Pricing Carbon 2021-2022: Your Portfolio and the Clean Energy Transition

September 21, 2021, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

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Pricing Carbon 2021-2022: Your Portfolio and the Clean Energy Transition
Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

In July, prices in the world’s largest carbon allowance market, the European Union Emissions Trading System (EUA), reached a new record high of €58/ton or $68/ton*. The California Cap and Trade (CCA) and the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) followed suit notching new records of $18.80 and $7.97, respectively, during the most recent auctions.

With prices at this level, especially in Europe, switching to greener technologies is becoming more economically feasible. However, as we enter a new paradigm where emissions-heavy energy sources are no longer as financially attractive as cleaner ones, many investors wonder where carbon prices can go from here.

Join Luke Oliver, Head of Strategy at KraneShares and Eron Bloomgarden, Co-Founder at Climate Finance Partners (CLIFI) for a discussion covering:

  • Carbon market dynamics from the clean energy transition
  • Potential catalysts driving carbon market prices higher
  • New markets coming online and their implications for the global price of carbon.
  • The case for exposure to global carbon allowances and how they can potentially benefit an investor’s portfolio.

1 CFP & CIMA CE Credit Available

Please email your CFP and CIMA ID to [email protected] to receive credit.

*Based on exchange rate from 8/27/2021

Presenter Bios

Luke Oliver
Managing Director & Head of Strategy, KraneShares

Luke Oliver is a Managing Director and Head of Strategy at KraneShares. He has extensive experience as a leader within the ETF and investment industry, having built businesses, diverse teams, and bringing innovative product solutions to market.

Prior to joining KraneShares Luke ran the US ETF business at DWS (formerly Deutsche Asset Management) managing over $20bn in assets. Luke’s asset management career has spanned portfolio management, strategy, product development, and capital markets before taking the helm of DWS’ US ETF business which he co-founded in 2010. He is a regular commentator on CNBC and Bloomberg, as well as WSJ, FT, and other media outlets focusing on China, currencies, ESG, and the ETF ecosystem among others.

Prior to his asset management experience, Luke was part of the award-winning Foreign Exchange division of Deutsche Bank in both London and New York. Outside of the office, Luke is an avid hiker, paddleboarder, and traveler.

Eron Bloomgarden
Partner, Climate Finance Partners

Eron Bloomgarden provides market intelligence and advice to investors on Climate Finance products.

He is an expert in environmental finance, green infrastructure, and impact investing. Eron is also a frequent speaker who has advised governments and corporations on many aspects of environmental finance. He is an experienced impact investor with over a decade of fund management experience.

Eron Bloomgarden is a professor of sustainable finance at Columbia University’s Earth Institute.

Eron Bloomgarden was Partner at Encourage Capital where he was the Portfolio Manager of the EKO Green Carbon Fund, President of Environmental Markets at Equator LLC, and U.S. Country Director at EcoSecurities, the world’s largest carbon credit company listed on the London Stock Exchange and acquired by JP Morgan.

Eron Bloomgarden was a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Biodiversity and Natural Capital and served on the Board of Directors of the Environmental Markets Association.

In 2018, Eron was a TED Resident in a program. He holds an M.P.A. from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and completed the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School.