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Top Industry Experts: "Green Energy is a Smart Investment" | Care2 Causes

Top Industry Experts: "Green Energy is a Smart Investment" | Care2 Causes

One of General Electric’s top executives called the belief that the economy and the environment are competing concerns “nonsense.” Marc Vachon, the vice president of GE’s Ecomagination program, made the statement while speaking at a clean energy investment conference earlier this month. According to this ThinkProgress article , GE has been heavily investing in “clean technologies” since the founding of Ecomagination in 2005, and revenues from green investments have actually been double that of other portfolios. Vachon was also quoted as saying, “ Companies that don’t get this, really risk becoming irrelevant to the marketplace. Whether you believe it for climate change or just the markets that are developing, it is our responsibility as businesses to be responsible to the design signal that the world is telling us.” I’ve heard this story before, and the only part that conf...

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