U.S. Green Building Council LEED Certifications, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Energy Star Certifications have been in development for nearly twenty years. Forward-looking real estate investment trusts (REITs) are beginning to promote that their portfolios include LEED or Energy Star certified commercial and industrial properties (for example, without endorsement, Wells REIT II’s LEED Portfolio Grows […]
Much has been written about what led up to the 2008 Collapse of the global banking, funds management and insurance systems.
Too little – comparatively – has been proposed as new designs for
- safely creating money (banking),
- investing it meaningfully in the real economy (funds management) and
- mitigating against undesired outcomes (insurance).
Urban Logic has researched new designs and tools to leverage the digital age of finance to achieve sustainable outcomes.