Low-carbon word webinar

Join us for this webinar to hear leading experts from the US and UK discuss the investment opportunities and risks presented as a growing number of countries transition to a low-carbon world.

Thursday 19th November 2020 – 1500 to 1615 

To register for this event, contact Ellie Smart.

Guest speakers

Professor Doyne Farmer, Baillie Gifford Professor of Mathematics

Professor Doyne Farmer

How quickly can the world reach carbon neutral? Professor Farmer from the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford is an eminent American mathematician and physicist. An early proponent of chaos theory, he used his skills to understand complex markets, founding one of the earliest quant investment firms. Today he is researching the economic impacts of the transition to a low-carbon world and advises several central banks and companies like BP. He will explain why he is so optimistic about the future.

James Evans, Director at Exane BNP Paribas

Hydrogen and the new green economy: James will focus on hydrogen, explaining what it is and why it is likely to form an essential part of the solution in meeting the challenge of net-zero world. James will also consider some of the issues facing governments and industries looking to scale up hydrogen’s role. James started his career in the oil and gas industry before spending the last decade as an energy analyst. His role focuses on strategic research related to the implications of the energy transition and decarbonisation.

Mark Leach and Sarah Goose – James Hambro & Partners

Investment opportunities and threats: Portfolio manager Mark and assistant portfolio manager Sarah will discuss the opportunities and risks arising for investors.

To register for this event, contact Ellie Smart.

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This webinar qualifies for continuing professional development.

Learning objectives and outcomes

  • Have a better understanding of the paths the world can take to reduce carbon emissions.
  • Understand the technologies that will evolve to support the necessary changes and the critical role that hydrogen will play.
  • Understand some of the pitfalls and opportunities that lie ahead from an investment perspective, particularly as regards large oil companies, which still make up a significant, although declining, part of global stock markets.

For more details email: ESmart@jameshambro.com

 

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