Is sustainable investing back on the horizon?

Ashley Wilkins, head of capital raising and financing in Asia-Pacific at Societe Generale, explains where the bright spots are in sustainable investing.

Sustainable investing was a hot topic in Asia during the bull market, but with the economic downturn, like many other capital-intensive efforts, it fell off the radar screen. Then, US President Barack Obama dedicated roughly one-tenth of his $787 billion stimulus bill to spend on energy and the environment. This is important because it will spark a renewed interest in renewable technologies -- such as windmills, solar power, advanced batteries and hybrid cars -- all technology that...

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