21 May How coronavirus could be catalyzing a shift to the new economy
“Wayne Wachell of Genus Capital explains how the success of fossil free-funds highlights built-in risks within the oil sector”
On May 21st, Wayne Wachell was interviewed by Wealth Professional on How coronavirus could be catalyzing a shift to the new economy.
Wayne emphasizes how fossil free stocks, such as Amazon and Microsoft, have been big winners during the pandemic. He also focuses on how the pandemic has changed (and open) investor perspectives to new technologies, such as hydrogen.
“I think this pandemic has given society, communities, and investors more awareness of how nature can impact us,” Wachell said. “That’s hopefully opening more people’s eyes to the topic of climate change, and the need to be prepared for natural calamities like this.”
Read the full piece at WP
About Genus Capital Management Inc.
Genus Capital Management Inc. is an independent investment management firm based in Vancouver, founded in 1989. Genus is passionate about creating innovative investment solutions that meet our clients’ changing needs. With more than $1.6 billion in assets under management, Genus’ clients include leading environmental organizations, foundations, and individuals across Canada. Today, Genus Capital is at the forefront of Canada’s Divest-Invest movement with a complete suite of fossil fuel free funds that are tailored to meet the needs of investors who wish to invest in a sustainable, clean energy future.
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Wayne Wachell got a bit of a late start with the game of tennis, but he’s more than made up for it over the years. The then–University of Alberta student was 20 when he began watching Argentine tennis sensation Guillermo Vilas. “He was kind of like Rafael Nadal back in 1975,” Wachell recalls. “So I picked up a tennis racket and started hitting with a friend and thought, Wow, I can do this pretty good.”