Making green investments


From www.benefitscanada.com |Deb Abbey | Published August 8, 2014

Pension funds have the potential to play an important role in financing green initiatives, such as renewable energy, clean tech and transit. A 2014 Ceres report, Investing in the Clean Trillion: Closing the Clean Energy Investment Gap, indicates that, in order to limit global warming to 2°C above pre-industrial levels, the planet needs to invest an additional $36 trillion through 2050 in sustainable businesses involved in energy efficiency, clean fuels and low-carbon transportation as well as those that provide…
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