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Food Waste — the Role of Impact Investors in Funding the Next Big Solution to Accelerate Climate Action

Jeffrey Costantino July 12, 2022

Food waste is a systemwide issue, and impact investors play a unique role in providing the capital needed to develop and scale the solutions that will generate large-scale results. How can they work with other capital providers and food system stakeholders to make a dent in the 35% of food that goes uneaten in the U.S. each year? Join “Impact Briefing” host David Bank (Editor and CEO of ImpactAlpha) for a candid conversation with ReFED’s Alexandria Coari on the opportunity for investment in the food waste space – and the environmental, economic, and social benefits that can follow.



Meta Themes

  • Accelerate Climate Action


food waste; funding; sustainability; innovation

Purpose and Desired Outcome

To present food waste reduction as a top solution to mitigating climate change and to provide listeners with tangible steps to use their capital to make an impact.


  • Allocators (Family Offices, HNW Individuals, Foundations)

  • Entrepreneurs

  • Intermediaries (Financial Advisers, Investment Bankers)

  • Service Providers


  • NameDavid Bank
  • TitleEditor and CEO
  • OrganizationImpactAlpha
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameAlexandria Coari
  • TitleVice President, Capital, Innovation & Engagement
  • OrganizationReFED
  • StatusConfirmed
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