Study: Green firms offer both better returns and lower risk for investors

Michael Holder
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Greener stocks saw 10 per cent higher returns than polluting rivals over study period
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Greener stocks saw 10 per cent higher returns than polluting rivals over study period

First of its kind study offers yet more evidence of the financial benefits of backing greener stocks and portfolios

Evidence of the financial benefits of backing greener companies continues to mount, with the findings of yet another study today concluding the stocks of environmentally-minded firms are a better bet for...

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