Investor creates new funding model that values air, water, soil

11-14-2008

Investor creates new funding model that values air, water, soil

Personal connection to food must be added to calculus of investing, since air, water, soil are new currencies, says investor. Approach, he says in new book, could change current societal systems that accelerate climate change or mortgage-related debt crisis and also could link back to Main Street from Wall Street.

Read the story at Ode magazine


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