Let’s meet at FTT DeFi 2022
G7 to launch Climate Club by the end of the year.
Hello Impact Nation,
This week’s newsletter is shorter than usual. We had a great time meeting Sir John Lorimer, the Lieutenant Governor for the Isle of Man, Hon Laurence David Skelly MLC President of the Parliament of the Isle of Man and Hon Daphne Caine MHK, and the Climate Change team.
Fear not! I’ll be a speaker at FTT DeFi 2022, a physical + online event on deFining a new age of financial services. After my speech, we’ll gather with the Impact Nation and the event’s community. Feel free to join, ask questions, let’s get a drink (or tea) together.
Celebrate, learn, grow, have fun … together.
This Week We Are Diving Into:
1. Let’s meet at FTT DeFi 2022
2. Good Gossip
3. News & Opportunities
4. Coming Soon: Video Podcast with Elisa Giudici
The Impact Lady
FTT DeFi 2022
FTT DeFi will bring together the community of 700+ innovators and creators who are challenging the established thinking, and the establishment, when it comes to the future of financial services and beyond.
Learn more about the agenda here.
I’ll be at the “The big questions stage” at 11:30 talking about “Rethinking financial services to unlock inclusive DeFi”. See you there!
Congrats to …
Karen Lee ↪ has been appointed Head of Partnerships and Advocacy at AIA, the market leader in Asia based on life insurance premiums.
Dörte Höppner ↪ has been appointed Chief Sustainability Officer at The Riverside Company, a global investment firm focused on being one of the leading private capital options for investors, business owners and employees.
Bey Soo Khiang ↪ has been appointed to be a member of a new Sustainability Reporting Advisory Committee (SRAC) at Royal Golden Eagle, a global group of resource-based manufacturing companies.
Dr. Mark Cruise ↪ has been appointed Independent Non-Executive Director at Bunker Hill Mining Corp., the foundational asset in a modern high-margin mining company.
Maya Capital ↪ raised $100M in funding to triple the firm’s assets under management and invest in another 25 to 30 companies.
Cleartrace ↪ raised $20M to accelerate the growth of its carbon and energy management platform. Lead investor: ClearSky Other investors: Brookfield Renewable, EDF Energy North America, Tenaska & Exelon
Energy Dome ↪ raised $11M bridge funding round to accelerate the development of its larger, ten-hour duration 20MW/200MWh system. Lead investors: CDP Venture Capital Sgr & Barclays. Other investors: Novum Capital Partners
Vestack ↪ raised €10M in funding round to become a leader in low-carbon construction. Lead investor: Impact Private Equity fund of Mirova. Other investors: Ring Capital’s VC Impact fund Ring Mission and Karista.
News & Opportunities
European multinational bank raiding over greenwashing allegations could be a “sign of things to come” for Asian bankers
G7 to launch ‘climate club’ by the end of the year
G7 leaders pledged to raise $600 billion for developing countries
🚀 COMING SOON
Raising Money with Blended Capital in Impact in Tech - with Elisa Giudici, Co-founder of Impact Investing In Tech
Video interview available from Thursday - Stay tuned
It should not be necessary to add any disclaimer but … Let’s say it anyway! This is not financial or tax advice. This newsletter is strictly educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any assets or to make any financial decisions. DYOR - Do Your Own Research!