Renewable Energy & Impact Investing

CEAlogo500x500 Recently, the Investment News and published two articles on the future of renewable energy and impact investing. Here is a brief bullet point summary of the articles along with links to the full stories.

Renewables to receive 2/3 of $7.7 TRILLION in energy investments by 2030

  • An estimated $7.7 trillion will be invested in energy production around the world by 2030
  • Bloomberg Energy estimates 60% of new capacity will be powered by renewables.
  • Solar Energy stands to benefit greatly from the trends toward renewables.
  • Cost of solar energy is falling rapidly.
  • Link to full article – July 1, 2014

Impact investing on the cusp of mainstream wealth management

  • Some big┬ánames in the financial services industry have announced plans to establish or grow impact investing activities.
  • Next generation investors are looking at impact investments.
  • There is over $41 trillion in baby boomer wealth that will be passed to the next generation.
  • Financial services companies will be expected to better serve client needs in the areas of impact investing.
  • Impact investing offers the ability to make money and give back.
  • Until now, impact investing has been looked at as a small segment of the investment landscape.
  • Link to full article – June 29, 2014