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.
|The environmental investing panel|
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...