Finding New Wealth for Environmental Gain

Flanked philosophically by harder line ideas of what environmental — and economic — purity ought to mean on both sides, a group of 50 implementation leaders from conservation, finance and foundations met last week at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco to figure out ways to achieve gains both environmentally and economically. Billed and run as workshop of “mechanics” rather than thinkers, the group, which included myself, dissected the growing demand of investors that looked beyond maximal returns toward investment goals that included true environmental gains and methods for scaling up that work.

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