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Sustainable Investing in 2012    Inexorable Progress Forward
TreePower Capital ServicesD’arcy BC, the original home of                     Randolph Seibold, Managing Consultant       ...
Where we are in 2012….                         Anything Can Happen
BIG, BAD DRIVERS•   Economic Instability/Collapse scenarios•   Government Corruption & Ineptitude•   Social Upheaval•   Th...
Can Capitalism Reinvent Itself, Renew the Economic Paradigm, and Help Save Humanity?
Clean Energy: Consistent Growth• 2011: SOLAR SURGE• USA number 1 again• $260B record global  investment
2011 Clean Energy Stats• US total investment overtakes China for first time since 08, up  33% to $55B vs China’s $47.4B (1...
2012 Q1…        • The Bad: Contraction;       Lowest overall cleantech       investment for a quarter                 sinc...
Carbon, Credits, Ecosystems“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago… The next           best time is today” –Chines...
PES: Payments for Ecosystem Services                        Focus: Forest Carbon                                • 2010 tot...
Today’s Forestry News
Biomass & Biofuels•   Renewable•   Resource Renewal•   Land-use Planning•   Bio-Technology•   Developing World•   Utilize ...
Agriculture/Aquaculture“You should find yourself a nice farmer and hook up with him or her,because that’s where the money’...
Electric Vehicles“Electrification is a marathon, not a sprint,” Mike Tinskey, Ford Motors EV
7 Green Investments
Global Energy Technology Group              California leader in sustainable aquaculture (IPO share equity)Tilapia, shrimp...
Syntronix Energy Systems• A BC clean energy angel investmentopportunity• Providing lithium-ion control systems foroff-grid...
Bedford BiofuelsInvestment SummaryClass B Non-voting SharesMinimum investment: $4,000,with additional incrementalinvestmen...
ECO2 International        • Kiri Tree Plantation Network        • Fast-growing, 7 year rotations        • Timber & Carbon ...
Living Forest Communities            • Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Is.            • Ecoforestry, Conservation, Real        ...
Green Automotive Company• CaliforniaCompany• To be publicly traded on theOTCBB• Focus on Distribution, notmanufacturing• N...
Unprecedented Opportunity
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Sustainable Investment in 2012

  1. 1. Sustainable Investing in 2012 Inexorable Progress Forward
  2. 2. TreePower Capital ServicesD’arcy BC, the original home of Randolph Seibold, Managing Consultant 250-551-5658 treepowercanada@gmail.com www.treepowerbc.wordpress.com
  3. 3. Where we are in 2012…. Anything Can Happen
  4. 4. BIG, BAD DRIVERS• Economic Instability/Collapse scenarios• Government Corruption & Ineptitude• Social Upheaval• The Drums of War• Resource Depletion• Climate Change London youth riots, 2011
  5. 5. Can Capitalism Reinvent Itself, Renew the Economic Paradigm, and Help Save Humanity?
  6. 6. Clean Energy: Consistent Growth• 2011: SOLAR SURGE• USA number 1 again• $260B record global investment
  7. 7. 2011 Clean Energy Stats• US total investment overtakes China for first time since 08, up 33% to $55B vs China’s $47.4B (1% growth)• Europe nudges up 3% to $100.2B• India growth rate leader, 52% jump to $10.3B• Brazil adds 15% to $8.2B• $75B in wind power (down 17% from 2011)• PV module prices fell 50%• Smart-grid etc to $19.2B, down 17% from 2010• Biofuels edges up to $9B• Waste-to-energy down 18% to $10.8B• Geothermal down from $3.2B to $2.8B• Small hydro fell 25% to $3B Source: Bloomberg• 1 trillionth dollar invested New Energy Finance• But, NEX falls 40%, share prices hit hard
  8. 8. 2012 Q1… • The Bad: Contraction; Lowest overall cleantech investment for a quarter since 2008 Q1 • The Good: Record setting Q for hybrid and electric car sales in the USA Q2…?
  9. 9. Carbon, Credits, Ecosystems“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago… The next best time is today” –Chinese proverb
  10. 10. PES: Payments for Ecosystem Services Focus: Forest Carbon • 2010 total transaction value (voluntary & compliance markets) was $178 million • 30 million tons of CO2-e contractedPublishes annual State of the • Historical total climbs to 75Forest Carbon Markets report MtCO2e, equal to $432M and 8M hectares • Average per unit price rose to $5.50/tCO2e • Over-supply issue concerns; policymakers need to act
  11. 11. Today’s Forestry News
  12. 12. Biomass & Biofuels• Renewable• Resource Renewal• Land-use Planning• Bio-Technology• Developing World• Utilize Existing Technology• $100B investment by 2021 (Pike Research)• Main Challenge: Feedstock• Main Opportunity: Peak Oil
  13. 13. Agriculture/Aquaculture“You should find yourself a nice farmer and hook up with him or her,because that’s where the money’s going to be in the next couple ofdecades.” –Jim Rogers, Rogers Int’l Commodities Index "Aquaculture, not the Internet, represents the most promising investment opportunity of the 21st century" -Nobel laureate and economist, Peter Drucker (Nov 19, 1909 – Nov 11, 2005)
  14. 14. Electric Vehicles“Electrification is a marathon, not a sprint,” Mike Tinskey, Ford Motors EV
  15. 15. 7 Green Investments
  16. 16. Global Energy Technology Group California leader in sustainable aquaculture (IPO share equity)Tilapia, shrimp, DIY feed, DIY electricity, DIY oil, carbon credits, LA and San Fran markets
  17. 17. Syntronix Energy Systems• A BC clean energy angel investmentopportunity• Providing lithium-ion control systems foroff-grid battery storage (green or diesel)• $200k Phase 1, $1.4M phase 2• Brings off-grid applications into the 21stcentury• Generous projected ROI
  18. 18. Bedford BiofuelsInvestment SummaryClass B Non-voting SharesMinimum investment: $4,000,with additional incrementalinvestments of $800 thereafterMaximum Offering:$83,000,000Profit distribution split is 75%investor/25%Bedford paid as an annualdividend Anticipated 20%+ annual return at fullConditional liquidation crop maturityavailable after five years RRSP, RRIF, LIRA, TFSA eligible
  19. 19. ECO2 International • Kiri Tree Plantation Network • Fast-growing, 7 year rotations • Timber & Carbon revenues • Australia & USA based • Extensive international land- partner network • Multiple investment options
  20. 20. Living Forest Communities • Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Is. • Ecoforestry, Conservation, Real Estate, Small-scale Agriculture • 2nd project in the ‘Conservation Community’ model (1st Cortes Is) •Equity Opportunities •Building parcels from $245k
  21. 21. Green Automotive Company• CaliforniaCompany• To be publicly traded on theOTCBB• Focus on Distribution, notmanufacturing• Negotiating agreements withAsian and European ElectricManufacturing and Conversioncompanies• Presently considering $20M offer,introduced by TreePower
  22. 22. Unprecedented Opportunity

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