Local Climate Bonds: Democratizing Finance for a Just Transition.

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december, 2021

02dec10:00 am10:30 amVirtual EventLocal Climate Bonds: Democratizing Finance for a Just Transition.10:00 am - 10:30 am Event Type :Question and Answer

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(Thursday) 10:00 am - 10:30 am

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Do you know where your money is? More importantly, do you know what your money is doing?

Most of us feel as though the world of money and finance is something that happens to us, and few of us feel confident in taking responsibility for what our money does. We hand over the power of money to banks and mainstream finance with real, often damaging, consequences for people and planet.

Bruce Davis offers a new way to make your money matter with Local Climate Bonds – now part of a national campaign to fund net zero projects in communities across the UK. Only by democratizing finance, by reconnecting money with a sense of social and environmental purpose, can we begin to change the world one £5 note at a time.

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Bruce Davis

Show bio +Bruce Davis is Cofounder and Joint Managing director of Abundance Investment - the leading regulated ethical crowdfunding platform in the UK which has raised more than £100m for green and socially positive projects and businesses. Abundance helped develop Community Municipal Investments in partnership with the University of Leeds and are working with councils across the UK to develop Climate Municipal Investments with West Berkshire, Warrington and Islington councils. Bruce Davis is also visiting research fellow at the Bauman Institute and has just published a new book "Crowdfunding and the democratization of finance" through Bristol University Press co-authored with Dr Mark Davis. 

Kaisa Keerd

Show bio +Kaisa Keerd is a third-year student at Windesheim Honours College studying Global Project and Change Management with a focus on sustainable business and project management. Through working on projects across many sectors she has gained sustainability insights from the fields of education, waste management, and technology. She is very motivated by the innovations and success stories that focus on creating collective value for the world.

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