The financial industry doesn’t have the best reputation for helping the environment or slowing the progression of climate change. Fortunately, this is something that is starting to change. Earlier this year, Massachusetts Institute of Technology received a $750,000 grant to study the carbon footprint of major financial firms.
However, fighting climate change isn’t just the responsibility of the financial leaders. Everyday investors need to do their part to fight climate change and help the environment as well.
More investors are starting to appreciate the importance of helping the environment. According to a recent report, the market for sustainable assets reached $12 trillion last year.
Finding good, green investments are important. However, it is also important to choose sustainable investments that