Sustainable Finance is the Way Out of the Crisis

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by Simon Zadek, Senior Fellow at the Global Green Growth Institute,

Originally published on

Sustainable Finance is the Way Out of the Crisis: History will wrongly vindicate Standard & Poor’s in downgrading their view of US creditworthiness, because they made the right call for the wrong reason. S&P missed the real story behind the story, the US’s failure to grasp the new economic realities for the 21st century.

This article follows two sister pieces recently published in The Guardian:

Now is the perfect time to debate the historical and future role of financial markets

Sustainability should be the true measure of US creditworthiness