Five Ways to Invest in Water

Anyone with sustainability or longevity in mind for their portfolio might want to dip a toe into investing in water, an essential commodity.

A droplet causes ripples in a pool of water.
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Now and in the coming years may be a good time to invest in water. About 2 billion people worldwide don't have safe drinking water, and the United Nations expects that number to increase due to population growth and climate change. Lack of water will contribute to other challenges, such as affecting the food supply, increasing severe droughts and declining water security.

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Peter J. Klein, CFA®, CAP®, CSRIC®, CRPS®
CIO and Founder, ALINE Wealth

Peter J. Klein, CFA®, CAP®, CSRIC®, CRPS®, is the Chief Investment Officer and Founder of ALINE Wealth, a wealth management firm that specializes in providing clients with financial planning advice for every stage of their lives. Along with Peter’s deep financial wisdom, he adds considerable acumen in philanthropy, helping clients navigate family trusts, institutions, and nonprofits.