A new green fund aims to invest across Asia and is looking to buy into companies that focus on clean energy, water and waste. It is mainly looking at companies in China, Hong Kong, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand. The investment manager for the new fund predicts that key drivers of Asian environmental markets will include tightening environmental policy and falling costs of new technology, which will continue to generate highly attractive investment opportunities. I predict that they are going to find it difficult to find companies to invest in but there are huge opportunities for companies to go green in Asia and a lot more to do. The fact that investors are increasingly interested in green compnies though should at least spark some discussion in Board rooms, one would hope... More here.