Beyond Growth: Green Transition Accelerating Despite Recession

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Beyond Growth: Green Transition Accelerating Despite Recession

A new report out from Ethical Markets Media shows Green investments untouched by the Great Recession.

Submitted by: Rosalinda Sanquiche

Posted: Mar 09, 2012 – 09:00 AM EST

By Rosalinda Sanquiche, Executive Director, Ethical Markets Media

Green Transition Scoreboard® 2012, the latest findings from Ethical Markets Media, reports over $3.3 trillion invested or committed in privately financed green markets, specifically tracking five sectors: Renewable Energy, Green Construction and Efficiency, Cleantech, Smart Grid and Corporate R&D. That’s a 64 percent jump in investments over the previous year.

Our Green Transition Scoreboard (GTS) research team has expanded, now including regional experts for North America, Asia, Latin America and Europe. From 2007 to 2009, it found over $1.24 trillion total private investment and commitments in growing the green economy globally.

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