• Our investment in Stacks+Joules

    Building operations contribute roughly 27 percent of all global carbon emissions. And the problem is growing. Over the next 40 years, the world is expected to add 230 billion square meters of new building floor area every month. That’s a big increase in carbon emissions.  But smart technologies and a skilled workforce can dramatically reduce […]

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    Our investment in Education Design Lab

    The growing skills gap between the demands of employers in high-growth fields and the skills being taught to learners at public post-secondary institutions is widening. An overlooked solution lies in local community colleges. They play a crucial role in educating diverse student populations with the technical and power skills to thrive in in-demand careers of […]

  • Seeding local workforce innovation in skilled trades 

    Image courtesy of Jamie Kelter Davis/Revolution Workshop Impact investing and corporate philanthropy have unique roles to play in ensuring local workforce ecosystems thrive. Corporate philanthropy is uniquely suited to de-risk promising innovations including solutions solving workforce challenges. This is especially true for the manufacturing and construction sectors which are becoming increasingly digitized, resulting in a […]