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August 19, 2019 - Funding - Financing, Reporting, Measuring

Impact Links: ESG Ratings; P&G Interviews; Stanford Study Shows Racial Bias in VC; Helsinki Sustainability App; World’s Most Sustainable Industrial Building; IPCC Climate Change Report; Climate Change and the Corporate World

  • How can you tell if your investment is really responsible? The Washington Post provides an overview of ESG ratings.
  • Procter & Gamble’s chief sustainability officer explains how she is making sustainability “irresistible” in a new piece in Forbes.
  • A new study led by a Stanford psychologist and Illumen Capital found that venture capital funds led by people of color face more bias the better they perform.
  • The city of Helsinki launched Think Sustainably, the world’s first app enabling residents and visitors to make informed daily choices and rate restaurants, attractions, shops, and accommodations using bespoke sustainability criteria.
  • Is this warehouse in the Netherlands the world’s most sustainable industrial building?
  • Seven things to know about the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s new report on climate change and land.
  • Climate risk mitigation is changing the corporate world, presenting both risk and opportunity.