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Nexus’s first crowdfunding campaign raises $35,000 in less than 24 hours!

Nexus’s first crowdfunding campaign raises $35,000 in less than 24 hours!

It took supporters less than 24 hours to fully fund the $35,000 Kiva loan that Nexus-Carbon for Development had hoped to raise for its member organization, TerraClear, to purchase a new truck for the distribution of water purifying technology to rural communities in Laos. Over 1100 individual lenders from all around the world came together to pledge support for the TerraClear project, which will provide access to clean, safe drinking water to some of Laos’ most isolated and vulnerable communities.

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Uganda Carbon Bureau Won the 2014 Innovative Energy Project of the Year

Nexus is proud to report that our member, Uganda Carbon Bureau (UCB), has been awarded with the 2014 Innovative Energy Project of the year, International Award, with their activities through the Improved Cook Stoves for East Africa (ICSEA) program.

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Nexus Conference: “Innovative Finance for Sustainable Development

Nexus Conference: “Innovative Finance for Sustainable Development" on 11- 12 November 2014 in Singapore

Nexus and The Gold Standard Foundation will host the inaugural Innovative Finance for Sustainable Development Conference (IFSD) focused on measuring and valuing co-benefits at the National Library in Singapore on November 11 and 12, 2014.

The two-day interactive conference, sponsored by the blue moon fund, will gather investors, donors, business and non-profit leaders to explore how innovative and powerful finance mechanisms, such as results-based finance (RBF), can support climate and development projects.

IFSD is a platform to advance and facilitate multi-stakeholder discussions on these innovative financing opportunities.

The agenda is now available, click here.

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TEAR Australia supports New Lao Stove project

TEAR Australia supports New Lao Stove project

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