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  • Published: 29 October 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241457245
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 240

Investing To Save The Planet

How Your Money Can Make a Difference




Make sure your money doesn't cost the earth

Investing responsibly is one of the most powerful ways that you can fight climate change.

No longer a niche sector for rebel fund managers, conscious investing has the potential to raise huge sums of money to the companies and organisations on the front line fighting the climate crisis and make investors positive returns in the process.

In this essential introduction to green investing, Alice Ross shows you how you can turn your savings and pensions, however big or small, into a force for change. You will learn:

- Which sectors are leading the charge by developing cutting-edge solutions; from smart farming to renewable energy
- How to cut through 'alphabet soup' jargon and identify 'greenwashing'
- The ways you can maximise your economic power and hold those you're investing in to account

  • Published: 29 October 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241457245
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 240

Praise for Investing To Save The Planet

Investing responsibly is one of the most powerful avenues towards addressing climate change. But it's not only for large institutional investors. Every person's savings account and pension can meaningfully contribute. Ross tells us how in this clear, easy to understand yet transformative book

Christiana Figueres, Founding Partner, Global Optimism and Former Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

People often ask me what THEY can do to act on the climate crisis. I now have yet another answer. Investing to Save the Planet explains the power you have, through your financial investment choices, to accelerate the path toward a sustainable clean energy future. Read this book and be empowered to create a better future for the planet

Michael Mann, Distinguished Professor, Penn State University, author of The New Climate War

This book presents a salient truth: every investor - no matter how large or small - has the power to help address our climate crisis and build a more sustainable world. Together, we can and must act now

Al Gore, former Vice President of the United States

I can't imagine a more important book at the moment. A detailed, action-oriented guide on how to make our money matter and save us and the planet we live on

Richard Curtis, Writer, Director, Co-Founder of Red Nose Day and UN Sustainable Development Goals Advocate

Changing the way that we invest is one of the most powerful levers we have for solving climate change. This hugely interesting and immensely practical book not only explains why changing how we invest is so critically important but also provides a set of powerful tools for actually doing it

Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor at Harvard University and author of Reimagining Capitalism

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