Intersection of the Environment and Financial Markets

Title: Intersection of the Environment and Financial Markets
Date: 2008-01-30
Speaker: Jesse Fink, Steve Blank (Priceline, Serial Entrepreneur)
Link: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
 
The issues are so large with climate change that technology will enable the solutions but there are business model issues and systematic issues that need to be addressed.
The issues in clean energy are innovation and commercialization.
Nonprofits are there to push policy and solutions. Businesses accelerate solutions.
We all can influence policy. We do it when we vote.
Capital is very efficient.
When a policy is created the capital will flow into it.
Mission based investing.
Cap and trade forces people to innovate.
Each asset class is being mobilized to solve these problems.