July 28, 2020

BlackRock is the new green?

  • By Carlos Martín Méndez

BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager ($7.43trn), announced that it would put climate change and sustainability at the heart of its strategy. According to The Economist, last week Larry Fink, company founder and CEO of BlackRock, said in a letter sent to their clients and the bosses of companies in which they invest, that climate […]

July 23, 2020

A Different Earth Day

  • By Carlos Martín Méndez

Today we are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. A day to celebrate efforts made throughout the world to protect the environment and avoid catastrophes like 1969 Santa Barbara Oil Spill that created a wave of protest which ultimately lead to the creation of this day. With the current situation, we’ve seen pollution levels […]

Total Societal Impact

Total Societal Impact: from nice-to-have to a must-have

  • By Carlos Martín Méndez

Dear C-suite and VP of Sustainability forget about the mounting pressure between delivering results and investing in “nice-to-have” projects. In the case you were the sponsor, let´s forget about the “intangibility” of those projects you approved and by which you were questioned by board members, shareholders and your own team. Total Societal Impact, as defined […]

July 20, 2020

In Paris, an IPO to accelerate energy performance through data intelligence

  • By Carlos Martín Méndez

The energy digitization business segment enabled Energisme to brave the volatility of the markets to launch on July 6th, their initial public offering on Euronext Growth in Paris. The company, which offers a software solution to improve the energy performance of companies, intends to raise approximately 8 million euros through a firm price offer at […]