Elion House @ RiskMinds 2019

Elion House CTO/CIO, Benjamin Khoo, made a keynote speech on Climate-Related Risks and intensifying regulations and their impact on global investment portfolios. The 3 day conference in Hong Kong was attended by global banks, investors, corporates and regulators. Climate Change was voted by attendees as one of the top 3 major risks facing organisations alongside cyber attacks and geo-politics. RiskMinds 2019 – Asia’s leading...

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Bill Gates Slams Unreliable Wind & Solar: ‘Let’s Quit Jerking Around With Renewables & Batteries’

February 18, 2019 by stopthesethings When the world’s richest entrepreneur says wind and solar will never work, it’s probably time to listen. Bill Gates made a fortune applying common sense to the untapped market of home computing. The meme has it that IBM’s CEO believed there was only a market for five computers in the entire world. Gates thought otherwise. Building a better system than any of his rivals and shrewdly working...

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ELION HOUSE @ RiskMinds 2018

Chief Innovation Officer, Benjamin Khoo, moderates a panel of institutional investors including Swiss Re, Peak Re, and IFC’s Asia Chief Investment Officer who estimates clean energy to be a $20 trillion opportunity. The panel highlighted a global trend by institutional investors who control around $70 trillion to decarbonise their portfolios away from fossil fuel investments into impact investments that meet environmental, social,...

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ELION HOUSE @ World Federation of Scientists, Sicily

Strategic Committee Member, Tatsuo Masuda speaks about our goals to revolutionise electricity access in Africa via new clean energy technologies and a decentralised power grid system. Masuda ElectricityAccess-Masuda (19-24Aug2018) (1)

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ELION HOUSE @ All-Energy Australia 2017

Chief Innovation Officer, Benjamin Khoo, was invited to speak at All-Energy Australia (11-12 October, 2017) – Australia’s most comprehensive renewable and clean energy event in Melbourne on next-generation solar and clean-energy technologies.  

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36 US cities have now committed to 100% renewables

22 June 2017 North America, COP 23, Policy, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy The cities of Sarasota in Florida, and Columbia in South Carolina, have committed to transition to 100 per cent renewable energy, according to the Sierra Club.  On Monday 19 June, the Sarasota City Commission adopted a new goal of increasing the share of renewables in Sarasota’s power mix to 100 per cent by 2045. The move makes Sarasota the second city in Florida...

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ELION HOUSE @ Insurance Forum 2017 sponsored by Invesco & AsianInvestor

Elion House Chief Innovation Officer, Benjamin Khoo, speaks alongside Invesco and BSR at the AsianInvestor Insurance Forum 2017 sponsored by Invesco at the Four Seasons in Hong Kong. “Over the last 25 years in cleantech and financial engineering, I have noticed a convergence of science and consciousness. As new technologies continue to disrupt the world, it is time to rethink concepts of technology, business, and finance, using them as...

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ELION HOUSE @ 2017 Annual Borrowers & Investors Forum in Singapore by AsianInvestor

Chief Innovation Officer, Benjamin Khoo, spoke on the infrastructure panel in Singapore (24th May) on how sustainable infrastructure is becoming a very significant asset class for institutional investors driven by record negative interest rates, the Paris Agreement, and a growing demand for new assets with a low correlation to other assets and the economy. Furthermore, with the Paris Agreement now in force, he talked about portfolio...

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Tesla Overtakes Ford & GM in Market Value

A timely article demonstrating the in​trinsic power of emerging tech (& early investing) and on a new-found predisposition of global markets and institutional investors towards aggressively “valuing a greener future” around environmental, social, governance (ESG-compliant) investments and to decarbonise their  investment ​portfolios. Tesla (~$52 billion) recently overtook Ford & GM in market value, – for the...

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Paris Enters into Force – Celebration and Reality Check

By Patricia Espinosa, UNFCCC Executive Secretary and Salaheddine Mezouar, President of COP22 and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Morocco Marrakech, Morocco – Humanity will look back on November 4, 2016, as the day that countries of the world shut the door on inevitable climate disaster and set off with determination towards a sustainable future. The Paris Climate Change Agreement – the result of the most...

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Before the Flood – Full Movie | National Geographic

Published on Oct 30, 2016 Join Leonardo DiCaprio as he explores the topic of climate change, and discovers what must be done today to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe ➡ Get the soundtrack on iTunes: http://apple.co/2e6e9dq ➡ Discover your climate impact: http://carbotax.org/ ➡ Learn more & take action: http://on.natgeo.com/2eWxnkW Watch an exclusive sneak peek of...

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Landmark Paris Agreement to enter into force

Landmark Paris Agreement to enter into force

Thursday 6 October 2016 With over 55 parties covering more than 55 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions ratifying the Paris Climate Change Agreement on Thursday, the landmark accord will enter into force in 30 days. COP21 celebration World leaders rejoice the adoption of the Paris Climate Change Agreement on December 12, 2015. Less than a year later, the landmark accord is about to enter into force. The UN’s top climate official today...

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China ratifies Paris climate agreement

Share  REUTERS: Signing up to cut emissions means China will have to move away from coal power China’s top legislature has ratified the Paris global climate agreement, state news agency Xinhua reports. The country is the world’s largest emitter of harmful CO2 emissions, which cause climate change. China and the US are expected to jointly announce ratification at a bilateral summit later on Saturday. In a landmark deal struck in...

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CEO Pavilion Energy & Chairman of International Enterprise (Singapore) joins as Honorary Adviser

CEO Pavilion Energy & Chairman of International Enterprise (Singapore) joins as Honorary Adviser

Elion House is pleased to announce the addition of Seah Moon Ming as Honorary Adviser. He is Group Chief Executive Officer of Pavilion Energy, Singapore’s integrated energy company owned by Temasek. Chairman of  International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, the government agency that partners Singapore companies in going global and promotes international trade. IE vision is a thriving business hub in Singapore with Globally Competitive Companies...

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