Energy is central to nearly every major challenge and opportunity the world faces today. Be it for jobs, security, climate change, food production or increasing incomes, access to energy for all is essential. Sustainable energy is opportunity – it transforms lives, economies and the planet. The world needs to triple its investment in sustainable energy infrastructure per year, from around $400 billion now to $1.25 trillion by 2030. Read more about this goal here.
In addition to the resources below, IEN's Clean Energy Working Group works to find effective ways to support endowments in investing in clean energy.
Briefing Paper: Options for Endowment Investment in Solar Energy l Intentional Endowments Network, July, 2018
Webinar: Investing in Clean Energy for Campuses and Endowments | Intentional Endowments Network, December 13, 2016
White Paper: Investing in Clean Energy: Campuses and Endowments l Intentional Endowments Network, November, 2016
Articles and White Papers on Investing in Clean Energy:
- Renewable Energy 100: The Course to a Carbon-Free Campus | Environment America, 2017
MIT to Neutralize 17% of Carbon Emissions Through Purchase of Solar Energy l MIT News, October, 2016