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Incofin has compared the water sector to what the financial inclusion space looked like for impact investors 20 years ago.
Colorado-based VoLo Earth Ventures closes its debut fund on $90m, almost doubling its targeted $50m.  
New Jersey-based Syridex Bio is financing therapies for diseases that disproportionately affect underserved populations.
An update from Monika Nachyla, partner responsible for ESG and investor relations at Abris, on the firm's net-neutral by 2025 ambition.
The project aligns with NREP's target of becoming 100% carbon neutral by 2028, without external offsets.
SBTi will provide more clarity and guidance on how to set targets across a range of sectors and business activities.
There is a 'pernicious idea' in VC that taking into consideration the identity and background of portfolio company founders means reprioritising returns, says diversity-focused VC Kapor Capital.
The impact investment firm leverages 'complicated government subsidy programmes' in its pursuit of smaller deals, and says it is on track to create 'the largest clean energy portfolio serving low and moderate income communities in the country'.
Karem Kobayashi will continue to lead EV’s responsible investment mandate.
Brunel Pension Partnership, one of the UK’s Local Government Pension Scheme pools, has cornerstoned Oxford's debut real estate impact fund, which is targeting £400m.

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