Stream session: Environmental investing – digging for green alpha

Mon Oct 3, 2011

Green is everywhere

The environmental investing panel
Environmental investing has traditionally found its niche in the socially responsible investing bucket, but today it seems to be a bet on technology, sectors and macro themes that can fit in any part of the hedge fund portfolio.

Lydia Wyhatt of FourWinds Capital Management finds that environmental investing is not a day-by-day investment strategy, but the demonstration of allocating on longer-range issues such as population growth. The panellists cited a EDHEC Business School survey of European investors that found 81.5% of respondents who take green investing into account are concerned with long-term trends, specifically climate change.

For end investors, one of...

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