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May 2 at 10:00 am PDT | Investment Opportunities for a Net Zero Economy

May 2 at 10:00 am PDT | Investment Opportunities for a Net Zero Economy

Investing in climate solutions across different industrial sectors is essential to society's collective mission to reach net zero emissions. Capital is quickly chasing opportunities in investments with a more straightforward path towards decarbonization, such as renewables and EVs. In the carbon-intensive industries, M&A activity has picked up between legacy businesses and new technology companies in an effort to keep pace with the global business transition toward sustainability. What sectors are poised to lead the net zero transition today? Which face the highest barriers? And what's the role of the capital markets in ensuring we keep the temperature from rising further?

Moderator

Hiromichi Mizuno
Special Envoy of U.N. Secretary-General on Innovative Finance and Sustainable Investments; Special Advisor, Milken Institute

Speakers

Dan Barclay
CEO, BMO Capital Markets

Giulia Chierchia
Executive Vice President, Strategy, Sustainability and Ventures, BP

Edwin Conway
Global Head of Alternative Investors, Blackrock

John Graham
President and CEO, CPP Investments

Raymond Sagayam
Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income, Pictet Asset Management