Green Sectors Expanding into Trillions of Dollars

Small and intermediate enterprises are joining large ones to boost Green Industry’s footprint

By Rosalinda Sanquiche

As part of the Green Economy series

While mainstream media, economists and general opinion still designate the Green Economy as “emerging” and assume green investments are riskier or provide lower returns than other investments, global investors have quietly and increasingly moved their assets into the green transition. The 2011 midyear update of Ethical Markets Media’s GREEN TRANSITION SCOREBOARD shows more than $2.4 trillion of private sector investments in green companies and technologies globally since 2007.

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