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Green investing in Africa: Desertec

In the last year, I have been thinking about adding some more risk into my very own portfolio in the form of African companies. Investing in Africa could very well be considered as socially responsible investments in itself. It would…

Water Stock Indices and Water ETFs

The securities industry has created several interesting water ETFs for green investors, who are convinced that water will be one of the most important resources in the 21st century. People living in the developed countries too easily forget the fact…

Green ETFs for Green Investors

Most investors – green investors and traditional investors alike – begin their investing career investing in exchange traded funds (ETFs). Unlike traditional mutual funds, the green ETFs are quoted on stock exchanges and sold and bought just like stocks. Furthermore,…

Green Investing in Water ETFs

Drinkable water is a scarce natural resource, just like oil and gas are. As the world’s population grows, the water supply may become the most precious natural resource. By 2030 over half the world’s population could be living in areas where water is running short. This results from a number of factors, including increased demand for meat, dairy products and biofuel.

Cleantech is a long-term trend

Cleantech is certainly a long-term trend and not a short-term bubble on the stock markets.  Jack Uldrich gives six reasons for the long-term growth of clean and renewable energy in his book. Green Investing. A Guide to Making Money through…

Green Stocks

In the current economic climate, many investors are sceptical when it comes to investments in so-called green stocks. Shouldn’t we rather be buying blue chips instead of green chips? What are green stocks, anyway? Green Stocks Green stocks can broadly…