09 Mar '12, 5pm

Beyond Growth: Green Transition Accelerating Despite Recession

Beyond Growth: Green Transition Accelerating Despite Recession

By Rosalinda Sanquiche, Executive Director, Ethical Markets Media Green Transition Scoreboard® 2012 , the latest findings from Ethical Markets Media , reports over $3.3 trillion invested or committed in privately financed green markets, specifically tracking five sectors: Renewable Energy, Green Construction and Efficiency, Cleantech, Smart Grid and Corporate R&D. That’s a 64 percent jump in investments over the previous year. Our Green Transition Scoreboard (GTS) research team has expanded, now including regional experts for North America, Asia, Latin America and Europe. From 2007 to 2009, it found over $1.24 trillion total private investment and commitments in growing the green economy globally. By December 2010, the total jumped to $2 trillion, a 60 percent increase in one year. While deeper methodology by our research team explains much of the 2010 leap, with the meth...

Full article: http://www.csrwire.com/blog/posts/330-beyond-growth-green...

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