Startup raising funds to plant trees using drone technology
A Toronto startup is raising capital on Kickstarter to plant trees using drone technology. The project has already raised over $100,000 with almost 1700 backers. According to their startup page, the company Flash Forest is a reforestation company that modifies drones to fire rapidly germinating tree seeds into the soil. Besides fighting deforestation, they aim […]
Shopify announces US $5 Million sustainability fund
This week, the CEO of the popular online commerce platform Shopify (TSE: SHOP) announced the creation of a US$5 million annual fund to invest in breakthrough sustainability technologies. In a passionate letter to the public, Tobi Lütke wrote: “I want Shopify to be a company that sees the next century.” The funds are earmarked for […]
BMO Financial Group publishes its 2018 ESG Report and Public Accountability Statement
BMO Financial Group has published its 2018 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report. The report can be downloaded here.