The Livelihoods Venture[Initiative] by Juliette Carcano

2016-01-15

The author was part of the Alternative Management third year specialization program in HEC, in 2014-2015.

At a time when carbon market is strongly criticized, the Livelihoods Fund is an original initiative – created in 2011 by Danone and three other companies, that uses carbon offsetting mechanisms as a powerful and innovative tool to create sustainable economic, social and environmental value for investors, communities and the planet.

Quote article  Juliette Carcano, « The Livelihoods Venture », 15 january 2016, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Initiative]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/387.sls

In the same section

UpCycle: from waste to resource, from cradle to cradle

[Proceedings]

[Proceedings] : Cédric Péchard

Cédric Péchard, agricultural engineer, has founded UpCycle: an initiative that aims at valuing waste (coffee grounds) to produce mushrooms. UpCycle thus creates social links and economic value, through processes inspired by nature

>>Read more

Waste concern

[Initiative]

[Initiative] : Laura Loffler

Founded in 1995 by the Bangladeshi Iftekhar Enayetullah and Maqsood Sinha, Waste Concern is an NGO, which is dedicated to improving waste recycling in Dhaka through waste recovery and its transformation into compost.

>>Read more

Reinventing Fire – Bold Business Solutions For the New Energy Era – by Amory B. Lovins

[Reading report]

[Reading report] : Clara Fourquier

With this essay, Amory Lovins provide the Americain public and private sectors with affordable, profitable and efficient methods and technologies to foster an energy transition. Opportunities lie in the sector of transportation, in the building industry, in the industry itself and in the...

>>Read more

Which sustainable development for little islands: the case of Reunion Island

[Research paper]

[Research paper] : Claire Nativel

Confronted with global warming and the increasing rarity of natural resources, every country in the world has to rise to the challenge of sustainable development. Our finite resources make us think of the Earth as an Island in the universe: a fragile system we have to preserve to ensure our...

>>Read more

The future of ski resorts in 2040 for the French National Association of Mountain City Halls

[Scenario]

[Scenario] : Alexis Gauvin, Anne Hurand, Capucine Roussel, Hélène Doutriaux, Stefania Avanzini

This article tries to imagine the future of the French ski resorts in 2040, by using the method of Scenario Planning. What will be the snow coverage in the French mountains in 2040? What social, economic and political consequences will it cause for mountain cities? Will skiing remain a fashionable...

>>Read more

With the same doctype

Initiative

The Banco Palmas : the success of a... The Banco Palmas, which is the first... by Sabrina Gonçalves Krebsbach
GLS Bank Founded in 1974, the GLS Bank was the... by Elie Simon
RACINES CLEFE - Organization Network... RACINES (Network and Accompaniment of... by Morgane Guilhe La Combe de Villers
The Novethic Green Fund label In order to guide private individuals... by Caroline Mollion
Proposal for a Regulation on European... The Proposal for a regulation on... by Marianne Rauche
The Tookets, a third sector currency «Tookets » is the name of both a... by Elsa Rize
The Livelihoods Venture At a time when carbon market is... by Juliette Carcano
Planet’Etudiants Planet’Etudiants is an association... by Alice de Rochechouart
Liberalizing crowdfunding in the United... In order to support the American... by Damien Launoy
Which intermediary for Impact... This paper focuses on Clearly Social... by Selva Danassegarane