Category: Global Environmental Opportunities

It Matters Now

It Matters Now Our broad thesis behind Essex’s Global Environmental Opportunities strategy is that the environment has a number of substantial challenges (clean air, potable water, climate change, etc.) that are solvable through investment in new, clean technologies and a weaning off dependence on fossil fuels.  In our view, fossil fuel companies and related businesses ultimately are doomed to failure,... Read more ›

Rob Uek on the Rapidly Changing Landscape of the Electric Utility Industry

Essex Co-CEO and Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Uek recently had an article on his view of the energy storage trend, with behind the meter devices featured on Renewable Energy World. Rob touches on the rapid cost deduction and adaption of home energy storage and who he sees as the beneficiaries. To read more on his thoughts on the rapidly changing... Read more ›

Bill Page featured on Bloomberg Radio

Bill Page, Senior Portfolio Manager of the Essex Global Environmental Opportunities Strategy (GEOS) was interviewed last week on Bloomberg Radio, to discuss and state the case for clean tech investing. To listen to the segment, please scroll to 27:30: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/audio/2019-09-13/wework-makes-changes-investing-in-global-disruption-podcast   Read more ›

Bill Page featured in Collaboration Capital Climate Investing Roundtable

Last month, Essex Global Environmental Opportunities Strategy (GEOS) portfolio manager Bill Page was featured in a Climate Investing Roundtable hosted by Essex GEOS client Collaboration Capital. The goal of the Roundtable was to state the case for moving the needle on climate solutions. GEOS invests in the technologies that are solving the world’s environmental challenges, and solves six important U.N.... Read more ›

Clean Tech Disruption—Transforming The Grid

Senior Portfolio Manager Bill Page of the Essex GEOS Strategy, recently had an article featuring ideas on disrupting the aging electrical grid published in FA Magazine’s Private Wealth section. "We frequently describe clean tech as being transformative or disruptive because it generally saves money, while improving the quality of life with enhanced environmental benefits. By offering cheaper, more efficient solutions, clean tech... Read more ›

The Essex GEOS Clean Slate 11

The Essex GEOS Clean Slate Essex GEOS | Global Environmental Opportunities Strategy How impactful is your portfolio? A bi-weekly synopsis of articles and blogs on new technologies, recent developments and other items of interest in the clean tech and new energy arena. This newsletter is intended to provide food for thought and is not intended in any way as an... Read more ›

The Essex GEOS Clean Slate 10

The Essex GEOS Clean Slate Essex GEOS | Global Environmental Opportunities Strategy How impactful is your portfolio? A bi-weekly synopsis of articles and blogs on new technologies, recent developments and other items of interest in the clean tech and new energy arena. This newsletter is intended to provide food for thought and is not intended in any way as an... Read more ›

Essex GEOS: Clean Tech Solutions at this point in the Cycle

Essex GEOS: Clean Tech Solutions at this point in the Cycle As we have listened to quarterly corporate earnings calls for the second quarter, followed by meetings with many management teams over the course of the third quarter, one oft-repeated theme expressed is rising input costs, whether labor, freight, materials or components. Company management teams are also experiencing some commodity... Read more ›

The Essex GEOS Clean Slate 9

The Essex GEOS Clean Slate Essex GEOS | Global Environmental Opportunities Strategy How impactful is your portfolio? A bi-weekly synopsis of articles and blogs on new technologies, recent developments and other items of interest in the clean tech and new energy arena. This newsletter is intended to provide food for thought and is not intended in any way as an... Read more ›

Back to the Buggy Whip?

Back to the Buggy Whip?   Over the past few weeks, our President and the Administration have proposed rolling-back environmental initiatives in the form of a proposed new rulemaking for Federal CO2 and fuel economy standards, recommending freezing automotive efficiency targets between 2020 and 2026. Both the EPA and the NTSA are also submitting agency acts to revoke a California... Read more ›