Episode 209: Fintech4Good – Carbon Accounting 101

Breaking Carbon presents an illuminating episode, “Carbon Accounting 101,” featuring host Matteo Rizzi and Dr. Alexander Schmidt, Head of Science, Sustainability, and Climate Research at Normative.io. Matteo and Alex immediately clicked for the live coverage of Nordic FinTech Week and promised to turn it into a fully-fledged episode for our audience. The discussion revolved around Normative.io as a cutting-edge, automated carbon accounting engine. Dr. Schmidt delves into the company’s genesis in 2014, aligning with The Paris Agreement, and his role as a crucial link between academia, research, and technological application. The conversation explores the nuanced aspects of carbon management in sustainable investments, shedding light on Normative.io ‘s specific missions and products. The dialogue also delves into the real-time challenges of maintaining metric accuracy amidst the rapidly evolving environmental landscape. Concluding with insights in the new generations demands for better education and actionable plans — the episode offers a comprehensive exploration of Normative.io ‘s (and Dr.Schmidt’s himself) pivotal role in advancing environmental sustainability and shaping the green economy.

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Author, Co-Founder of FTS Group, BBE Executive Producer
About the Author
Matteo Rizzi is an unconventional entrepreneur with two decades of experience in Financial Services, constantly referred amongst the top executives in the industry. He spent 13 years at SWIFT - where he co-founded Innotribe, the innovation arm of the cooperative, launching the first global startup challenge. Since 2013, he has a FinTech Investor and/or Venture Partner role with global VCs and CVCs (20+ deals, 5 exits). In 2015, he co-founded FinTechStage (now FTSGroup.eu) - a platform for Investors and Innovators to boost FinTech innovation globally. In 2019, Matteo founded Timepledge.org a global initiative to foster financial inclusion and entrepreneurship. The same year he launched Breaking Banks Europe (as the Executive Producer). He is the author of "The FinTech Revolution" and "Talents & Rebels" and is fluent in 5 languages. Twitter:https://twitter.com/matteorizzi Website: https://matteorizzi.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/matteorizziofficial Linkedln:https://www.linkedin.com/in/matteorizzi/ Provoke: https://provoke.fm/author/matteo/