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September 16, 2019 - Funding - Financing, Reporting, Measuring

Impact Links: Grocery Store “Happy Hours”; IKEA’s Progress in Becoming a Circular Business; The World Bank on AI in Education; The Tipping Point of Clean Energy; San Francisco’s Waste Problem Turned into Climate Solution; Shell’s Investment in Natur

  • As food waste becomes a major global problem, grocery stores now offer “happy hours” as a solution.
  • IKEA’s sustainability chief describes the company’s progress in becoming a circular business by 2030.
  • The World Bank explains how data and artificial intelligence will change the education landscape.
  • Clean energy has reached a tipping point: it’s cheaper to build new renewables than it is to build natural gas plants.
  • How did San Francisco turn its waste problem into a climate solution?
  • Shell is playing a big role in increasing global demand for forest offsets, investing $300 million in natural ecosystem projects.
  • The world’s largest responsible investor group is mounting a campaign to end the man-made fires in the Amazon rainforest.
  • Sonoma County might be the most sustainable wine region in the world and the region will pilot a new climate adaptation program in 2020.