Investors should pay attention to the massive amount of capital flowing into sustainability and green projects. While many financiers look at this as a fad, there is a substantial amount of capital moving in that direction. That creates a significant financial tail wind for companies that embrace this emerging segment of the market.
The world bank approved a $341 million loan to Turkey for ‘green’ agriculture. The project aims to collect data on more than 14 million hectares of soil and land in Turkey. The study will improve agricultural practices and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The U.S. INVEST in America Act (passed into law November 2021) includes $213 billion earmarked to make buildings and homes more efficient.
The European Green Deal includes over 600 billion euros for cleaner energy, technology, circular economy, and public transport investments.
In 2021, lenders issued more than $485 billion in “Green Bonds”. These focus on social, sustainability, and sustainability linked themes.