25. Water: the bets are off in a dry Las Vegas

Luciano Diana, manager of Pictet Global Environmental Opportunities fund, talks to us about investing in companies that are actively trying to solve the planet's environmental issues. From Amazon fires to a water-less Las Vegas, he also tells us how technology could help the human race avoid reaching tipping points in the Earth's ecosystem.
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This fund uses the planetary boundaries framework at the core of its investment process. The framework focuses on nine key environmental areas and the respective threshold which humanity must not cross lest it cause irreversible environmental damage. Companies which the managers can invest in must operate within the ‘safe operating space’ where human activities can take place safely.

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