The Last Polar Bear

The Last Polar Bear

Just a few weeks ago, a few of us from Ultra Capital walked into a major city pension fund to discuss investing in sustainable real assets and infrastructure. The waiting area was devoid of any magazines or financial books but…

Essential Elements!

Essential Elements!

So, you want to save the world from all the political, social and economic turmoil? That is certainly a huge undertaking for anyone. But, as one of my associates says, “better save the planet first, or we haven’t got anything…

The Year Ahead: 2017

The Year Ahead: 2017

What a year 2016 was! So much occurred this past year -- some great events and some real challenges to each of us and maybe even humanity. So what else is new? How do we reconcile all of it? Or…

The Blue-Collar Jobs 2.0

The Blue-Collar Jobs 2.0

Middle America wants its jobs back. But they are not coming back the way they were. The big push to rebuild America’s infrastructure – on a big and small scale -- will require a new workforce, one that has greater…