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An Abu Dhabian financer who heads the biggest Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) of the world (Abu Dhabi Investment Authority). SWFs are mainly funded by oil/gas export incomes and their capital assets therefore could rise yet much more further the next years. SWFs are walking away of foreign debt paper as main assets and more and more invest in global corporate shares and industries based on carbon energy like oil refineries and fertilizer plants. Moves of the SWF are (by their capital size) major market moves in the global financial world. SWFs slowly invest more and more of their carbon income in non carbon (renewable) energy facilities as most their nations has a lot of sun and a lot of desert. When SWF step major into renewables (as they will do when oil reach its maximal affordable value, when that ever maybe), the sustainable energy world would find a huge partner in the SWFs.

Author: Gijs Graafland

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