Ivan Anz brings philanthropy and real estate investing together
by Joe Dyton | 1 Jan 2021
At some point in his career, Philanthroinvestors® founder Ivan Anz realized he was just “investing money for money”...
OriginClear, which has already disrupted water treatment infrastructure, sets its sights on an even more imaginative way to operate.
Is water set to become a hot new commodity for investors? Can the infrastructure model that delivers clean water to people — traditionally the domain of large, government-subsidized utilities — be privatized and decentralized?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention touts the country's public drinking water as "one of the safest" in the world. But drinking water experts say that tap water isn't always as clean as it may appear. They say drinking water contains all types of contaminants that aren't easily detectable and can make people sick.
"There’s nothing better than a rearview mirror, but since you can’t drive backwards, you’re going to have to develop the ability to evaluate in real time. It means being willing to make mistakes — FAST." As part of my series about the leadership lessons of accomplished business leaders, I had the pleasure of interviewing Riggs Eckelberry.
Don't Follow The Crowd
Warren Buffett is the last person you’ll ever see following the crowd.
In fact, the man known as the “Oracle of Omaha” is considered by many to be the epitome of the smart (and successful) investor — a sage who sets trends rather than follows them. His investments have been so successful that his current wealth is valued at $86.1 billion, earning him a place of honor on Forbes’ prestigious The World’s Billionaires ranking.
Article by Jeremy Ryan Slate
Original Publication: Grit Daily
Disrupting Big Water
Riggs Eckelberry doesn’t look like a bomb-thrower. And yet, he’s driving the disruption of a trillion-dollar industry that has fallen behind the times and is affecting the health of millions. That industry is Big Water...
Article by Jeremy Ryan Slate
Original Publication: Create Your Own Life
Riggs Eckelberry doesn’t look like a bomb-thrower. And yet, he’s driving the disruption of a trillion-dollar industry that has fallen behind the times and is affecting the health of millions. That industry is Big Water. Simply, those billion-dollar centralized water systems aren’t coping with demand, and water quality is getting worse.
Article by Thomas J. Madden,
Chairman and CEO, Transmedia Group
Original Publication: COMMPRO
Ardent Defender Of Water
It was signed by the man who is the world’s most ardent defender of water, a man dedicated to saving our planet’s water supplies–Riggs Eckelberry. I’ll tell you more about him in a minute.
Let’s dive into the problem we all face as humans dependent on clear drinking water for our lives and livelihoods.
Editor's note: WWD Field Notes is a column featuring the latest technology, B2B and business solution news.
Article by Tracey Greenstein
Original Publication: WWD
Plastic's Bad Rap
Plastic has a bad rap. And for brands and retailers responding to consumer-led demand for sustainability, solutions centered on the removal and recycling of ocean plastic pollution for fashion products has risen to the surface.