The EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

The EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

As part of the EU’s 10-step program titled “Fit for 55,” the commission introduced a controversial proposal for a carbon border adjustment mechanism (“CBAM”). If adopted, the commission will impose a levy on imports in carbon-intensive sectors with lower environmental standards than the EU. The proposal must now undergo the EU’s legislative process that requires the approval of both the European Parliament and the Council before it comes into effect.

Introducing Our ImpactBrowser™

Impact Capital Partners was founded with the goal of connecting institutional investors with impact investments. To simplify the process, we created our proprietary ImpactBrowser™ so that institutional investors can find and choose impact opportunities that match their needs.

Ghana’s Growing Need for Reliable Energy

The Ghanaian government has made significant efforts to improve its electrical infrastructure, yet access to reliable energy remains an impediment to economic development. Unplanned power outages continue to be a problem for the growing country due to growing supply & demand constraints. An additional generation capacity of 225 MW is needed by January 2024 and an additional 200 MW by January 2025 to preserve the security of Ghana’s energy supply.

Equinor Selected for Largest-Ever Offshore Wind Award

Wind is one of the planet’s most efficient renewable power sources and offshore winds tend to blow harder and more uniformly than on land. Yesterday, the New York State Energy and Development Authority (NYSERDA) selected Equinor and incoming strategic partners bp to transform two of New York’s ports into large-scale offshore wind working facilities in hopes of positioning New York as an offshore wind industry hub.

SEA Rule 15a-6 / “Chaperoning”

Impact Capital Partners LLC is registered with Pinnacle Capital Securities, LLC, who is authorized by FINRA to act as a chaperoning US Broker-Dealer to Foreign entity Broker-Dealers (FBDs) wishing to effect unsolicited transactions in the US.

U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

Impact Capital Partners only sources opportunities that have impacts that are aligned with the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice. The 17 Goals are all interconnected, and in order to leave no one behind, it is important that we achieve them all by 2030.

About Me

I spent the first half of my life on the East Coast and the second half on the West Coast…. from Manhattan to Manhattan Beach.

In 2020 I launched Impact Capital Partners to make a difference in my own way – by creating a platform to facilitate the flow of capital from institutional investors to “impact investments.”

About Impact Capital Partners

Through Impact Capital Partners, I hope to make it easier for institutional investors to find and invest in impact investments, because I believe that as larger dollar amounts seek investments with market-rate returns AND positive social impact, we will have a better chance of solving the world’s toughest problems!

Ford Foundation allocates $1 billion for MRIs

Investment assets dwarf philanthropy and aid, so the simple message is that if we can align our investments with our beliefs, we can have an impact on the world… and, thus the term… “Impact Investing.”