The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has announced £2.1 million in aid to protect endangered wildlife and create thousands of sustainable jobs. Partnerships for Forests and SYSTEMIQ will provide commercial and strategic expertise to the projects in Bukit Tigapuluh and to manage the investment pipeline in Indonesia.
NOVA Chemicals today announced a three-year investment in support of Project STOP of nearly $2 million (1.5 million EUR) to prevent plastic debris from reaching the ocean. Project STOP is a new global initiative to design and implement solutions to reduce marine plastic pollution especially in countries with high leakage of plastics into our oceans.
SYSTEMIQ has invested in OpenInvest, the first digital investment advisor for socially responsible investing, which has announced its recent raise of US$10.4 million in Series A funding.
SYSTEMIQ has been selected as the consultancy partner to support strategy development and business planning for a Green Finance Institute (GFI), funded by the City of London Corporation and UK Government. The purpose of the Institute is to champion sustainable finance in the UK and abroad.
SYSTEMIQ’s Ocean Plastic team led a well-attended Marine Pollution round table at the Sixth GEF Assembly in Da Nang Vietnam.
Jeremy Oppenheim, founder of SYSTEMIQ, moderated an insightful and action-oriented roundtable at the GEF 6th Assembly in Da Nang, Vietnam in June. The session sought to convey to audience members the huge opportunity offered by the GEF’s recent allocation of $500 million to the Food Systems, Land Use and Restoration Impact Program.
SYSTEMIQ is pleased to announce that Dr. David Nabarro, a SYSTEMIQ Senior Advisor, has been named one of two recipients of the 2018 World Food Prize from the World Food Prize Foundation.
Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever and Chair of the Food & Land Use Coalition, shines a light on the challenges facing the food and land use systems, and FOLU's part in unlocking opportunities linked to making them sustainable and inclusive.
Joi Danielson, SYSTEMIQ's Programme Director for Project STOP, was interviewed for a story about the ocean plastics challenge in Asia, by Agence-France Presse, among the top three global news agencies and wire services in the world.
The Food and Land Use Coalition has supported the development of the Food and Land Use chapter of the New Climate Economy (NCE)’s ‘Global Opportunities Report’.
The Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU) formally launched its Ethiopian national program at a government-hosted meeting of the Climate Resilient Green Economy initiative in Addis Ababa on 15th May 2018.
he University of Innsbruck, Innovation Lab for Sustainability and SYSTEMIQ hosted a series of key note speeches and panel discussion with young entrepreneurs, students and international thought leaders.
SYSTEMIQ is pleased to announce that it has invested in Electron, a UK-based energy tech company.
BioCarbon Engineering, a UK company with the ambition to plant 500 billion trees by 2060 through the use of drones, has received a funding boost of US$2.5 million. The seed investment comes from SYSTEMIQ, and Parrot, a leading European drone group.
SYSTEMIQ was founded on the principle that positive disruption is required to combat climate change. We plan to deploy $20-40m over the next 3 years and are looking for early-stage companies who share our mission-driven agenda. If you share our mission, fit our criteria and are raising money, please reach out to us.
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The Business & Sustainable Development Commission, a 2-year initiative, formally closed January 2018 in Davos.
We are delighted to share our 2017 highlights in this newsletter.
SYSTEMIQ, Legal & General and Modern Energy invest in UPSIDE ENERGY, the demand-side response platform.
Christmas is approaching - and with it a lot of bittersweet temptations!
With a side event during COP23, acatech together with the EllenMacArthur Foundation and SYSTEMIQ, launched an initiative to implement Circular Economy principles in the Germany industry.
Learn more about the events in which SYSTEMIQ is involved at COP23 in Bonn.
Growing rural vs. urban - farms on their way to the city
At Our Ocean conference on 5-6 October 2017, Borealis is announcing Project STOP - a EUR 4 million initiative to accelerate waste management system improvements in South-East Asia.
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Earlier this month, SYSTEMIQ became a member of the Global Impact Investment Network (“GIIN”).
On 26 September 2017, Tropical Forests Alliance 2020 and Partnerships for Forests co-hosted the first Southeast Asia Implementation Dialogue alongside the Governors’ Climate and Forests Task Force Annual Meeting to catalyse action-oriented partnerships to reduce deforestation and carbon emissions.