20 Dec '11, 5pm

Investors Act on Climate Change: UN Event to Showcase Actions, Challenges From Global Warming #CSR #ClimateChange #UN

NEW YORK, Dec. 20 /CSRwire/ - Despite the weak economy and inconclusive climate talks in Durban, South Africa, global investors are bringing unprecedented attention to climate change and its wide-ranging risks and opportunities for investment portfolios. On January 12, 2012, nearly 500 of the world’s investors and most powerful financial players will gather at the United Nations to showcase their actions and discuss promising trends to catalyze the large-scale investment needed to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate potentially catastrophic climate impacts. Investors are pouring more money than ever into the clean energy sector with total investment recently topping the $1 trillion mark since 2004. The US solar industry experienced more growth in third quarter 2011 than it did in all of 2009. And leading investors are moving more decisively to price the risks and opportun...

Full article: http://www.csrwire.com/press_releases/33531-Investors-Act...

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