What’s the role of insurance in combating climate change? Which ESG companies are truly environmentally friendly? How can innovative financial structures help meet the financing needs of nonprofits? Undergraduate, graduate, and PhD students gather monthly in the Impact Finance Lab to brainstorm and create new knowledge addressing some of the biggest questions involved in this space.
At the same time, Initiative directors and faculty work with external partners to develop the field of conservation finance, to increase private, return-seeking investment in environmental protection, and to increase training opportunities.
“Basically, we want to put together ways to finance a better world,” says David Ng.