Archive: climate change
The Early Investing Podcast: What We’d Like to See in 2023
By Early Investing on January 4, 2023
It’s a new year. And investors have a world of possibilities before them. We’re already facing some major challenges left over from 2022 — runaway inflation, a crypto bear market, and worsening climate change, to name a few. But that doesn’t mean 2023 will be a bad year. In fact, the Early Investing team is determined to make 2023 a good year. While we can’t control the future, we can…
How Startups Can Help the Inflation Reduction Act
By Allison Brickell on August 17, 2022
As temperatures rise across the country, climate change is grabbing more headlines — and the attention of the U.S. government. The Senate just passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, which includes the most comprehensive climate legislation in U.S.
Startup Investing and Impact Investing Go Hand in Hand
By Andy Gordon on February 16, 2022
I don’t have many hard-and-fast rules as an investor. But one I follow to the letter. I don’t invest in jerks. I have my own ideas of how to put that into practice. When I’m looking at a public stock company, I…
Two Ways Startups Are Benefiting From the Great Resignation
By Allison Brickell on January 26, 2022
Headlines about the “labor shortage” have become a near daily occurrence. Millions of Americans are quitting their jobs and looking for better offers. But in reality, there isn’t a shortage of people who want to work. It’s just that more people are rejecting the low pay…
Startup Insider: ESG Investing Makes an Impact
By Early Investing on January 20, 2022
A growing number of investors are focusing on companies with ESG initiatives — environmental, social and corporate governance. These non-financial factors are standards that measure the ethical impact and sustainability of an investment in a company. This is also known as impact investing or sustainable investing. …
Slow Governments Won’t Stop This Startup From Saving the Planet
By Andy Gordon on November 4, 2021
“We need decarbonization now, across every sector in every country,” U.N. Secretary General António Guterres tweeted earlier this week. Don’t kill the messenger here, but he’s spitting in the wind. A plea for governments to pick up the pace of decarbonization will do little good. Not…
Cultured Meat Startups Are the Trend to Watch
By Andy Gordon on April 28, 2021
Heads up, meat lovers. Biden’s climate plan isn’t the biggest threat to the beef and chicken products you love so much. Neither is plant-based “fake meat.” The biggest threat to traditional meat is the “meat” being developed by new technologies right now. Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.)…
Don’t Plant Trees – Invest in Them
By Andy Gordon on February 19, 2020
Investing in a startup that produces highly sought-after timber will fatten your wallet AND do more to save the environment than any government program to plant trees.
News Fix: Former CFTC Chair Suggests a Digital Dollar Will Uphold U.S. Dominance in Global Finance
By Allison Brickell on October 19, 2019
In the news this week: Pennsylvania introduces a comprehensive marijuana legalization bill, the former CFTC chair calls for a digital dollar and Canva’s valuation gets a boost.
New Recommendation: An 11X Return at Minimum to Offset Your Carbon Footprint
By Andy Gordon on March 29, 2019
The company we’re recommending is working to reverse climate change - and its interests are perfectly aligned with its investors.