Every investor should be a climate investor

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The world needs a three- to six-fold increase in investment in climate solutions to limit global temperature rises to 1.5°C. It’s time for investors to stop standing on the sidelines.

I have been investing in sustainability for more than 20 years, ever since I sold the edtech company I co-led in the late 1990s. Over that time, I have built a multi-million-dollar portfolio of private investments focused on climate, biodiversity, and my other life's work - gender equality. But lately, this work has felt more urgent to me. Not only because of the increasingly unavoidable fact of the climate crisis, which is already causing displacement, food insecurity, and heightened natural disasters, but because of my increased sense of my own mortality. In 2021, I was diagnosed wi...

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