Green Economy

The emerging green economy, green investing, and the roles of climate science, policy, and trends.
  1. Many people assume that engagement with public companies through proxy voting and resolution filing is the best — if not only — way to see positive environmental, social, and governance outcomes from your investments. For me, this approach misses a fundamental point of market-based solutions: you make in investments in...
  2. by Arina Abbott, Green Alpha Advisors It’s no secret that millennials are driving demand for environmentally and socially conscious investing. Amidst a fraught political climate, millennials see their investments as a clear way to vote with their dollars. A whopping 85% percent of millennials surveyed in the 2016 US Trust...
  3. You probably know that index funds have become all the rage in investing over the past several years, as investors flock to their low fees and reject the gospel of active management. But you probably don’t know that investing in a broad-based index fund not only ignores rapid changes in...
  4. The first two weeks under the Trump administration have been a shock to the system. With the change in administration, how will you approach your stock portfolio(s)? For starters, your fundamentals should remain unchanged. For me, that means looking for great companies in expanding markets that are enabling long-term economic...
  5. Green Alpha’s Annual Stakeholder Letter Dear Green Alpha Clients & Stakeholders, Lord Nicholas Stern recently said, “Strong investment in sustainable infrastructure—that’s the growth story of the future. This will set off innovation, discovery, much more creative ways of doing things. This is the story of growth, which is the only...

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