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Investors caught between returns and a better planet

''On the one hand, they're acknowledging that climate change does pose a risk, but are not recognising that that risk would manifest itself in their portfolio in some ways.'' - David Richardson, managing director and global head of marketing and client services at Impax Asset Management, which asked 300 investors with more than US$500,000 invested for their opinions on climate change


CLIMATE change has finally gotten the attention of world leaders, who have convened in Paris for a two-week conference on how to combat global warming.

But investors, it seems, continue to struggle with connecting their desire for a better planet with their need for