Sustainable Investments: How Fintech will Lead Finance into a Greener Future

Learn how to make smart investments that are aligned with your values and what to watch out for

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About the course

We want to invest in companies that have the same values as we do, who truly care about the climate change and actively take action to tackle this issue. The principal is simple, but the implementation can be very confusing, with all this “greenwashing” out there.

That’s why we invited our expert, Duncan Grierson, the CEO and founder at Clim8 Invest, to help us learn what we need to know to make informed decisions about our finances and appreciate the actual impact they have on the environment.

In this course you will understand the important role of Fintech in allowing you to manage your finances in order to help the climate, while avoiding falling into the trap of misleading and false companies’ advertisement. You will also learn what actions and regulation are already in place to fight against this “greenwashing”.

Difficulty: Foundation
Duration: 20mins

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With this online course, you will:


Sustainable fintech

ESG investment

Green finance

Smart investment

Climate actions

The expert you’ll be learning from

Duncan Grierson

CEO & Founder at Clim8 Invest

Duncan Grierson is the founder and CEO at Clim8 Invest, a Fintech company which focuses on making investing in organisations that work on tackling climate change easier and more reliable. He has experience as a Private Equity Lawyer at Clifford Chance and Managing Director at Iona Capital Ltd.

He has also founded and co-founded a number of Cleantech companies, which work in fields such as waste-to-buiofuel, plastic recycling, solar battery storage and wind turbine composites. As CEO at Clim8, Duncan raised over £100 million in venture capital from Goldman Sachs. He is also the winner of EY Entrepreneur of Year Cleantech award.

Course Content

Welcome to our interview with Duncan Grierson, CEO and Founder of Clim8 Invest. In this interview, we will be exploring the world of sustainable investments and the balancing act of financial goals and climate change. We will be discussing the concept of “greenwashing” in the ESG space and the role of regulators in addressing this issue. We will also delve into the role of fintech in promoting sustainability and the potential cognitive dissonance that exists among investors when it comes to climate change. Finally, we will hear about the founding journey of Clim8 and the company’s approach to ensuring that its investments are truly making an impact on climate change.
In this chapter, we will be discussing the concept of “greenwashing” in the ESG space and the role of regulators in addressing this issue. We will also examine the statistics surrounding the true colour of most assets under management and the prevalence of fossil fuel stocks and Big Tech among ESG funds. By the end of this chapter, you will have a clear understanding of the challenges surrounding true green investing and the efforts being made to address them.
In this chapter, we will be exploring the role of fintech in promoting sustainability and the potential cognitive dissonance that exists among investors when it comes to climate change. We will discuss the ways in which fintech is helping to address climate change and the challenges that may arise in the future. By the end of this chapter, you will have a comprehensive understanding of the potential impact of fintech on climate change and the future of sustainability in the financial industry.
In this chapter, we will be examining the future of sustainable investments and the role they will play in the fight against climate change. We will discuss the growing importance of ESG considerations in the investment world and the ways in which investors can ensure that their money is being used to make a positive impact on the environment. We will also explore the potential risks and challenges that may arise in the world of sustainable investing, as well as the opportunities that this field presents for those who are committed to making a difference.
In conclusion, sustainable investments are an increasingly important aspect of the financial world, as the need to address climate change becomes ever more pressing. By carefully considering the environmental and social impacts of their investment choices, investors can help to drive positive change and support a more sustainable future. In this interview, we have discussed the challenges of true green investing, the role of FinTech in promoting sustainability, and the journey of Clim8 in this field. We hope that this discussion has provided you with valuable insights and inspiration for your own sustainable investment journey.

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