Making Green from Green: Is Investing in Green Truly Profitable?

Henry Kaufman Lecture/Symposia Series

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join us for a panel discussion on renewable finance in partnership with the Columbia Business School Alumni Club. Topics include:

Who are the investment players in the US and Europe? What benchmarks do they use?

Are renewable investments profitable absent government subsidies or incentives?

Which sector(s)—wind, water, solar, electric grid, etc.—in the US and globally are projected to outperform in the next 3 years? Next 10 years?

How can an individual US investor get involved through the public markets?

Featured speakers:
Peter Fusaro - Chairman and Founder, Global Change Associates

David Hartman - Director, M&A, Siemens Corporation

Abigail E. Laufer - CEO and Founder, Virid Capital Management

Bruce Usher (moderator) - Adjunct Professor of Finance, Columbia Business School

Panel discussion will be followed by Q&A session and reception. Reservations required. Admission is free for students and Museum members, or $15 for non-members. For additional information, please contact Lindsay Seeger at 212-908-4110 or