green investing

Green Investing

Any investment practice that involves buying securities exclusively in environmentally-friendly companies. Different green investing practices have different methodologies for determining what constitutes an environmentally-friendly company. Some may avoid certain industries such as oil and gas, entirely, while others may look at the environmental records of particular companies. Many investment companies offer green funds. Green investing is a form of socially conscious investing.

green investing

The choosing of investments of companies that have a positive environmental record. Green investing is a special category of social investing.
References in periodicals archive ?
The firm was founded on the principles of green investing; the platform enabled investments in renewable energy and healthy living.
According to the European Banking Federation, "lack of clarity as to what constitutes Green Finance activities and products, such as green loans and green assets, represents an obstacle for classification of green assets as well as for identification of further opportunities for green investing."
Other similar phrases include green investing, ethical investing, values-based investing and mission driven investing.
Horst Seissinger, head of capital markets at the German institution, said that the euro issuance would be the beginning, as its targeting a market that is acclimatized to the idea of green investing.
Enter stage left environmentally-themed investment, also known as sustainable investment, socially responsible investment, green investing, responsible investing, Environment Social and Governance (ESG) investing, mission- related investing or ethical investing.
Green investing gives value to the environment and its natural capital, it also seeks to improve human well-being and social equity while reducing environmental risks and improving ecological integrity.
Regular columns discuss everyday green living, including health and food, ecotourism, green investing, and the best green products.
It reminds us that although it might lead to a better sense of satisfaction and self-worth, green investing still struggles to deliver greenbacks.
The concept of 'green investing' started in 1984 with Friends Provident's F&C Stewardship Growth fund.
Trillium CFO Matt Patsky says that while his company wants to ensure that they do not do anything with investors' money that violates their core business principles of environmental and social justice, it is important to keep in mind that green investing can also be truly profitable.
For more information, visit www.triodos.co.uk and, for a wider look at green investing, see Nick Hanna's book - the Green Investing Handbook.
The Green Investment Project: The Green Investing Project explores ways in which the world's leading investors can most effectively engage in the global effort to address climate change.