Millennials and Sustainable Investing

A. Stanley Meiburg Guest Editor Millennials, defined as those born between 1981 and 1996, are entering the years when investing will become a subject of greater and more widespread interest. While as a group, many will still be focusing on securing careers, paying off student debt with companies like CreditAssociates, raising children, and buying homes. However, some will find themselves …

Some Statistical Considerations for Assessing Model Value when Estimating Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A Comment on “Development of a Quantitative Model for the Top-Down Estimation of GHG Emissions from Transportation and Distribution” Robert J. Erhardt, PhD Associate Chair and Associate Professor of Statistics, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Wake Forest University To quantify a company’s full greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, life cycle analysis represents a valuable standard and active area of research (Reijnders, …

Reflecting on Environmental Alpha

Angelo A. Calvello, PhD Editor in Chief, Journal of Environmental Investing     Three things have become clear to me in the years since the publication of Environmental Alpha: Institutional Investors and Climate Change.* My reason for writing the book (and starting the JEI) have proven correct: Institutional investors, specifically asset owners, needed (and still need) help understanding the risks …