Investors Ask the Bank of England to Ditch Carbon-Heavy Investments

January 20, 2012 by  
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Investors, environmental groups and academics sent a letter to the  Bank of England ( which is responsible for keeping England’s economic stability ) this week urging it to assess the risk that carbon intensive investments in the United Kingdom have on citizens and investors alike. Five of the 10 largest companies in the U.K.’s benchmark stock index, the FTSE 100, are high carbon companies and the group addressing the letter believes that puts the U.K. at risk financially. The authors of the letter argue that depending on finite, unsustainable resources for investing while the world moves into renewable technology is untenable and poses a threat to everyone affected by investments in those companies. Read the rest of Investors Ask the Bank of England to Ditch Carbon-Heavy Investments Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bank of england , carbon emissions , carbon heavy , carbon intensive , english investments , green investments , investing in green , sustainable investing , sustainable investments , united kingdom

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DIY: How to Create a Painted Faux Lace Headboard

January 20, 2012 by  
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Study Reveals That Climate Change is Now a Factor for Investment Bankers

January 11, 2012 by  
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All successful venture capitalists know that if you want to make a smart investment , you must take into account all possible factors. With that in mind, it seems that the world of finance is now waking up to the fact that climate change must be considered when it comes to deciding whether investments will have relevance in the future. According to a Mercer survey , 12 institutional investors (who are worth trillions of dollars) now factor climate change into their investment decisions. Read the rest of Study Reveals That Climate Change is Now a Factor for Investment Bankers Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , EAAPF climate change , green hedge funds , green investments , investment climate change , mitt Romney climate change , venture capitalist climate change , venture capitalist environment , wall street climate change , wall street investment

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Tips on How to Green Your Investment Portfolio

December 21, 2011 by  
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If you’ve been on the lookout for exciting investment opportunities, then you may want to consider going green with your portfolio ! A changing global scene, and heightened environmental responsibility, has pushed numerous companies towards employing green initiatives, giving way to the potential for a financial return of big bucks. If you share a similar goal of making money while also making the world a better place, then there are two types of investing you should consider: socially responsible investing and green investing. Read on to learn more about the two strategies, and pick up some tips on how to get a green portfolio started! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: environmental investment opportunities , green investing , green investment strategies , green investments , investing , investing in green businesses , investing in green technology , portfolio strategies , socially responsible investing

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Easy Garbage Transforms and Reuses Eco-Unfriendly Plastic Bags as Trash Bags

December 21, 2011 by  
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If you’ve been looking for an easy and effective way to reuse those eco-unfriendly plastic bags, look no further than Easy Garbage. Created by Spanish design duo Javier Taberner Gomez-Ferrer and Nacho Poveda Lorenzo from Obj.studio , this linear dustbin is self-standing and will hold any size bag. Measuring 13 x 10 x 20 inches and formed in one continuous metallic wire, Easy Garbage is about as minimal as a design can be. Read the rest of Easy Garbage Transforms and Reuses Eco-Unfriendly Plastic Bags as Trash Bags Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: green kitchen , green products , metalic wire , plastic bag reuse , recycling / compost , rubbish bin , spanish design , waste management

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PHOTOS: Cacheuta Thermal Water Park Is a Summer Escape Wedged In Argentina’s Andes Mountains

December 21, 2011 by  
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