“In the clean energy sector, where there are obvious returns to be made… JP Morgan saw the returns that were possible from carbon markets, and they hired a team – within two years – of 600 people, and that was during the financial crisis. So where the returns are obvious, I think they have the capacity to change their business.”
About this event
Moderated by Bank Australia’s Victoria McKenzie-McHarg – Climates hosted a discussion on reshaping the private sector featuring:
● Adam Verwey, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Future Super
● Bianca Sylvester, Associate Director at the Clean Energy Finance Corporation
The Paris Agreement, next generation CEOs, customer preferences or cost savings – what is influencing commercial decision making? Does it matter whether environmental leadership is driven by profit or altruism? Can business lead government to adopt ambitious policies?
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This event was hosted in Melbourne, Australia on 10 July 2018.Livestream via Facebook