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!
A group of students at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands has designed a biodegradable car made from flax and sugar beets which was put on show at the Shell Eco-marathon in London this May.
As the world moves towards a sustainable future with environmental protection high up the agenda, corporations are increasingly realising they need to keep up or lose out.
Some major players, such as Google and Apple, have hit the headlines with their 100% renewable energy targets, but beyond that there is a whole field termed Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) that enables companies to answer the increasing demands of consumers and their own staff.