Obituary: Green investment pioneer Tessa Tennant

Co-founding manager of the Jupiter Ecology fund

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One of the global pioneers of green and sustainable investment, Tessa Tennant, has died following a long illness.

Tennant was widely known and highly regarded across the green economy and investment communities as one of the key players who helped push socially responsible and sustainable investment practices into the mainstream throughout the 90s and 2000s. She co-founded the UK's first green investment fund in 1988 with the Merlin Ecology fund, which was later rebadged as the Jupiter Ecology Fund. The fund delivered consistently impressive results and Tennant was to dedicate her career to advancing the cause of green investment, recognising it as one of the critical levers for tackling environmenta...

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