How did we get this data?
Our goal at Carbon Collective was to build a series of climate friendly portfolios that position you to achieve both your financial and ethical goals.

To get there, we built a simple investment strategy: divest from the sectors reliant on fossil fuels; reinvest in the companies building climate solutions; and diversify across the rest of the stock market, because it's already low-carbon. Then we update the portfolios annually to reflect changes in the market and add new companies to the climate index.

Because our strategy is pretty straight forward, it's relatively easy to backtest. We can look back and see "what if" we had launched this strategy at the beginning of 2015. The data you see here is the result of that work. We launched our live portfolios formally on Oct. 18, 2020. Everything after then is simulated using contemporaneous data. Everything before then is backtested, simulating our strategy.

Always remember, past performance is no guarantee of future returns.

What about the future?

Here's how we see it. If you believe we will stabilize our changing climate, 
the following has to happen:

Fossil fuels significantly decline

To remain < 2ºC of warming by 2050, fossil fuel production must plummet.

Oil

Oil

-75%

Coal

Coal

-90%

Natural Gas

Natural Gas

-55%

Green tech takes their place

To be on the path to < 2ºC of warming, green alternatives must surge.

2021

2030

Car

Electric cars' share of annual sales:

3%

60%

Electricity

Clean electricity investment:

$1.2 trillion

$4.4 trillion

Low Carbon Hydrogen

Low-carbon hydrogen production:

9M tonnes

150M tonnes

Car

Electric cars' share of annual sales:

2021

2030

3%

60%

Electricity

Clean electricity investment:

2021

2030

$1.2 trillion

$4.4 trillion

Low Carbon Hydrogen

Low-carbon hydrogen production:

2021

2030

9M tonnes

150M tonnes

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