What’s Driving the Global Carbon Allowance Rally?

Thursday, June 24th, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

Overview of the KraneShares Global Carbon ETF (KRBN)

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Event Details:

What’s Driving the Global Carbon Allowance Rally?:
Thursday, June 24th, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

Under the Biden Administration, the US rejoined the Paris Agreement, and countries globally have announced increasingly ambitious carbon emissions reduction targets. As a result, carbon allowances have become one of the best-performing commodities of the year with potential tailwinds for continued growth*.

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

  • A climate change crisis? A key indicator is signaling a million-year anamoly
  • Climate change risk within an investment portfolio and how many sectors are exposed.
  • How emissions trading systems work to reduce carbon emissions
  • Overview of the global carbon allowance market, its evolution and outlook for future areas of growth
  • The investment case for exposure to global carbon allowance futures and how they can potentially benefit a diversified investment portfolio.**

1 CFP & CIMA CE Credit Available

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

*Current performance can be found here.
**Diversification does not ensure a profit or guarantee against a loss.

Presenter Bios

Luke Oliver
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
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.