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I listened to 82 finance startup pitches — here's what I learned about where Wall Street is heading

They're gaining customers at a pace and have been making a lot of noise.<p>According to UBS Evidence Lab, the use of financial services from nonbank providers is set to surge by as much as 150% over the next year. A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers global fintech survey found that 60% of asset and wealth …

Governors Launch a New Offensive in the Fight for Clean Energy

The bipartisan push for wind and solar doesn’t have much to say about climate change.<p>You don’t have to care about climate change to want more clean energy.<p>That’s the message a group of 17 Republican and Democratic governors sent by signing the Accord for a Clean Energy Futureon Tuesday. The …

Doubling The Share Of Renewable Energy By 2030 Could Increase Global GDP By $1.3 Trillion

Economic growth and environmental sustainability have often been seen as mutually exclusive. It seemed like countries could not really boost their GDP without sacrificing a bit of sustainability.<p>A recent report by the Abu Dabhi based International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), tells a different …

France passes 'pioneering' food waste bill to ban supermarkets from binning unused food

France passes new food waste bill obliging supermarkets to hand over unused food to charity and not destroy leftover products, claiming the law will be "unique in Europe"<p>France is to enact a law to reduce the estimated 7 million tons of food wasted in the country each year.<p>The law forces French …

Your business can facilitate social change by doing what it does best

<i>Tania Carnegie is leader, KPMG impact ventures, and a member of Canada's National Advisory Board to the G8 Social Impact Investment Taskforce.</i><p>Remember corporate social responsibility? In the early 2000s, the idea of aligning a company's donations and expertise with its industrial interests, or …