What is an “Alternative Investment”?
An alternative investment is an investment in a non-traditional asset that presents economic value and is not normally reflected in traditional investment methods (i.e. stocks, mutual funds, bonds). Many people make alternative investments in assets like fine wines, watches, stamps, art or antiques. The idea of an alternative investment is nothing new, and its benefits are tried and true.
Why should I care about alternative investments?
Alternative investments come in many shapes and sizes. There is bound to be an investment opportunity that aligns with your values and investment interests. One such popular alternative investment is in the eco-friendly and sustainability sector of the global economy.
For food lovers, dramatic changes in the environment directly impact their dining and cooking experience. Investors can help ensure that food is both sustainable and accessible while also lowering our carbon imprint through related alternative investments.