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Arise to Open its Doors in January 2017

In a press release Banque Popular Du Rwanda (BPR) announced that Rabobank, FMO and Norfund are pooling their activities into a new investment and development vehicle named Arise as of January 1st 2107. The ambition of the...

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We Only Consume 20 out of 300.000 Edible Plants!

Mother earth counts around 300.000 edible plants, yet, on average, 80% of our caloric intake is derived from 20 highly modified species. This interesting fact inspired an organisation called Bio-Innovation Zimbabwe (BIZ) to rediscover...

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The Worse You See the More You Will do!

”You have to go to these places and let your heart break”. Watch how Melinda Gates tells about how envisioning herself on the opposite side of the table helps her contribute towards solutions of some...

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US SIF 2016 Trends

The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (US SIF) published their 11th report on Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing trends. Many impact veterans will be familiar with this two yearly research effort which has been...

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Trump May Spur SRI

While Trump is preparing to withdraw the US from their commitment towards the Paris climate agreement, he may actually be good news for the socially responsible investing market. Why? Well because his government doesn’t...

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Turn Your Money Into Real Change

The phenomenon Impact Investing is becoming more defined and better understood by the day. It is also rapidly becoming mainstream! Yet, a quick and dirty catchy little video always helps!   

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This Sh*t Makes Sense!

Molly Winter is sometimes referred to as ”The Poo Princess”. Why? Well, maybe it’s because she literally claims our poo and and pee have superpowers! She argues we should use our ”daily doodle” in...

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Elon Musk Presents the Powerwall 2

Did you know that the sun provides enough energy in just one hour to supply our planet’s energy needs for an entire year? Amazing right! Well, this crazy fact has driven many to try and effectively...