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Halcyon selects 11 fellows for its latest incubator group

Roodgally Hendel Senatus | ImpactAlpha Inclusive Economics The Washington, D.C.-based incubator an 18-month fellowship for social entrepreneurs PC: Washington Life Magazine The Washington, D.C.-based incubator offers a highly competitive 18-month fellowship for social entrepreneurs. Members of the 2018 class, which starts […]

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Beyond Meat takes a hearty helping of growth capital

Roodgally Hendel Senatus | ImpactAlpha Well-Being The alternative protein market is expected to grow by as much as 25% by 2022 Beyond Meat Burger | PC: Eater Investors have a growing appetite for “alternative proteins” as a healthier, more environmentally sustainable food source. […]

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Investors, meet the global goals | #VentureCanvas

ImpactAlpha | ImpactAlpha 2030 Finance ImpactAlpha’s special site focuses coverage on the mobilization of capital for climate action and inclusive, sustainable development Photo: Cia Pak / UN Looking back from 2030, it may be clear that a titanic shift already was […]

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Last Gasps: Coal is taking its lumps but isn’t dead yet

ImpactAlpha | ImpactAlpha Climate Finance Countries and corporations at One Planet summit move away from coal, but Poland — and the U.S.–are pushing back Belchatow brown coal mine and power station in Poland l Photo credit: New Economy By Eric J. Lyman PARIS — The announcements and […]

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Carbon Free Boston, by 2050

Jessica Pothering | ImpactAlpha 2030 Electric power, buildings, transportation, and waste among the city’s four broad elements for its Carbon Free Boston plan With urban hubs responsible for 75% of global greenhouse gas emissions, major global cities including Barcelona, Vancouver, and […]

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Jewish-lens investors ask, “Why impact?”

Beth DeBeer | ImpactAlpha Smarter Money JLens Investor Network hosted its first summit at Fordham University in New York this week JLens Investor Network summit at Fordham University l Photo credit: BlueStar Indexes As interest in impact investing grows, faith-based communities are […]