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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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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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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ELION HOUSE on Infrastructure @ Borrowers and Investors Forum

ELION HOUSE on Infrastructure @ Borrowers and Investors Forum

Benjamin Khoo, CEO of Elion House, on the Debt and Infrastructure Financing Panel  talks about how Clean Technology Infrastructure innovation can generate superior yields for institutional investors in the current ultra-low yield environment and the growing demand by global investors for environment, social and governance (ESG) compliant and sustainable real economy assets. Other emerging topics in Infrastructure discussed...

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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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ELION HOUSE CEO speaks at 2015 Deutsche Bank Alternatives Day

ELION HOUSE CEO speaks at 2015 Deutsche Bank Alternatives Day

  Deutsche Bank is pleased to be hosting its first Deutsche Bank Alternatives Day, bringing investors and fund managers together with regulators and industry specialists to discuss key trends in alternative investments. Focusing on Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds in Asia, Deutsche Bank Alternatives Day is designed to provide insight on how recent market volatility will affect Hedge Funds and PE Funds, explore how managers are...

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Sustainable investing picking up pace in Singapore

There is now a growing push on companies to be aware of the role they play in preserving the environment, and MAS wants financial institutions in Singapore to take the lead through responsible financing. By Patrick John Lim Posted 06 Oct 2015 23:35 Updated 30 Oct 2015 Singapore’s financial district. (Photo: AFP/Roslan Rahman) SINGAPORE: Haze-causing forest fires in Indonesia have thrust corporate sustainability practices...

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SAM predicts rapid growth in clean tech private equity

28 MAY 2010BY NINA RÖHRBEIN GLOBAL – Clean tech private equity has grown to 9% of global private equity investments and is expected to continue its rapid growth in the years to come, according to Swiss-based asset manager SAM. In its 2010 report ‘Clean Tech Private Equity: past, present and future’ SAM estimates that clean energy investments capture about 70-80% of the total clean tech market and asset finance is the largest clean...

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