(An organic honey company in Zhejiang province.) In October, Matthew McGarvey and I took a trip around China to meet with social entrepreneurs in food and agriculture. The meetings were part of a study we are conducting on the feasibility of using impact investing as a tool to support China’s transition to a greener, more equitable food system. We plan to begin raising capital for an impact fund in 2019, but want to first understand the needs of businesses in this sector. We
On November 6, China Global Television Network called to ask me about new "no-coal zones" that have been declared in several of the country's most polluted cities and provinces. (The interview started a few seconds late, because when they initiated the Skype connection my 11 yr old daughter was looking over my shoulder in her dinosaur-themed pajamas.) You can watch the interview here.