Join us for this powerful and inspiring three-part session showcasing leadership in sustainability, climate action and the clean economy.
-Ethan Zindler of Bloomberg New Energy Finance will share his expert perspective on the scope of the investment opportunities within growing clean energy markets.
-The GLOBE Climate Leadership Awards will be presented by the Honourable Catherine McKenna, GLOBE Series and partners to four exceptional Canadian organizations that are at the forefront of climate change action.
-Explorer and advocate Emily Penn closes out the session with an inspiring SPARK talk on how we can collaborate to save our oceans, drawing on her experience at sea for over a decade.
Energy: The Trillion Dollar Opportunity
3:45pm - 4:05pm
Presenter: Ethan Zindler - Head of Americas, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
In many markets, new wind and solar generation is already beating coal and gas on price. Renewables are now firmly the energy source of choice for economies rising to the challenge of the Paris Agreement, and eventually all-but decarbonizing their energy systems. To head off the most serious impacts of climate change, the transition must accelerate. Ethan Zindler, Head of Americas for Bloomberg New Energy Finance, will provide his perspective on the scope of the investment opportunity, emerging trends, and the changing nature of risk and opportunity in this market.
2018 GLOBE Climate Leadership Awards
4:05pm - 4:45pm
Presenter: The Honourable Catherine McKenna - Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Government of Canada
SPARK Talk – Navigating our way towards a Plastic-Free Ocean
4:45pm - 5:00pm
Presenter: Emily Penn - Expedition Leader, Skipper, Artist, Ocean Advocate
Emily is an ocean advocate and skipper. Having spent a decade at sea, exploring plastic pollution from the tropics to the Arctic, Emily will share her adventures from sea to land - developing upstream solutions with corporate partners.