The financial industry could be missing a trick when it comes to the social and environmental impact of investments – the hidden power of women.
China has established itself as a strong market presence in energy finance, and emphasis is increasingly being put on socially responsible investment.
As countries in Asia, particularly China, set ever more ambitious climate change and pollution reduction targets, the financial sector is starting to readjust for a new reality, where the environmental impact of investments is now a key factor.
As the profile of green investments continues to rise it is becoming apparent that there is still some misconception that their performance may not be as good as more traditional financial instruments. This is certainly not the case!