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When Climate Change Becomes Personal

November 20, 2018

Just over a week ago the Woolsey Fire exploded, roaring through the mountains in which I live. My wife, two-year-old son, and dog jumped in the car with a few family photos and joined over 200,000 others in a mass evacuation, a line of cars chased by a cloud of apocalyptic smoke.

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It’s Time To End Our Worship Of Oil

October 23, 2018

The investors and business leaders who stood to applaud the Crown Prince are part of a global business community that sees capital as being amoral.

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Friday Finance Roundup

September 24, 2018

On Friday, September 14, 2018, i(x) investments hosted the Friday Finance Roundup at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, CA. The event was a success with a large turnout of leading industry professionals who gathered to discuss the issues surrounding climate change.

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i(x) investments Names Former Chief Sustainability Officer of the U.S. Christine Harada President; Appoints Former Deputy Secretary of the US Treasury Sarah Bloom Raskin Chair

September 13, 2018

NEW YORK, NY, Sept. 13, 2018 – i(x) investments, a multi-strategy impact investing company, today announced that Christine Harada, former Chief Sustainability Officer of the United States, has joined the firm as President.

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Affordable Housing for All — Working Together We Can Solve the Bay Area Housing Crisis

October 9, 2017

Read original article in Medium The shortage of affordable housing for low, moderate, and even middle income households is at crisis levels in major cities around the world, from Hong Kong to London to New York City. In the Bay Area, the housing crisis may well even be worse. San Francisco is now the most expensive rental […]

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Profit with Purpose

September 28, 2017

Read original article in Medium The internet is abuzz today with the latest in what seems like a never-ending stream of stories about silly Bay Area start-ups. Bodega hopes to replace brick and mortar neighborhood stores with wired vending machines but upon announcing itself to the world drew swift condemnation from those who like their neighborhood bodega […]

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i(x) investments Taps Ex-U.S. Treasury Deputy Secretary for Board

August 28, 2017

Read original article in Impact Alpha Sarah Bloom Raskin joins board of impact investing firm. The impact investment firm i(x) investments, known for its structure as a permanent holding company, has appointed Sarah Bloom Raskin to its Board of Directors. From 2014 to 2017, Raskin served as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury — the first […]

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i(x) investments Names Former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Sarah Bloom Raskin to Board of Directors

August 10, 2017

Read press release here i(x) investments, a multi-strategy social impact investment firm, today announces the appointment of Sarah Bloom Raskin to its Board of Directors. From March 2014 through January 2017, Ms. Raskin served as the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. In addition to the broad range of policy, operational and organizational […]

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Using Capital as a Tool for Social Change: The i(x) Model

June 29, 2017

Read original article in Medium The world of finance has had a very bad week. With the recent news of scandal at Binary Capital it seemed like a good time for me to explain why i(x) investments is called i(x) investments — and what that might mean for you. As math people notice immediately, i(x) is written in the […]

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Diehard Coders Just Rescued Nasa’s Earth Science Data

February 13, 2017

Read original article in Wired ON SATURDAY MORNING, the white stone buildings on UC Berkeley’s campus radiated with unfiltered sunshine. The sky was blue, the campanile was chiming. But instead of enjoying the beautiful day, 200 adults had willingly sardined themselves into a fluorescent-lit room in the bowels of Doe Library to rescue federal climate data. Like […]

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