The dirty secret in your investment portfolio

Categories: How To
Published on: November 13, 2017

CoPower / David Berliner / 09 November 2017

Chances are you heard about the controversial study released earlier this year that said the greatest impact individuals can have in fighting climate change is to have one less child.

According to the study, the next best actions are selling your car, avoiding flights and going vegetarian – actions that many of us commit to routinely in an effort to lessen our footprint and combat climate change, but which pale in comparison to the choice of having one fewer child.

But to those of us at CoPower, the study left out a critical component of an individual’s personal decisions – how we invest our money.

When we dug a little deeper, we were shocked to discover that the average Canadian investor does more climate damage with their investment portfolio than they do with all other actions in their daily lives combined.

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