The Global View

Green investment reaches $74bn

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Greenbang is off to do a whip round and put in a few calls to assorted relatives, prompted by discussions over at Financial Times.

Apparently, the esteemed organ says that investment in green energy reached $74bn last year and is a good bet for smaller investors.

Nick Pople of Ludgate Environmental Fund says that pooled investments offer smaller investors, family offices and high net worth individuals the best opportunities.

“They may not have the in-house skills to look at and analyse all the companies, and by going for funds, they can increase their exposure [to various alternative energy and environmental technologies].”

Greenbang has made a mental note to ask her gran to swap the Christmas book token for few bob of green investment capital this year.