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  • Portfolio Management Must Stop Being Traditionally Conservative and Start Being Existentially Conservative

    It is imperative that portfolio management evolve now to address the systemic risks–those longer-term risks embedded deep within the global economy–of climate change and resource scarcity. In his op-ed for the JEI, Garvin Jabusch, chief investment officer at Green Alpha Advisors, LLC, challenges portfolio managers to improve risk mitigation by becoming “existentially conservative,” which includes making use of up-to-date scientific findings.

  • Why Aren’t We 100% LED?

    In our latest JEI Working Paper, Associate Editor Mimi Reichenbach examines the future of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) as the most efficient and economical alternative to incandescent and compact fluorescent bulbs.


    We are seeking one person to help us manage all web content. This person would work with the managing editor and director of social media to identify and report relevant original or previously developed content and publish the material on our website.


    In this white paper, William Page and Joshua Nislick address how clean tech broadens and deepens portfolio energy exposure.

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    JEI Editor Cary Krosinsky’s first report as Lead Consultant for this PRI Project is now available.  A Framework for Action with Case Studies across Asset Class arrives later this year.

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    Associate Editor Jordan Sabin reviews the potential for municipal bonds to become a mainstream investment option that can help mitigate climate change.

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    Islamic finance is often implemented through negative screening, yet it has ancient roots in concepts now often called “shared value.” Associate Editor Mujtaba Wani looks at how Islamic finance could be successfully implemented.


The Journal of Environmental Investing (JEI) is an inter-disciplinary, peer-reviewed, open-access journal that publishes original research in all areas at the intersection of the environment and investing. The JEI presents research papers, commentaries, case studies, and reviews on manifold topics. It focuses on the critical issues of creating, deploying, financing, structuring, and managing successful market-based solutions to the environmental challenges of today.

The JEI’s mission is to facilitate the flow of capital to solutions to problems arising from natural resource depletion, pollution, demographic changes, sustainability, and climate change. To fulfill this mission, the JEI carries high-impact research articles as well as thoughtful analyses that make environmental solutions more attainable by articulating their investment risks and opportunities. The JEI serves as a platform to bring together disciplines ranging from science to policy to finance, so that such challenges can be pragmatically addressed from academic and applied perspectives.

At the heart of the Journal of Environmental Investing is free access to unbiased and objective information about environmental investing. It is written for and by asset owners and managers, investment professionals, scientists, economists, policy makers and regulators, technologists, academics, investment professionals, and other stakeholders interested in the search for real solutions to the sobering state of global environmental affairs.

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