It's been one week since the end of this year's Wall Street Green Summit XIII which was held in New York City at the Columbia Club. I guess it takes some time for attendees and reporters to let all the new ideas sink in, but we have seen two stellar articles the past two days on the Summit.
Peter Fusaro, of Global Change Associates, was ahead of his time 13 years ago, when he first launched the Wall Street Green Summit and he still is. Instead of a summit for traders looking for "green companies," the intimate Columbia Club hosted leaders from big government and multinationals, inventors and entrepreneurs with breakthrough solutions, as well as fund managers meeting the demand for green...
Sustainable finance has now morphed into environmental impact investing.
Global Change Associates has had a B2B web presence since 1996.
Peter Fusaro's talk at Cambridge Investment Research on New Green Business Model for Sustainable Finance.
Change is accelerating in the green space. The United States, and, later, the global economy are being restructured into greener and more efficient economic structures. While these changes are driven by higher energy prices and better technologies, the primary driver is government. Since government has intervened into the economy and become more activist, we are seeing an accelerating trend line for the regulatory policy framework that will drive green faster and farther than many observers and industry analysts realize.
Lately, I have been inundated with resumes from graduating seniors, grad students and people in career transition. It saddens me that there are not many green jobs available for these able and anxious people. But the bitter reality is that there is no green economy. It is a concept that will take time to implement.