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Green Investing

Bringing Positive Impact Measurement to Listed Equities

David W. Richardson, CFA | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
David W. Richardson, CFA

Investors choose funds for many different reasons. Some seek growth, others income. Some investors opt for low cost index tracking funds while many are looking for diversification strategies that demonstrate low correlation with other investments in their portfolios.

Aaron Sankin

San Francisco Takes Historic Step Against Big Oil | Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.26.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday urging managers of the city's public employee retireme...

Is Divestment the Only Solution to Climate Catastrophe?

Tim Brennan | Posted 04.28.2013 | Green
Tim Brennan

Those engaged in socially responsible investing are now expending time and focus on debating one another about divestment instead of taking action to address the problem. We are treating our good allies as enemies. This is not productive.

Climate Change and Its Influence On Investing: A New Perspective

Bernard David | Posted 12.31.2012 | Business
Bernard David

Investment decisions should be driven by science, and the basic needs of life, and climate change now needs to be seriously considered as a factor in them.

Green Investing

Natalie Pace | Posted 06.17.2012 | Green
Natalie Pace

The next evolution of green advocacy is to align your investing dollars with your spending dollars. Should you buy an electric car, but own stock in gas guzzlers?

A Few Minutes with Farhad

Dev Aujla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dev Aujla

It was the opening of the Creating Change Through Family Philanthropy Retreat when I was introduced to Farhad -- someone that is transforming his foundation into an organization that not only funds good but invests in it.

Expect No Less Than Explosive Change From Social Enterprises

Rachael Chong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Rachael Chong

Scott Schwaitzberg and I attended Investors' Circle Spring Fair this past April. I was selected to pitch Catchafire at the event, and Scott joined me ...

Four Trade Secrets for Clean Tech Entrepreneurs in Small Countries

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Karin Kloosterman

Businessman and investor David Anthony is about to reveal his trade secrets and insider information about clean tech investing in Israel.

7 Solar Innovators From Israel to Get America off Oil

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

World rankings show that Israel is no small player in solar energy innovation and clean technology. A recent survey chose seven Israeli-based or -developed companies among a global listing of 100.

Green Venture Fund Raises $1 Billion

Mother Nature Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A well-known Silicon Valley investor with a penchant for green technology companies has raised more than $1 billion for two new venture funds....

How to Green Your Finances

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

As tax week comes to a close, we've all got our money on our minds, so it's the perfect time to consider how the cash we've put so much energy into earning will work to preserve our planet.

Counteract That Sinking Feeling With Green Banking

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

Anybody whose 401K didn't have a sinking spell last week is a very lucky person. The rest of us took our lumps and got over it. Well, maybe not all of...

Geothermal Energy's Bright Future | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Gaining steam (pun intended) in the geothermal world is a process called enhanced geothermal systems, in which a heat transfer fluid is heated directl...

Green Investing Slows, Perhaps Marking Shift To New Biofuels

San Francisco Chronicle | David R. Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Green tech companies worldwide received a record $8.4 billion in venture capital during the year, according to figures released Tuesday by the Cleante...

Obama's Updated Fireside Chats, Sports Analogies, and Change in Washington

Rip Empson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rip Empson

By encouraging an intersection of government and technology, the U.S. might be able to re-claim what was once a venerable tradition of innovation and ingenuity.

George Soros: Investing In Green Energy Could Save Global Economy (VIDEO)

GreenInc | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Last Friday, in an interview with Bill Moyers on PBS, George Soros, who has made billions of dollars based on his ability to read the ebb and flow of ...

Pickens Pushes Cramer's Buttons, Executes Fist Bump (VIDEO)

CNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Oilman turned wind power pitchman T. Boone Pickens made an appearance on CNBC's "Mad Money" with Jim Cramer yesterday, sleeves rolled up to match Cram...

Wallstrip's Julie Alexandria Talks Wind Power (VIDEO)

Wallstrip | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Wallstrip's Julie Alexandria takes a look at investing in wind power, the people behind it all -- including T. Boone Pickens -- and the challenges it ...

Green World-Changers: The Plenty 20 Green People And Businesses

Plenty | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Plenty magazine has named its top 20 people and top 20 businesses in the game of green innovation. They seemed to have skipped me, but next year I'm g...

Green Investing Guide

Planet Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

1. Choose a Green Investing Sector Green investing sectors include renewable energy, organic and natural foods, and pollution controls and environment...

Real Estate Investing: How Green Real Estate Can Help You Weather A Tough Housing Market | Brian Clark Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It's a tough housing market for sellers. But here's the good news: Real estate agents and homeowners alike are discovering that they can get a leg up...

Al Gore Investment Body Closes $683M Fund For Environmental Companies | Fiona Harvey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The investment vehicle headed by Al Gore has closed a new $683m fund to invest in early-stage environmental companies and has mounted a robust defence...