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Goldman Sachs' $40 Billion Clean Energy Investment: Sustainable Finance Awesomeness or Public Relations Ploy?

A ten-year financial commitment to green energy is a good thing. So why all the cynicism?

At its annual shareholder meeting Thursday in Jersey City, New Jersey, Wall Street behemoth Goldman Sachs announced that it plans to invest $40 billion into global renewable energy projects over the next decade.

Facebook, Shmacebook: Make Your Money Work in Africa

African entrepreneurs are struggling to get funding. Impact investors, stop checking your Facebook page and listen up

If you're thinking about purchasing stock in Facebook, Walter Lamberson has something to say to you: "Facebook doesn't need your money, invest in Africa instead."

Shortlist Announced for 2012 FT/IFC Sustainable Finance Awards

"This is a very impressive list of nominees, combining institutions we know well from previous years with new names that are beginning to make a mark in this important field." -- Martin Dickson, Deputy Editor, Financial Times, and Co-chair of Sustainable Finance Awards judging panel

Partial Eclipse of the Sun: Cloudy Days Ahead for Solar Energy Sector

Just hours before trading was to begin, BrightSource Energy cancelled its I.P.O. Is the light of the sun dimming on the solar industry?

A Venture Capital Solution for Biodiversity Loss

The world's governments have failed to stop biodiversity loss. Can market-based initiatives fare better?

Different Rules, Same Goals: The Glocalization of Sustainable Investment Strategies

The first-ever sustainable and responsible investment global trends report will be released in December

Green Things Come in Small Packages: Assessing the Economic Impact and Sustainability of Green Nanotechnology

"Nanotechnologies have the potential to advance as 'instruments of sustainability' only if we encourage and witness broad expansion of green nano practices and technologies." -- David Rejeski, Director, Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

A Win-Win for Women: New Calvert Foundation Impact Investment Initiative Gets $1 Million Citi Grant

A new impact investment initiative aims to create opportunities for underserved women around the world

Women's History Month may be over, but as the many events and panel discussions held at the United Nations on and around March 8 to celebrate International Women's Day showed, not only is there much work yet to be done, it's getting done.

Great Danes: Denmark Makes Huge Leap Toward Fossil Fuel-Free Future

Last week, Denmark rolled out the world's most ambitious green energy policy. Held og lykke!

Donald Trump to Scotland's Wind Power: You're Fired!

The seaside view from Trump's golf course in Scotland may soon include an offshore wind farm. The Donald is not pleased

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