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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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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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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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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ELION HOUSE Tatsuo Masuda calls for The Energy Decarbonization Revolution

Elion House Strategic Committee member Tatsuo Masuda has written a piece for one of Japan’s major media companies, Asahi newspaper, calling for The Energy Decarbonization Revolution  highlighting the critical role of advanced technologies in achieving this vision. Mr Masuda is also visiting professor at the NUCB Graduate School on energy-climate nexus and geopolitics, and board member of SOC Corporation in Tokyo, advisory board...

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Paris climate change agreement: the world’s greatest diplomatic success

Paris climate change agreement: the world’s greatest diplomatic success

US secretary of state, John Kerry, talks with China’s special representative on climate change Xie Zhenhua. Photograph: Xinhua / Barcroft Media In the final meeting of the Paris talks on climate change on Saturday night, the debating chamber was full and the atmosphere tense. Ministers from 196 countries sat behind their country nameplates, aides flocking them, with observers packed into the overflowing hall. World leaders hail Paris...

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COP21 climate change summit reaches deal in Paris

COP21 climate change summit reaches deal in Paris

Science & Environment 13 December 2015 Media captionThe BBC’s Daniel Boettcher explains what is included in the climate change deal A deal to attempt to limit the rise in global temperatures to less than 2C has been agreed at the climate change summit in Paris after two weeks of intense negotiations. The pact is the first to commit all countries to cut carbon emissions. The agreement is partly legally binding and partly...

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