Archive for November, 2012

  • Why ethical investments help to build a brighter future

    November 16th, 2012

    Ethical investments offer individuals the opportunity to place their money into projects that reflect their own personal ethics and morals. On this front, investors who have participated in EcoPlanet’s Bamboo plantations in Nicaragua will be pleased to know that the project is having an immensely positive impact on the local community.

    Seeking to achieve sustainability by considering social, economic and environmental aspects, EcoPlanet Bamboo is committed to the development of a fully sustainable bamboo plantation. Now entering the second…

  • Alternative Investments Explained: Carbon Credits

    November 2nd, 2012

    Alternative Investments Explained: from bamboo to precious metals, we break down the alternative products vying for your cash and assess which assets are worth taking the plunge for.

    This week, carbon credits get the cross-examination treatment:

    Carbon credits were first introduced as an environmental measure, designed to help companies, individuals and countries to mitigate their increasing emissions of greenhouse gases.

    They are defined as: “A certificate showing that a government or company has paid to have a certain amount of carbo…