Category: News

The American Dream and the Climate Monster

25 June, 2019

By Trevor Neilson Read the original post on Medium Every day we are confronted by new, terrifying examples of the climate emergency we are living in. A historic drought in Chennai, the sixth-largest city in India, is so severe that it’s now visible from space. Over 4.6 million citizens are coveting every drop of water. The city has 99 percent […]

Statement from Trevor Neilson, Co-founder and CEO of i(x) investments, about Extinction Rebellion Protests in London Targeting Finance Companies

25 April, 2019

The Extinction Rebellion protests today in London targeting Goldman Sachs, the UK Treasury, the Bank of England, Deutsche Bank and other institutions are a wake-up call for the global finance community. Climate change is an emergency and investing in fossil fuels accelerates the emergency and increases the global risk associated with carbon emissions. Scientists agree […]

Christine Harada Featured in Barron’s on Federal Climate Report

10 December, 2018

Barron’s recently reported on the nearly 2,000-page climate-change report released by federal agencies just over a week ago—and we’re proud to see our own president Christine Harada featured in the piece! As former Chief Sustainability Officer for the Obama administration, Harada has unique insight into the severity of the threat posed by climate change—to America’s […]

A Conversation with our President

4 December, 2018

We recently sat down with i(x) investments President Christine Harada to gain her insight into some burning questions about impact investing and what’s going on in the world today. “Impact investing is growing globally, and across all asset classes,” says i(x) President Christine Harada. In her view, impact investing is the “natural evolution” of traditional […]

When Climate Change Becomes Personal

20 November, 2018

Read the original article on Medium 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 […]

It’s Time To End Our Worship Of Oil

23 October, 2018

Read the original article on Medium Walking into his “Davos in the Desert” conference Tuesday, the Saudi Crown Prince was given a standing ovation. This is the same man who ordered the capture, torture, murder and dismemberment of a Washington Post reporter and US resident. What brings about this type of adoration for a dictator who has […]

Friday Finance Roundup, Global Climate Action Summit 2018

24 September, 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. We first heard from Keynote speaker Rachel Kyte, CEO of Sustainable […]

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

13 September, 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. The firm also announced that it has appointed Board Member Sarah Bloom Raskin, the former Deputy Secretary of the United States Treasury, […]

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

9 October, 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 […]

Profit with Purpose

28 September, 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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