Can Corporate Sustainability & Economic Growth Coexist?
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Submitted by: JPS Global Investments
Posted: Jun 29, 2011 – 09:00 AM EST
PORTLAND, Ore., Jun. 29 /CSRwire/ - JPS Global Investments, a boutique investment firm that specializes in green investing, announced today that it has successfully listed its Green Economy Fund offering on Mission Markets. JPS is excited to be a Founding Member of Mission Markets, an electronic impact investment platform.
"Mission Markets will give us a robust, national platform to reach accredited investors that are specifically interested in impact investing," says Jan Schalkwijk, portfolio manager of JPS. "Such a platform did not exist prior and is truly innovative." JPS Global Investments (www.jpsglobalinvest.com) is a money management firm specializing in green investing. JPS believes that financial returns are not inconsistent with protecting or improving the environment and seeks out investment opportunities inherent in the challenges of climate change, energy security, and environmental resource management.
"Investors going through the traditional channels might not come across impact investment opportunities and conversely, offerings like ours, might not find impact investors through the existing capital network," says Schalkwijk. "The creation of a transactional marketplace like Mission Markets should bode well for both impact investors and investment vehicles like ours."
JPS Global Investments is a registered member of Mission Markets, the first comprehensive online marketplace for sustainable and impact investing. If you are an accredited investor interested in joining Mission Markets please register at www.missionmarkets.com.
JPS Global Investments (www.jpsglobalinvest.com) is a money management firm specializing in green investing. JPS offers investment strategies that incorporate environmental/sustainability criteria in the investment process to seek positive impact and competitive performance for its investors. JPS believes that financial returns are not inconsistent with protecting or improving the environment and seeks out investment opportunities inherent in the challenges of climate change, energy security, and environmental resource management. JPS invests in clean technology, alternative energy, and environmental leaders and helps investors "green" their existing portfolios. With its diversified portfolio strategies for different risk levels and its targeted Green Economy strategy, JPS is able to provide investment solutions that meet the needs of diverse spectrum of investors.
Mission Markets™ (www.missionmarkets.com), based in New York City, is the world's first comprehensive marketplace created for buyers, sellers and other stakeholders within the impact and sustainability sectors. Mission Markets members gain access to a secure online network where they can discover information, assess opportunities, attract capital and transact across the social and environmental markets spectrum.
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