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Shaping the Future of Impact Investing

Shaping the Future of Impact Investing

Several weeks ago, a team from Ross had the opportunity to compete in the final stage of the 2017 MBA Impact Investing Network and Training (MIINT), an “experiential lab designed to give business and graduate students a hands-on education in impact investing.” The...

Wall Street Green Finance Summit

Wall Street Green Finance Summit

At the 16th Wall Street Green Summit in New York in March, I heard from 100 sustainability leaders, as well as financiers, lawyers and government leaders such as Catherine McKenna, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, about the latest trends in...

Michael Elchinger

Michael Elchinger

Mike Elchinger is a Project Leader in the Project Development and Finance Advisory Group at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). For over 10 years Mike has worked on engagements as a project manager and analyst providing environmental, economic and...

Greg Buzzell

Greg Buzzell

Greg’s focus in the Erb Program is in the renewable energy and clean-tech industries. After his first year, he interned in the EDF Climate Corps Program at Accenture - identifying financial and environmental savings through energy efficiency. At Accenture he completed...

Why Companies are becoming B Corporations

Why Companies are becoming B Corporations

Published in the Harvard Business Review, June 17, 2016. The landscape of American corporations is changing. Since the financialization of the economy in the late 1970s, corporate governance practices have tightly linked the purpose of business with maximizing...

Where does your money sleep at night?

Where does your money sleep at night?

When looking into business schools, I met with many a finance guru in investment and private wealth management to better understand the crossroads of sustainable impact and finance. My questions were met mostly with blank stares—and subsequent explanations that...

Panamanian Women Embrace Microcredit for Improved Lives

Panamanian Women Embrace Microcredit for Improved Lives

This blog was originally posted on the Cultivating Change: Agriculture and Food Security Blog. Ian Robinson recently returned from a Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) assignment in Panama working with another Partners’ project called EducaFuturo. Below he shares his experience:...

Erb Faculty Member, Tom Lyon featured in The Guardian

Erb Faculty Member, Tom Lyon featured in The Guardian

Erb Faculty Member, Tom Lyon opines that although Warren Buffet and ‪‎Berkshire Hathaway's‬ record of astute financial moves is hard to argue with, he may be missing the mark in terms of under-estimating the pace and acceleration of ‪‎climate change‬ and what that...

Solar Financing in the U.S. – An Intern’s Explanation (Part I)

Solar Financing in the U.S. – An Intern’s Explanation (Part I)

The Basics of Solar Financing Background You might say the solar industry is doing well. There’s a plethora of statistics that can be used to back up this assertion, but the graph below may sum up the picture best. Installation prices are falling, adoption is growing,...