Effective ESG finance

ESG investment that has impact

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This innovative finance concept might go a long way to solving the world’s biggest problems

0. Intro vignette Imagine the year is 2045. Humanity has: Solved the technical aspects of AI alignment, and most of the major companies developing AI are fully bought into ensuring that those solutions are built into any AI they produce; Massively improved the safety of BSL4 biosecurity labs, and taken other measures to significantly reduceContinue reading “This innovative finance concept might go a long way to solving the world’s biggest problems”

Why is there no “profit-washing”? The importance of incentives

In his book “White Man’s Burden”, William Easterly argues that there are two approaches to international aid: Planning: a top down approach. “A Planner thinks he already knows the answers […] A Planner [is willing to] impose solutions.” Searching: a bottom up approach. “In foreign aid, Planners announce good intentions but don’t motivate anyone toContinue reading “Why is there no “profit-washing”? The importance of incentives”

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