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.
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.
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
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.