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Why investors are eying carbon credits

Oliver Lewis
Mon, 11 Oct 2021

Why investors are eying carbon credits
Salt Funds Management managing director Paul Harrison says investor interest in Salt's carbon fund is accelerating. (Image: Supplied)
Oliver Lewis
Mon, 11 Oct 2021
Retail investors are becoming increasingly interested in carbon funds, a trend driven by the rising carbon price and growing interest in ethical investing. Salt Funds Management runs the only NZX-listed carbon fund, an investment vehicle to give investors exposure to the price of carbon mainly through New Zealand Units (NZUs) used in the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).Salt managing director Paul Harrison said interest in carbon credits is accelerating, which is helping drive the market capitalisation of the fund from roughly $20 million at...

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