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ESG Investing…Capitalism 2.0

Arizona-based Footprint sells biodegradable packaging to food giants such as Conagra. New York software firm First Access facilitates microfinance loans in the developing world. And virtual marketplace First Harvest sells surplus produce to reduce food waste. These young companies strive to improve sustainability and benefit the social good while generating competitive returns. They, like many others, are on the leading edge of impact investing, which looks at not just profits, but also how they are…
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How to Invest In Clean Energy

For most people, helping out the environment doesn’t mean completely overhauling the way we live. It’s simply choosing more sustainable ways to do what we already do. Like buying reusable grocery bags or purchasing clothes from environmentally conscious companies. Green investing is a powerful way for you to drive change towards a more sustainable society. Under the umbrella of socially responsible investing, green investing is the strategy of investing in environmentally conscious companies that make…
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What Is Green Investing?

For most people, helping out the environment doesn’t mean completely overhauling the way we live. It’s simply choosing more sustainable ways to do what we already do. Like buying reusable grocery bags or purchasing clothes from environmentally conscious companies, green investing is a powerful way for you to drive change towards a more sustainable society. Under the umbrella of socially responsible investing, green investing is the strategy of investing in environmentally conscious companies that make…
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Vegan Companies…Stay Solo or Be Acquired?

Plant-based meat sales exceeded $12.1 billion in 2019. While the global plant-dairy alternative market is projected to rise to $21.7 billion by 2022. It’s increasingly obvious that a greater number of consumers are demanding plant-based products, either for medical reasons or as a healthier lifestyle choice. None of this has gone unnoticed by the larger, non-vegan industry players who are concerned about their business models becoming outdated. The world’s population is projected to reach close…
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Beyond Meat…McDonald’s New “Secret Sauce”?

Shares of Beyond Meat, which supplied the patties for McDonald’s recent P.L.T. pilot, initially plunged on the news that McDonald’s was crafting its own plant-based line of meats. Gains were erased and shares fell as much as 10 percent—the biggest intraday decline in four months. Trading in the stock was even briefly paused due to the volatility. Beyond Meat later announced that it helped create the plant based patty the fast-food giant will roll out…
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