Many people who are interested in divestment are also thinking about whether to reinvest their freed up funds into investments connected to the emerging new energy (sometimes referred to as "alternative energy") economy. The new clean energy economy is broad and growing rapidly -- and it will expand at an even greater pace as more and more innovative thinking is applied to the many ways we generate and consume energy:
Trends: the New Energy Economy
Whichever reinvestment avenue you choose, there are many resources you can tap to gather more information. When investing in the stock and bond markets, take advantage of the information available to you. Read fund prospectuses, visit company and financial news websites. If you work with a broker, choose someone who understands the importance of your decision to divest and who demonstrates an understanding of the possibilities presented by the new energy economy.