Is Green Investing The Next Big Megatrend?

ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) investment principles are starting to make an impact (see this link for more information about ESG)

According to this Infographic from Visual Capitalist and Raconteur, Green investing may be the wave of the future.

A few interesting facts from the article

  • $45 Trillion in investment will adhere to sustainable practices by the end of 2020

  • ESG investing can produce financial returns on par with none ESG investing (And in many instances a better return)

  • Green bonds are becoming a significant investment vehicle

  • Alternative Energy ($143 Billion) outpaces all other sectors

  • Sustainable Transport has gone from $3.87B to $58.7 from 2015 to 2019

Let's hope this trend continues and these investment deliver meaningful impact to improve our planet!