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Sustainable Infrastructure REIT Focusing on Reducing Carbon Output

02/10/2015 | By Sarah Borchersen-Keto

Jody Clark, vice president of Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital (NYSE: HASI), joined for a video interview at NAREIT’s 2015 Leader in the Light Working Forum in Reston, Va.

Hannon Armstrong makes debt and equity investments in sustainable infrastructure projects. Clark explained that every investment the company makes is focused on the carbon-reduction benefit achieved by its clients. “This is core to our company,” she said.

According to Clark, many property owners have very limited access to capital. As a result, they focus on short-term projects with quick paybacks, the “low hanging fruit,” she said.

By working with Hannon Armstrong “they are able to look at projects much further in duration,” Clark said. Read more.