Entries by DigiTale

The New Economy: A Financial Climate for Climate Finance

The New Economy: A Financial Climate for Climate Finance As a member of the leadership of the World Academy of Arts and Science, Prof. Kahane has submitted a paper that will be presented at the upcoming online convention about Strategies for Transformative Global Leadership. This paper represents Prof. Kahane’s most up-to-date thoughts, ideas, and vision […]

Blackrock’s Larry Fink: A Fundamental Reshaping of Finance

Dear CEO, As an asset manager, BlackRock invests on behalf of others, and I am writing to you as an advisor and fiduciary to these clients. The money we manage is not our own. It belongs to people in dozens of countries trying to finance long-term goals like retirement. And we have a deep responsibility […]

Pew Research Center: A look at how people around the world view climate change

April 22 is Earth Day, an annual event that highlights environmental concerns and encourages civic action. This year’s Earth Day comes amid widespread global concern about climate change. Here are five facts about how people globally see climate change, drawn from a 2018 Pew Research Center survey on how people evaluate eight potential threats, as well as […]

The Guardian Reports: “One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns”

Climate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a week, though most draw little international attention and work is urgently needed to prepare developing countries for the profound impacts, the UN has warned. Catastrophes such as cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique and the drought afflicting India make headlines around the world. But large numbers of “lower impact events” […]

HBR Reports: Calculating the Value of Impact Investing

As concerns about scarcity and inequality become increasingly urgent, many investors are eager to generate both business and social returns—to “do well by doing good.” One avenue is impact investing: directing capital to ventures that are expected to yield social and environmental benefits as well as profits. But there’s a problem: Although the business world […]

Christiana Figueres in Tel Aviv

This past week saw the arrival of Christiana Figueres in Tel Aviv. Ms. Figueres received the prestigious Dan David prize from Tel Aviv University and spoke in front of an eager crowd of academics, business people and the general public. Watch the talk: Pt. 1 Pt. 2

Kahane’s Vision Coming to Life, Forbes reports: “Scaling Impact Investing To Trillions”

As part of the United Nations 2030 Agenda, the U.N. General Assembly has set forth the 17 global sustainable development goals (SDGs) to address poverty, hunger, health, education, gender equality, clean water, clean energy, economic growth, industry, inequality, cities, production, climate change, oceans, land, justice and partnerships. It’s estimated that achieving the SDGs would require $2–3 trillion […]