How to invest to help solve our environmental problems – and make money too

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Millions of us are making changes to our everyday routines to make our lifestyles more sustainable.

Increasing numbers are rejecting single-use coffee cups, or use canvas instead of plastic bags, or making a concerted effort to recycle more.

But what about using our invested cash to help out as well – with an eye on good returns.

Make a change: As well as changing our habits as consumers, we can also make decisions as investors to help us live more sustainably

Make a change: As well as changing our habits as consumers, we can also make decisions as investors to help us live more sustainably

Make a change: As well as changing our habits as consumers, we can also make decisions as investors to help us live more sustainably

On this episode of the Big Money Questions Jon Forster, co-portfolio manager of Impax Environmental Markets, talks us through environmental markets.

He talks through the types of companies that are tackling some of humanities biggest environmental issues, from the biodegradable packaging manufacturers to the electric car creators.

He explains where he thinks there are likely to be big areas of growth in the future, the obstacles we are likely to face, and where innovation is coming from.

 

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