Gloria Nelund, CEO and Founder of TriLinc Global, Joins the Advisory Board of AI for the Planet: A New Alliance to Help Artificial Intelligence (AI) Realize Its Potential to Support Climate Change Efforts at Scale

MANHATTAN BEACH, CALIFORNIA–()–Gloria Nelund, CEO and Founder of TriLinc Global, has joined AI for the Planet Advisory Council, a newly formed neutral, international alliance to be led by Startup Inside, with Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and BCG GAMMA as knowledge partners. “We are excited to be part of this new global alliance that will help AI realize its potential to support large-scale climate change efforts, as well as establish a global platform to identify the main uses of AI to address climate change. climate change,” said Ms. Nelund.

Climate change causes, and will continue to cause, significant impacts on environmental, social and economic systems around the world. Mitigation efforts, including achieving net zero emissions by 2050, are needed to limit global temperature rise and its impacts. Adaptation and resilience efforts are also a critical global priority, as they can help minimize damage resulting from elevated global temperatures, resulting in the preservation of not only the environment, but also human lives and livelihoods. subsistence. The application of AI to climate challenges provides a vital way to make meaningful change at this critical time. AI for the Planet will build a multidisciplinary and diverse coalition of AI and climate leaders to drive concrete and measurable action. This alliance will address these challenges by establishing a global platform to identify the top uses of AI to address climate change, select and champion the most promising climate AI solutions, and ensure these solutions can achieve impact at scale. The other partners in the alliance are the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Office of Information and Communication Technologies of the United Nations (OTIC) and the AI ​​for Good Foundation.

“The potential of AI to slow climate change is enormous. We want to find the best AI solutions for climate change around the world and accelerate their adoption and scale in the Global North and Global South,” said Damien Gromier, founder of AI for the Planet and CEO and co-founder of Startup Inside.

Over the next 12 months, AI for the Planet plans include publishing a report looking at AI use cases in climate change, launching a call for solutions to identify and support promising innovations in climate AI and organizing a world conference to push for further action. For more information, visit the AI ​​for the planet website https://aifortheplanet.org/en/

About TriLinc Global, LLC

TriLinc Global (www.trilincglobal.com)

TriLinc Global is a women-founded, owned and directed impact investment fund sponsor with a mission to link market rate returns, positive impact and scalable solutions. Through its registered investment advisory subsidiaries, TriLinc Global has invested more than $1 billion in private debt globally and seeks to demonstrate the power of capital markets to help solve some of the world’s pressing environmental and socioeconomic challenges. . TriLinc’s global funds provide growth-stage loans and trade financing to established and small and medium-sized businesses (“SMEs”), primarily in select developing economies where access to affordable capital is limited. SMEs must demonstrate the ability to pay market rates, pass TriLinc Global’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) screens, and commit to tracking and reporting on self-identified impact metrics. TriLinc complements the organization and management of its global macroeconomic portfolio with investment services from experienced deal origination partners who have established track records in target asset classes and geographies, and access to a high-quality investment portfolio.

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