FT Climate Finance Summit London
Aligning Policy and Practice – Investing for a 2 Degree World
9 October | London

Our Head of Research, Mark Lewis, will be speaking at the London iteration of the FT Climate Finance Summit. The one day summit will consist of top-level keynotes, panels and roundtable discussions on key themes such as accessing emerging market investments, addressing the perceived and real challenges for institutional investors and the potential of blended finance to impact on the future of climate-related investments.

Mark’s panel discussion will focus on the clean energy transition and a low carbon future, covering topics such as:

  • Will the return of oil giants such as Shell, Statoil and BP have an impact on the evolution of the clean energy sector?
  • Technological developments and climate policy are combining to slow fossil fuel demand -how can investors achieve an “orderly energy transition” which minimises financial disruption in the process?
  • Managing the grid: will virtual power plants be a profitable opportunity for green investment?
  • Is block chain technology a key enabling technology for distributed energy systems?
  • Can fossil fuels investment ever be be green? An update on clean coal and sequestration technologies
  • The latest trends in clean energy finance and the listed vs unlisted infrastructure debate

The panel will be moderated by Pilitia Clark, Columnist and Associate Editor of The Financial Times, and Mark will speak alongside:

Ben Caldecott, Founding Director, Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme, University of Oxford
Carol Pepper, CEO, Pepper International
Raffaele Della Croce, Senior Economist – Long Term Investment, OECD

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