Ideas Made to Matter Climate Change

Clean tech is here, now we need people power

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With wind and solar cheaper and more prevalent, political willpower is what’s needed now to clean up the power grid, says climate activist Bill McKibben.

Oct 19, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Platform Strategy

2021 MIT Platform Report: new markets, green energy

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Reinvention, regulations, and the rise of green energy were highlights of the annual MIT Platform Strategy Summit.

Oct 12, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter My Idea Made to Matter

Finding value in the hard work of quant ESG investing

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For PanAgora’s chief investment officer, mining new data sources is central to an ESG investment strategy.

Sep 4, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter My Idea Made to Matter

This social change agent wants you to ‘fail better’

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Kara Penn, MBA ’07, applies insights from ‘smart mistakes’ to her organizational work at Mission Spark, Hustle Fund, and The Listening Challenge.

Aug 17, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Organizational Culture

How to lead a socially responsible organization

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From gun safety to voting rights to climate action, CEOs from Levi Strauss and Unilever describe how they decide which social issues to back, and why.

Jul 14, 2021
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Making connections to drive diversity in clean energy

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With Browning the Green Space, Kerry Bowie deploys a passion for streamlined efficiency to promote equity and inclusion in clean energy.

Jul 13, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Sustainability

Big banks embrace sustainable investing, but change is slow

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Institutional investors like Goldman Sachs and Citigroup have pledged to invest in projects that tackle the climate crisis. Here’s how they’re doing it — and where challenges remain.

Jul 8, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Research

4 researchers join MIT Sloan faculty

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Research topics include analyzing firm behavior, data-driven sequential decision-making, inequality and worker power, and renewable energy integration.

Jul 7, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Climate Change

How Salesforce, Amazon, Google measure climate impact

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Addressing climate change means matching data with targeted action. Tracking the right metrics, and using them the right way, is essential.

Jun 28, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Sustainability

3 hurdles to sustainable investing — and how to overcome them

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To jump-start sustainable investing, make sure investor goals are aligned, refresh outdated mental models, and standardize how impact is ranked and measured.

Jun 23, 2021
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