Ideas Made to Matter Finance

Barclays CEO lays out 3 top risks to business

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As a former chief risk officer, C.S. “Venkat” keeps an eye out for the unexpected. Here are the three business risks that concern him the most.

Mar 30, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Sustainability

How to source, support, and scale grassroots climate solutions

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The 2022 MIT Sustainability Summit celebrated the power of grassroots solutions, examined environmental justice, and detailed ways local visions can align with global efforts.

Mar 22, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Technology

Google’s Sundar Pichai on tech as an agent for change

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Artificial intelligence is a profound technology “as important or more than fire and electricity,” according to Alphabet’s Sundar Pichai.

Mar 17, 2022
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A two-eyed seeing approach to conservation

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Patricia Saulis taps into Western tradition and Indigenous knowledge systems for ideas to address environmental conservation.

Mar 7, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Climate Change

MIT clean tech companies to watch

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From alternative fuels and next-gen batteries to compact fusion and carbon capture, here is a sampling of clean tech companies with ties to MIT.

Mar 3, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Climate Change

6 arguments for carbon taxes

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Long touted by economists, carbon taxes are transparent, enforceable, and adjustable. An MIT Sloan finance professor explains her support.

Feb 22, 2022
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The ‘Disasterology’ author wants us to rethink emergency management

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Samantha Montano draws from front-line experience to develop ideas for disaster justice and emergency management reform.

Jan 18, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Climate Change

How coastal cities can build climate resilience

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Business leaders and policymakers should promote adaptations now to mitigate climate effects to come, experts say. Here’s where to focus the energy.

Jan 11, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Sustainability

Sustainable investing: 4 questions to ask

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Companies are doubling down on ESG. As the sector grows in complexity, MIT Sloan investment expert Gita Rao details four issues that warrant a closer look.

Dec 14, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Sustainability

5 up-and-coming jobs in sustainability

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Product manager, digital platform leader, ESG consultant, and more. Here are five jobs that reflect career opportunities in the sustainability sector.

Dec 13, 2021
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