#58 - Ben Goldsmith - The Green Industrial Revolution & Investing in Sustainability
Ben Goldsmith is an environmentalist and sustainability-focused investment pioneer. Founder and CEO of London-listed investment firm Menhaden, Ben, and the team focus their attention on the theme of energy and resource efficiency. Having previously co-founded the clean tech-focused investment firm WHEB back in 2003, Goldsmith has a long track record delivering returns in this space. Ben has also used his personal wealth to support both philanthropic and political projects in this area.
Ben and I discuss how Menhaden identify companies delivering or benefiting from the efficient use of energy; we unpick the firm’s unique criteria for portfolio inclusion; and highlight the stocks that figure in the current fund. And after a historic year for clean energy returns in 2020, Ben gives us his outlook for the segment for the second half of 2021. Enjoy the interview!
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