A convenient truth: ABN AMRO develops eco-index

Global warming may be an inconvenient truth, but take heart, a new index product from ABN AMRO could help investors turn climate change into a windfall.

Investors will soon be able to profit from climate change thanks to a new index created by ABN AMRO. The Dutch bank, whose Amsterdam headquarters will end up underwater if scientistsÆ predictions are right, has developed an index comprising companies whose businesses are connected to global warming or the environment.

Like climate change itself, the growth of such companies û such as makers of solar panels and fuel cells û seems a sure thing. Climate-change...

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