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Green Transition Scoreboard Finds $3.3 Trillion Invested in Green Transition Since 2007

Green Transition Scoreboard Finds $3.3 Trillion Invested in Green Transition Since 2007

The Green Transition Scoreboard, a time-based, global tracking of the private financial system for all sectors investing in green markets, has found that private investments in green markets (or “the green transition”) have totaled $3.3 trillion since 2007. “As investment funds shift away from more speculative sectors such as hedge funds, private equity and commodity ETFs, as well as other fossilized sectors, and redeploy at least 10% of their portfolios directly in companies driving the global Green Transition, the $10 trillion by 2020 goal is well within reach,” the latest report states. “With the data in the GTS, security analysts can update their strategic asset allocation (SAA) models to highlight green markets, as now recognized in the report by Mercer which suggests 40% of portfolios should be in green sectors – half to hedge against climate risk and half to capital...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/04/16/green-transition-scor...

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