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Senior vice-president for agriculture and public affairs Erin Heitkamp expects to see standardization of industry-sector issues and key performance indicators.
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The South African private equity firm said the Gates Foundation's decision that the woven polymer storage bags had reached commercial maturity cleared the way for it to invest in the product, which is used in the cement and agriculture industries.
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A three-year USDA-sponsored study found $47.5bn of assets are being managed through 70 investment strategies that include criteria associated with holistic ag 'regenerative' approaches.
The firm invested in Cropnuts, which provides lab tests on soil, water and crops, alongside AHL Venture Partners, with food security a continuing thematic for the Dutch family office investor.
FinDev Canada’s CIO says its focus on women’s empowerment means it will take into account female executives’ backgrounds and experience when evaluating funds
The development finance institution’s CIO says its focus on women’s economic empowerment means it will incorporate a broader view of female executives’ backgrounds and experience when evaluating funds for potential investment.
Co-founders Adam Waglay and Dustin Beck say donating a portion of profits from KKR spinout's $520m debut fund will help it to deepen connections in the food industry.
Chief operating officer Nicole Neeman Brady told the Global Climate Action Plan Summit late last year that government support for the solar industry provided a useful model for fostering private water investments.
Signs of eroding barriers between largely separate corners of the markets are generating excitement and offer hints for managers looking to meet new demand.
Soros Economic Development Fund principal Jocelyn Songco says the first-loss tranche provided to the Yield Uganda Investment Fund shows how impact finance can adapt to unorthodox strategies in high-risk sectors.
After launching an evergreen vehicle targeting high-net worth individuals in 2017, CEO Tom Eisenhauer says the new more flexible institutional structure comes amid a surge of interest from Canadian endowments and smaller pensions.
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