Cows roam near one of six newly installed wind turbines on a ranch in Eldorado, Texas, on April 16. Cattle rancher Bob Helmers, who for decades hosted oil wells on his ranch, recently plugged the pumps and allowed a utility company to build the wind turbines, making the shift to wind power. Photo: AFP
Cows roam near one of six newly installed wind turbines on a ranch in Eldorado, Texas, on April 16. Cattle rancher Bob Helmers, who for decades hosted oil wells on his ranch, recently plugged the pumps and allowed a utility company to build the wind turbines, making the shift to wind power. Photo: AFP
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Climate crisis: investors have a key role to play in shift to green finance

  • Global summits and national targets to reduce carbon emissions are gathering momentum with the mobilisation of capital in support
  • Investors have the techniques and data today to make the right call when it comes to having a climate-aware portfolio

Cows roam near one of six newly installed wind turbines on a ranch in Eldorado, Texas, on April 16. Cattle rancher Bob Helmers, who for decades hosted oil wells on his ranch, recently plugged the pumps and allowed a utility company to build the wind turbines, making the shift to wind power. Photo: AFP
Cows roam near one of six newly installed wind turbines on a ranch in Eldorado, Texas, on April 16. Cattle rancher Bob Helmers, who for decades hosted oil wells on his ranch, recently plugged the pumps and allowed a utility company to build the wind turbines, making the shift to wind power. Photo: AFP
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