Despite setbacks in the U.S., global green investments soar in 2017

By |February 1st, 2018|

While the U.S. federal government stepped back on climate change leadership, the rest of the world held steadfast on the shift towards a low-carbon economy. Clean technologies such as electric vehicles and renewable energy are competing well, outperforming most other sectors. Nothing trumps good economics - and the future looks bright for green investments.

Profit Centre: Why we invest in sustainability

By |May 13th, 2014|

I receive a phone call nearly every week from someone asking me how the Toronto Atmospheric Fund got into and does “impact investing.”  By impact investing, we’re referring to how we invest TAF’s $23 million endowment in a manner that aligns with our mandate: […]

An evening with Al Gore

By |October 14th, 2011|

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to join TAF Board and Investment Committee volunteers for an intimate meeting with former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, arguably the world’s leading climate change advocate.  Mr. Gore showered praise on the innovative financing solutions and incubation activities of […]