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Regenerative finance

"Based on open code and secure ledgers stored on consensus networks, ReFi offers a way to implement a more democratic and inclusive alternative to traditional financial systems."
What is ReFi | Regenerative Finance explained

Regenerative Finance (often shortened to ReFi) is a transparent, accessible, and inclusive alternative to traditional financial systems. We&...


"ReFi is changing the mindset of the Voluntary Carbon Market (VCMs) with different organizations seeing the potential of web3 to correct some of the issues with VCMs: double counting and the resale of retired carbon credits."
Regenerative Finance (ReFi) Definition | CoinMarketCap

Regenerative Finance can be defined as a system that regenerates its resource capacity over time. ...


"By shifting the direction of capital away from extractive practices toward a regenerative flow, projects and companies that provide social, environmental, or communal benefits—and which might fail to achieve funding in traditional finance—can get off the ground and generate positive externalities for society much more quickly and easily."
Regenerative Finance (ReFi) | ethereum.org

An overview of ReFi and its current use cases....


"Traditional Finance is characterized by centralization and opacity, where a few entities or "controllers" dominate decision-making and understanding of financial systems. However, ReFi fosters transparency and decentralization, empowering individuals and promoting broad financial participation."
Notion – The all-in-one workspace for your notes, tasks, wikis, and databases.

A new tool that blends your everyday work apps into one. It's the all-in-one workspace for you and your team...


Quadratic funding

"Quadratic Funding (QF) is a crowd-funding mechanism that amplifies available resources by inviting community members to make donations (big or small) that act as votes on where to allocate funds."
WTF is Quadratic Funding?

Quadratic Funding (QF) is a crowd-funding mechanism that amplifies available resources by inviting community members to make donations (big ...


Voluntary carbon market

"The VCM is in a critical stage of evolution and must resolve structural process and data integrity issues before it can fulfill its potential as a critical financing mechanism for stabilizing the global climate before 2050."
Voluntary Carbon Market Landscape Guide — Climate Collective



Circular economy

"Studies show us that, through efficient and more circular use of materials in just four key industrial materials (cement, steel, plastics, and aluminum), circular economy strategies can help reduce global GHG emissions by 40 percent by 2050. And if we also include circular approaches within the food system, we could achieve as much as 49 percent reductions in global GHG emissions overall."
What is circular economy and why does it matter? | UNDP Climate Promise

Circular economy is much more than waste management. We explain what it is and how it can help fight climate change....


Regenerative capitalism

"In a regenerative capitalist world, there isn’t a PowerPoint slide that can save the planet. It requires a lot more deep thinking – some of which is unlikely to be that palatable to businesses focused primarily on the bottom line."
What is regenerative capitalism and why is it important?

Regenerative capitalism looks to reconsider our current capitalist ideologies by looking beyond net-zero emissions to a net-positive impact ...


Carbon tunnel vision

"As the world races against time to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and keep alive the goal of limiting warming to 1.5°C, oil and gas companies have begun to market their products as “clean” or “carbon neutral”. Companies such as Shell, TotalEnergies and Lundin Energy have begun branding some of their products as “carbon neutral” by bundling them with carbon offsets."
It's time to move beyond "carbon tunnel vision"

As we decarbonize our energy system, we must address not only carbon emissions, but also the harmful public health and environmental impacts...


Universal Basic Income

"UBI has a long history and has been defended from a variety of often overlapping, but occasionally conflicting, ideological perspectives. Like most proposals to expand the safety net, UBI has roots in social democratic, anarchist, and socialist thinking."
What Is UBI | Stanford Basic Income Lab

Universal basic income takes on distinct forms in different historical and geographic contexts. It varies based on the funding proposal, the...


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