Tuesday, September 28, 2021

The Brief: Resilience force for hurricane recovery (podcast), small business digitization in India and Pakistan, EVs in Australia, lower minimums for climate funds - ImpactAlpha

Last updated Monday, August 30, 2021 07:12 ET , Source: TopWireNews

Greetings, Agents of Impact! The Call: Capitalism Reimagined. We’re all universal owners now. In financial markets, new calculations of risk and value are upending business as usual. Join Engine No. 1’s Michael O’Leary, The Shareholder Commons’ Sara Murphy, Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs and other Agents of Impact to talk long-term stewardship, investment guardrails and shareholder democracy with ImpactAlpha and Omidyar Network, Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 10am PT / 1pm ET / 6pm London. RSVP today. Featured: The Reconstruction Recovery from Hurricane Ida starts with equitable treatment for the ‘resilience force’ of essential workers (podcast). With hurricane winds still blowing and rain falling, essential workers are already stepping up to restore services and communities in Louisiana and elsewhere. No, it’s not too early to center equity, justice and worker rights as Hurricane Ida relief efforts get underway. Exactly 16 years after Hurricane Katrina, Ida provides an opportunity to use recovery efforts to redress inequalities instead of exacerbating them. “The first few weeks after a disaster, the period called ‘rapid repair,’ are absolutely critical,” Saket Soni, executive director of Resilience Force, tells host Monique Aiken in a new episode of The Reconstruction podcast. “That’s really what the workforce will be focused on. Our job is to go and support them make sure they can finish that critical American work. And to make sure that government actors and private...

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