A Guide to Carbon Finance: Carbonomics for a Credit Constrained World

A Guide to Carbon Finance: Carbonomics for a Credit Constrained World

By: Kenny Tang (author)Paperback

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This book is 'Carbon 101' for those who need to know the ins and outs of carbon finance and the carbon markets. This concise executive report will enable you to quickly grasp the principles behind carbon finance and climate change allowing you to understand the financial implications and originate, finance, structure, invest, insure and trade products with a carbon angle through practical practitioner led guidance and case studies. By reading this concise report you will quickly get up-to-speed on this booming financial sector and its future prospects. "A Guide to Carbon Finance" will help you to answer the questions: what is the international basis for the origination of carbon assets; how do we originate and create carbon assets; how are carbon mitigation and adaptation projects financed; how to structure innovative deals in the carbon marketplace; how do asset managers and corporations invest in the carbon space; what insuring solutions are needed for the low carbon economy; and, how and where can carbon assets be traded. Recommended reading for senior executives in investment banks and structured products, CEOs/CIOs of wealth managers, wealth management firms, hedge funds and trustees of pension funds. This is especially recommended reading for anyone hoping to take advantage of the boom in carbon finance, carbon trading, weather derivatives, clean tech, low carbon products, clean energy, green and environmental services and investments.

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About Author

Dr. Kenny Tang PhD CFA is founder Chief Executive Officer of Oxbridge Capital and Oxbridge Weather Capital, leading experts in the waste, weather, low carbon, clean tech and climate change space. Kenny has postgraduate degrees from Jesus College at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, including a Doctorate in Business Administration (Business Strategy) from the Judge Business School. Dubbed as Asia's Al Gore by leading global investment bank Merrill Lynch Asia Pacific and global strategy magazine Strategic Direction, Kenny has written on sustainability, climate change, clean tech, waste and green entrepreneurship for the Financial Times and Wall Street Journal. He is on the Board of Governors at the University of East London and also a Visiting Fellow/Adjunct Professor teaching on the world's first MBA in Strategic Carbon Management at the Norwich Business School (University of East Anglia). He sits on the Global Judging Panel of the Wall Street Journal's Technology Innovation Awards and the Asian Wall Street Journal's Asian Innovation Awards. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder from the CFA Institute.


Provisional Table of Contents Foreword The Lord Mayor of London Preface and Acknowledgements Biography List of Abbreviations Glossary of Terms 1) CARBONomics: The New World of Carbon Finance 2) Originating 3) Financing 4) Structuring 5) Investing 6) Insuring 7) Trading 8) Conclusions

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/12/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781906348205
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 130
  • ID: 9781906348205
  • ISBN10: 1906348200

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