Category Archives: Green finance

Posts about using finance to drive green solutions

Carbon pricing: coming soon to Ontario

Last Tuesday night, I went to an event at the Isabel Bader Theatre on the University of Toronto’s downtown campus. To my surprise, the theatre’s 300 seats were all taken, and anyone showing up without a ticket was being turned … Continue reading

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Sharing TAF’s financing techniques with C40 Cities

C40 Cities – Toronto being one – are big cities from around the world that are actively reducing climate pollution and risks.  C40 offers these motivated cities a forum for collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and problem-solving.  I was recently invited to present … Continue reading

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TAF invests in … The Big Move

As an acknowledged leader in the field of impact investing, it comes as no surprise to us that Ontario’s first $500 million green bond, offered in September, was almost five times over-subscribed. The capital raised will be dedicated to infrastructure projects … Continue reading

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TAF’s flexible financing helps build a company and earns a bonus

Ontario’s Green Energy Act (2009) and Feed-In-Tariff (FIT) got many people excited about installing solar panels on their homes and earning revenues from the electricity generated. But reality set in and many homeowners were daunted by the complicated and time-consuming … Continue reading

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Climate Week: Financing the climate revolution

More than 100 events are taking place September 22 to 28 in New York City for Climate Week. Despite the number of panel discussions, workshops and meetings, there isn’t much in the line-up that speaks to the role of the … Continue reading

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