Editor-in-Chief Caleb Silver hosts new show on the environment and markets

So-called ‘green investing’ is one of the fastest-growing themes of the capital markets, with nearly $50 trillion in assets expected to flow in by 2025, according to Bloomberg Intelligence. But it’s also one of the most misunderstood areas of investing. As more investors use environmental and social standards to make their investment decisions, they still have to figure out what green investing actually is, and how to make it part of their portfolios. 

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Investors' interest in green or sustainable investing has become intensified by the realities of the climate crisis on this planet. Ten of last year’s most destructive weather events cost a combined $170 billion in damages, according to a new study from Christian Aid, a U.K.-based charity. The risk to global assets and investments underlying those assets is in the hundreds of trillions of dollars, yet it is rarely factored into most investment decisions by individual investors. 

How do investors identify the companies, products, industries, and policies that are actively working to reduce the sources of climate change, pollution, and environmental destruction, while making business more sustainable in the process? How do they invest in them? How do new policies and technologies change the marketplace? Who are the change-makers in this growing industry?

That’s what this podcast will explore. We will cover how to distinguish between ESG, SRI, and Impact Investing. We will learn how to use tools and research to help construct portfolios that are more aligned with sustainable investing. We will discover which companies, products, and change-makers are poised to lead the industry now, and in the future. 

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We’ll also interview the biggest investors, executives, academics, and experts in and around green investing to learn their approach, their process, their vision, and the opportunities for investors in this growing area. 

If you are like millions of other investors who want to align their money with their environmental beliefs and principles, or you just want to learn more about the green investing theme, tune into The Green Investor, powered by Investopedia.

The Green Investor podcast is for informational and educational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. We will not make recommendations to buy, sell, or hold a particular security or asset, although we may discuss financial products with our guests. Some of our guests may invest in securities mentioned on this podcast. Some of our guests may sell or market securities mentioned on this podcast, but all listeners should do their own research or consult with a financial advisor or broker before making any investment decisions.

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  1. Bloomberg Professional Services. "ESG assets may hit $53 trillion by 2025, a third of global AUM." Accessed Jan. 1, 2022.

  2. Christian Aid. "Counting the Cost 2021: A year of climate breakdown." Accessed Jan. 11, 2022.

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