8 Eco-Friendly Markets That Climbed This Year

| 9/22/2017 3:10:00 PM

Tags: stocks, markets, green business, eco-friendly industries, Kayla Matthews,


As politicians debate how best to confront climate change or even if climate change is happening, the private sector is taking the reigns on creating a greener society.

Renewable and clean energy is climbing, while coal is declining. Consumers are increasingly considering environmental impact when shopping for products and services, and the market is rising to meet that demand.

Eco-friendly markets are showing growth across many different sectors from energy to transportation to food. Here are eight green markets to watch.

1. Solar

The renewable energy sector has seen tremendous growth in the past few years. One area that's seen especially significant increases is the solar industry, both in utility-scale and distributed solar.

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