Category: GLOBE Capital

Smart City Connected Grid

3 reasons why we need to talk about investment, infrastructure and innovation

by Mike Gerbis, CEO of GLOBE Series At GLOBE Series, we bring together people from industry, government and the non-profit sectors to accelerate the transition to the clean economy. GLOBE Forum is the world’s longest-running…

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Renewable Energy for All – An Interview with Mafalda Duarte

By investing in the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), advanced economies have helped the developing world more fully participate in the global energy transition. More than 300 projects later, Mafalda Duarte, who heads up the funds,…

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The Resource Revolution: Is it Here? – An Interview with Scott Jacobs

Scott spent a decade working in Silicon Valley as a tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist. A believer in the power of innovation to solve big problems, Scott decided to apply his expertise to energy and…

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The Three Pillars of Financing the 21st Century

  To ensure prosperity through the coming decades, leading economies will need to invest heavily in advanced and resilient infrastructure. For the private sector, the upside is enormous: Necessary global investment is projected at around US$90 trillion by 2030 (Seizing…

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Make it Stick and Make it Quick: In Countdown to Signing Ceremony, Investors Urge World Leaders to Ratify Paris Agreement

While exciting, this weekend’s Earth Day Paris Agreement signing ceremony will be a largely symbolic exercise. It will take a ratified deal to really open the floodgates of capital needed to build a two-degree world.…

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The GLOBE 2016 Ah-Ha Moments Series: Financing The Future We Need

The Paris Agreement makes it plain: We need to change the world, and fast. Our cities and communities—and the systems that power, connect, and supply them with essential services—desperately need a 21st-century overhaul. We’ll need…

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Save the Date: GLOBE Capital is taking place in Toronto, Canada from April 4-5, 2017

What Is It? GLOBE Capital 2017 is a new, invitation-only summit from the team who brought you the GLOBE 2016 Leadership Summit, which opened with an inspiring message by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. This new,…

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