Information/Research Resources

Pitch and Presentation Resources

Creating a Pitch Deck: How to Create a Pitch Deck – Forbes, Perfect Pitch by American Express.

How to Pitch your Idea – Harvard Business School

Templates for Pitch Decks – Canva

Tools to help you Brainstorm – UNC-CH Writing Center

Introduction to Excel – Hubspot

Quantum Advisors Insights & Expert Videos

Quantum Insights

Introducing the India Impact Challenge with Ajit Dayal, Founder of Quantum Advisors.

Responsible Investing in India with Arvind Chari, Chief Investment Officer at Quantum Advisors.

Quantum Advisors Interviews:

Climate Change and Ecology, Environmental Risks: interview with Bittu Sahgal, Founder of Sanctuary Nature Foundation.

Climate Change Impact and India: interview with Aarti Khosla, Founder and Director of Climate Trends and Carbon Copy.

Climate Change and Risk to Water Resources: interview with Dr. Tushar Shah, Professor Emeritus Institute of Rural Management and Research Consultant for International Water Management Institute.

Climate Change and Social Impact: interview with Dr. Mirai Chatterjee, Director of Social Security India’s Self-Employed Women’s Association – SEWA.

Climate Change and Air Pollution: interview with Jyoti Pande Lavakare, Co-Founder of Care for Air.

Triple P – People, Planet, Profit with Ajit Dayal, Founder of Quantum Advisors.

Expert Q&A:

Q&A with Bittu Sehgal – Environment and Ecology: Part 1, Part 2.

Q&A with Jyoti Pande – Air Pollution: Part 1, Part 2.

Q&A with Aarti Khosla – Carbon and Climate change: Part 1, Part 2.

Climate and Sustainable Development Goals

Climate Tracker

World Resources Institute

Climate Interactive Scoreboard

UN Environment

Global Carbon Atlas



Corporate Human Rights Benchmark

UNFCCC Climate Finance Data Portal

Climate Finance in the Paris Agreement

Impact Investing & Sustainable Finance

Global Impact Investing Network: What you need to know about Impact Investing.

Global Impact Investing Network: 2020 Annual Impact Investor Survey

Global Impact Investing Network: The Landscape for Impact Investing in South Asia.

Explaining Green Bonds

ESG Ratings and Sustainability Indexes 




FTSE Russell



Bloomberg Sustainable Finance 

Emerging and Developing Markets

What is an Emerging Market?

India: Foreign Investment

Investment Risks in India

3 Reasons Global Firms Should Keep Investing in India

Climate Investment Fund: India

Finance & Investment Solutions

Green Finance in India

Sustainable Funds Outperform Peers in 2020

Climate risk and private equity firms

Small loans, big impact: Microfinance and Climate Resilience

How Microfinance Loans Help the Environment

Climate Change

Introduction to Climate Finance

Climate Change and Emerging Markets after COVID-19

A Snapshot of Global Adaptation Investment and Tracking Methods

Green Finance in India: Progress and Challenges



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