Strenuous efforts are needed to halt the warming of the planet. And in doing so, all segments of the economy and society must join in the bath. That includes the world of finance, because it can ensure that the financing of cleantech investments and the creation of sustainable business models are prioritized. In this contribution, at the request of Cleantech Flanders, Peter Adriaens, Professor of Engineering, Finance & Entrepreneurship at the University of Michigan, shines his light on this.
Peter Adriaens, Director, Center for Smart Infrastructure Finance; Co-founder, UM FinTech Collaboratory; Professor, Environmental Engineering & Finance; Professor of Entrepreneurship w/o tenure (2006-2016; Ross School of Business); Professor w/o tenure, School for Environment and Sustainability, The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor