SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Veris Wealth Partners, one of the nation's leading independent wealth advisors for sustainable and impact investors, today announced the availability of a new white paper, Investing In Climate Solutions: Creating Sustainable Economies.
The 14-page analysis focuses on initiatives such as renewable energy, green buildings, smart cities, carbon pricing, and ecosystem resiliency. It looks at the growth in both private and public investing strategies, including the more than 250 equity and fixed-income mutual funds, ETFs, and Separately Managed Accounts (SMA) targeted toward environmental sustainability. The report also highlights a variety of climate-related strategies in direct or long-term investments.
"Climate change is one of the most serious challenges facing our planet, but it is also one of the greatest opportunities for sustainable and impact investors," said Veris CEO Patricia Farrar-Rivas. "This report analyzes the key climate change issues and identifies the investment opportunities for those who want to deploy their capital to address the many impacts of climate change."
Part One of the analysis highlights some limitations and risks that climate change poses to the global economy. Part Two looks at broad areas of opportunity for addressing climate change. In Part Three, the analysis outlines strategies for investing in a post-fossil-fuel world.
The report also suggests a variety of tools for investors seeking more information about climate change solutions.
"We believe the concerted efforts of governments, corporations, nonprofits, foundations and individuals can have a positive impact on our environment and societies around the world," said Veris PartnerAnders Ferguson, co-author of the report. "Working together, we can mitigate climate change and ultimately reduce climate risk."
About Veris Wealth Partners Veris Wealth Partners, LLC is a partner-owned, independent wealth management firm that specializes in impact and sustainable investing. Veris believes that superior investment performance and positive impact are complementary parts of a holistic investment strategy. Veris is based in San Francisco with offices in New York City, Portsmouth, and Boulder. For information, call 415.815.0580, or visit www.veriswp.com.