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Investment into UK 'tech for good' surges amid climate crisis

On Oct 27, 2020
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UK impact firms have received nearly ten times more investment in the past five years as investors turn their attention to issues such as climate change.

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"UK impact tech firms have received nearly ten times more investment in the past five years as European investors turned their attention to issues such as climate change" @angharadcarrick for @cityam https://t.co/v3cqyViA26
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Investment into UK 'tech for good' surges amid climate crisis

Investment into UK 'tech for good' surges amid climate crisis

UK impact firms have received nearly ten times more investment in the past five years as investors turn their attention to issues such as climate change.

Investment into UK impact startups surges: 9.5x increase 2014 – 2019

Investment into UK impact startups surges: 9.5x increase 2014 – 2019

New research from Tech Nation and Dealroom reveals that investment into UK impact startups increased 9.5x between 2014 and 2019. UK impact startups have raised €1.4B so far in 2020 with ...

Sustainable Financing, Climate Action Take Centre Stage During New York, Halifax Meetings

Sustainable Financing, Climate Action Take Centre Stage During New York, Halifax Meetings

Boosting the political momentum for climate action has taken centre stage in multiple high-level meetings across North America this month, including a

Climate Investment Funds joins the Alliance for Hydromet Development

Climate Investment Funds joins the Alliance for Hydromet Development

The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) is officially joining the Alliance for Hydromet Development. The virtual ceremony is taking place during the week-long Executive Council Meeting of the ...

‘New Bretton Woods’ needed to fix global system and climate: outgoing UN official

‘New Bretton Woods’ needed to fix global system and climate: outgoing UN official

As she steps down from leading UN sustainable energy push, Rachel Kyte said global institutions must be rebuilt and aligned with action on climate change

Champions

Champions

In order to further enhance the success of the Summit and to highlight the special importance of women’s leadership in climate action, the CVF Marshall Islands Presidency has formed a group ...

2019 Climate Change Conference

2019 Climate Change Conference

On Monday, 9 December 2019, IISD Reporting Services, through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) meeting coverage, covered the 2019 Climate Change Conference, which runs from 2 to 13 ...

EIB President Werner Hoyer announces major progress on tackling climate change globally at the One Planet Summit in New York

EIB President Werner Hoyer announces major progress on tackling climate change globally at the One Planet Summit in New York

Attending the second One Planet Summit in New York City, the EIB is announcing progress on initiatives hailed as “transformative” that will deliver on the ambitious Paris Agreement to ...

Fonerwa wins top UN award for climate action

Fonerwa wins top UN award for climate action

Rwanda Green Fund (FONERWA) on Friday received the United Nations 2018 Momentum for Change Award for its outstanding contribution to addressing climate change. Every year, the United ...

Investment in Europe’s tech startups surged 40 percent to a record $34.3 billion this year

Investment in Europe’s tech startups surged 40 percent to a record $34.3 billion this year

European startups earned a record level of investment in 2019, drawing $34.3 billion in venture capital since the start of the year, according to the latest “State of European Tech” ...

World may miss carbon targets unless big firms improve – Mark Carney

World may miss carbon targets unless big firms improve – Mark Carney

Bank of England governor warns City about need for businesses to fully disclose climate impact

Microsoft, Nestlé and BlackRock put climate action centre stage at Davos

Microsoft, Nestlé and BlackRock put climate action centre stage at Davos

This week’s gathering of business leaders and government heads in Davos for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting is a major date in the sustainable business calendar, with big ...

Tackling climate change in the poorest countries

Tackling climate change in the poorest countries

Burundi. © Sarah Farhat/World Bank [[tweetable]]How can we help the poorest countries deal with climate change? The challenge is huge.[[/tweetable]] Globally, the last three years were the ...

Development-bank climate funds seek new dollars, as competition heats up

Development-bank climate funds seek new dollars, as competition heats up

Ministers from poor and emerging economies call on donors to top up the Climate Investment Funds