Climate AI Podcast Examines the Impact of Sustainable Ag with Dave Chen

#Agriculture is faced with the critical challenge of reducing #pesticide use, improving water efficiency, and building a food system that is #resilient to #climatechange all while delivering nutritious affordable food for the masses. In this episode we sit down with Dave Chen to talk about the technology that his team at Equilibrium is betting their $1B+ fund on, a technology that is expected to deliver impact at scale, on all fronts.

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Why Are So Few Institutional Investors and Ag-Focused Asset Managers Capitalizing on Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Opportunities?

Why Are So Few Institutional Investors and Ag-Focused Asset Managers Capitalizing on Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Opportunities?

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What role does ESG play in the ‘new normal’?

Facing existential crisis, it’s only natural that our perspective will change — for better and for worse. In recent weeks and months, as many of us have “sheltered in place” in the face of a global pandemic, each of us has come to grips with a valuable reminder of what’s truly important: family, friends and colleagues; security and safety; food and water; healthcare.

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US/Dutch collaboration to create Appalachia AgTech capital

AppHarvest is building one of the world’s largest controlled environment agriculture facilities. The company announced that it has brought together more than a dozen organizations, including the governments of the Netherlands and Kentucky as well as universities and private companies, to commit to the creation of America’s AgTech capital in Appalachia.

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Kellogg School to award the Moskowitz Prize for social finance research

The annual Moskowitz Prize for research on sustainable and responsible investing and the financial implications of responsible business practices is moving to the Kellogg School of Management (also the home of the Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge and the Sustainable Finance Faculty Consortium, which is meeting this week).

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Agent of Impact Call No. 19: Green infrastructure is back on the agenda (audio)

Driven by falling price curves for renewables, mispriced risk, and the need to ramp up climate finance to avert a planetary crisis, investors are finding opportunity in distributed solar and wind plants, waste-to energy facilities, wastewater systems and sustainable agriculture.

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