Elion House at 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 @ AsianInvestor Insurance Forum 2017 sponsored by Invesco

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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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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Chairman of International Enterprise (Singapore) as Honorary Adviser to Elion House

Chairman of International Enterprise (Singapore) as Honorary Adviser to Elion House

Elion House is pleased to announce the addition of Seah Moon Ming as Honorary Adviser. He is the 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 and leading international traders. IE has a global network of overseas centres in over 35 locations...

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Tesla’s Rise Has Inspired a Dozen New EV Rivals

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Elon Musk should be blushing. In addition to the increased competition from big auto manufacturers, there are also now many venture-backed startups that are now kicking tires within the electric vehicle industry. According to Tracxn, a startup intelligence platform, some of Tesla’s rivals include Faraday Future, NextEV, and Atieva. This set of companies has raised hundreds of millions from...

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ELION HOUSE on Infrastructure Panel at 2016 Borrowers and Investors Forum

ELION HOUSE on Infrastructure Panel at 2016 Borrowers and Investors Forum

The forum heard from a cross-section of governments, investors, issuers and regulators as they discuss the current issues impacting raising debt and the most lucrative sectors in the Southeast Asian market. Benjamin Khoo, CEO of Elion House, spoke on the Debt and Infrastructure Financing Panel to discuss the how Clean Technology Infrastructure innovation can generate superior yields for institutional investors in the current...

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Norway’s $863 billion wealth fund bans 52 coal-linked firms

By Stine Jacobsen OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s $863 billion (£610.3 billion) sovereign wealth fund, the world’s biggest, said on Thursday it had sold shares in 52 coal-dependent companies from its portfolio as part of a policy to fight climate change. A Reuters calculation showed the stakes sold were worth at least $1 billion at the end of 2014, before the fund started big divestments from coal. The biggest holdings included a $188 million...

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The Growth of the Responsible Investment Industry

The Growth of the Responsible Investment Industry By Richard Turley Socially responsible, ethical, sustainable are all buzz words in the investment industry at the moment. A niche area only a few years ago, new ethically focused products and funds are popping into existence at a rapid rate, while mainstream funds are increasingly trying to keep up by integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards into their investment...

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Top lobbying group in historic green energy U-turn

Energy UK, which represents big six providers, says it now supports phasing out coal-fired stations, after years of defending use of fossil fuels The UK’s biggest energy lobbying group has shifted its position on green energy and will start campaigning for low-carbon alternatives for the first time, in what environmental campaigners are describing as a watershed moment. Lawrence Slade, the chief executive of Energy UK, which...

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