Climate-change entrepreneurs need funding, but they also need the expertise, networking, and intellectual capital that incubators and foundations can provide.
Energy Innovations in sustainable energy
Credit unions focused specifically on financing environmental projects are beginning to offer a much-needed source of loans.
The time is ripe for companies to look beyond quarterly earnings and depreciation schedules, and into frameworks and strategies that will build long-term resilience.
Land restoration, clean energy, and sustainable agriculture offer better investment returns and more US jobs than oil, gas, and coal.
Changing the composition of the world’s energy supply is important, but it’s only half the battle against climate change.
How foundations can reimagine a proven philanthropic tool to more effectively address today’s social and environmental challenges.
Borrowing from the renewable energy sector, we can create a better food system by organizing regional governments to create markets for smaller producers and establishing coordinated networks that can amplify best practices.
Contrary to conventional economic wisdom, relying solely on carbon taxes will not create an optimal transition to clean energy.
It is time for the West to shift its orientation to India and other developing nations—away from a paternalistic position to one of true partnership.
Frequent changes in grantmaking strategies can undermine the resilience of nonprofit organizations and their progress on addressing urgent global issues.
NovoNutrients uses bacteria to convert CO2 and other industrial emissions into fish food.
After the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, the “energy rebels” of Schönau, Germany, launched a grassroots revolution in the Black Forest to take control of their community’s power. Their creation, EWS, not only triggered the country’s transition to renewable energy but also demonstrated the need for grassroots democratic control of energy production.
The experience of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves in accelerating investment, collective action, profitability, and impact provides lessons for other impact industries attempting to do the same in base of the pyramid markets across the developing world.
Cities are on the front line of congestion and climate change. Here are a few ways that UPS is partnering with stakeholders to address these issues.
aQysta’s Barsha pump aims to deliver water for agricultural irrigation without fuel, electricity, operating expenses, or greenhouse gas emissions.