Global Banking News-November 16, 2015--Yes Bank, LSE sign agreement for green funds
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come in a range of 'shades of green' which dictates how the fund manager can invest, the darker the green the stricter the criteria.
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and Islamic venture capital?
The Challenge has already enlisted 42 institutions, representing $88 million in investments, from California to New York, from Georgia to Canada, including Harvard and Stanford as well as smaller colleges like Lethbridge and Catawba, to set up revolving green funds
Ditchfield compared the returns, over one to 10 years, of various green funds
against a PS10,000 lump sum held in a 90-day notice account with a bank or building society: over 10 years, he reckons, the Kames Ethical Equity A fund produced a 186 per cent return, while the cash delivered a return of barely 29 per cent.
In its latest review, Barchester Green lists Cheviot Asset Management''s Climate Asset fund - up by more than 16% in a year - as a 'winner' among green funds
However, green funds
still account for only a tiny part of total savings.
Investors looking for green funds
will find that they have a myriad of different investment portfolios just as investors in SRI funds have many investment opportunities.
Other green funds
that focus exclusively on ethanol and solar power are said to be in the pipeline.
Clean-tech stocks have been public market players for a couple of years and the theme for 2007 was the entry of green funds
Alger received its awards, which honor excellence in online advertising and recognize the individuals and organizations responsible for the best in Internet marketing, for its advertising campaigns designed for the Spectra and Spectra Green funds
, for which Alger serves as investment advisor.