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Definition of

green dollar

Finance

spending and investment based on environmental awareness money spent on environmentally sound products and services and investing in companies with environmentally sound policies and practices.

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Definitions of ’green dollar’ and meaning of ’green dollar’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’green dollar’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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