Posts By: aappel

One Earth: Philanthropy for Climate

The term net-zero refers to the idea of completely negating the amount of greenhouse gases produced by human activity by reducing emissions and implementing methods of absorbing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.  Karl Burkart, Deputy… Read more »

Pricing Down vs. Pricing Up

Over the long term, we believe that companies and assets facing significant climate risk will price down and those that offer solutions for decarbonization or adaptation will outperform. However, we expect a bumpy road ahead…. Read more »

Robert Downey Jr.’s Footprint Coalition

Individual investor access to climate focused investments in the venture capital space is generally not so easy to find.  Footprint Coalition Ventures, founded by Jonathan Schulhof, Robert Downey Jr., and Steve Levin, is a sustainable… Read more »

Integrating Climate Science and Investing

An increasing number of asset managers are hiring climate scientists to do research, as it is very difficult to separate climate-focused investment strategies from climate risk science and data.  In this week’s edition of The… Read more »

The Essence of ESG and Climate Investing

In our conversations, experts who’ve been working in the ESG and climate investing industry for years often comment on how the level of information and new insights can be overwhelming.  Prioritizing time to learn can… Read more »

Assessing Brick & Mortar Carbon Footprints

Buildings generate nearly 40% of annual CO2 emissions. [1]  Despite being the #1 contributor to greenhouse and carbon emissions, the built environment is often overlooked as a significant contributor. In this segment of The Great… Read more »