Investors improve at funding high-impact climate tech – paper

After widespread failures investing in first wave of climate tech, investors are having more of an impact

Green data

Investors are doing a better job of allocating capital to green companies with the largest potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, research published by the Bank for International Settlements finds.

Giulio Cornelli, Jon Frost, Leonardo Gambacorta and Ouarda Merrouche note investors had a bad start. During the first wave from 2005 to 2011 – which they dub “climate tech 1.0” – investors poured money into sectors such as solar and wind. Many made large losses, partly as a result of the

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