Forests are a multitrillion-dollar asset. Vibrant Planet bets SaaS can save them
Vibrant Planet is definitely a software play — from its cloud focus to its per-seat licenses, it’s SaaS through and through — but its end goal is different from many others.
Can carbon credits for improving forests help save them — and us — from climate change?
Rising pressure on big business to address the threat of climate change by decarbonizing their ops has, in recent years, led to huge demand for carbon offset schemes — enabling companies to buy
Kebony raises $34M to make sustainable softwood behave like hardwood, using food waste
It’s fairly simply: Softwood grows a lot faster — in “sustainable” forests — than hardwood. The latter is often found in bio-diverse old-growth forests like, um, the Amazon.
Terraformation gets $30M to fight climate change with rapid reforesting
Every startup is trying to fix something, but Terraformation is tackling the only problem that must matter to all of us: climate change. This is why it’s in such a big huge hurry. Its mission &#
LA’s socially conscious bank challenger, Aspiration, launches a carbon offset credit card
Aspiration, the financial services business for socially conscious consumers, is back with another environmentally friendly offering for its customers — this time, it’s a credit card. The
Nature Conservancy gives forest management a digital makeover
Keeping a forest healthy often means deciding what to do tree by tree and acre by acre. That's easy enough with a square mile of it, but what about a thousand? The Nature Conservancy is working on too
John Deere partners with Kespry to bring drones and aerial data to construction and forestry
Heavy equipment makers Deere & Co., better known as John Deere, have forged a strategic alliance with drone-tech startup Kespry, the companies announced Tuesday in Las Vegas at CONEXPO, an interna