The Luxury Channel looks at ‘the colour of money’ in 2010.
As Forbes released its Billionaire Rich List last month it appears even the world’s wealthiest are experiencing a shift in financial fortune. According to the list it is the first time since 2003 that the world has had a net loss in the number of billionaires. And even though Bill Gates lost $18 b he still regained his title as the world’s richest man.
Despite being an interesting insight the lists compiled by financial institutions and various publications should be viewed with reservation.
This aside, there is a list that provides a light at the end of the financial recession’s tunnel for those with an environmental conscience.
According to The Sunday Times Green Rich List eco barons are leading the way. The worlds wealthy are making investments in diverse areas including electric cars, solar power and geothermal energy.
The Green List provides information on 100 tycoons or families worth £200m or over who have made serious investments in green technology, businesses or any worthy environmental causes.
Green investors, including American entrepreneurs Warren Buffett and Bill Gates have all see the benefit of embracing the environment pouring finances into wind power and electric cars.
To find out more about the eco pioneers who made The Sunday Times Green Rich List 2010 visit The Sunday Times website: