Climate change

The Glasgow Effect

A Green Energy Conference 2021 related insight


6 October 2021

As we approach the sixth anniversary of the Paris Agreement, we've seen an exponential rise in the number of net zero targets set across the public and private sectors since the Paris Agreement. But what does it all mean in practice, and will COP26 deliver a new ‘Glasgow Effect’?

Macquarie’s group heads and leading private sector voices discuss transition strategies, the steps they’re taking to deliver them, and their expectations for COP26.

Michael Silverton speaks to Mateo Jaramillo of Form Energy

How might we #RaiseTheAmbition to build a completely renewable grid?

Michael Silverton, Global Co-Head of Macquarie Capital, talks with Mateo Jaramillo, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Form Energy, about the new technology powering an energy storage solution with the potential to accelerate the transition to net zero at our Green Energy Conference #GEC21.

Ben Way speaks to Dr Guenther Thallinger of Allianz, SE

With trillions of dollars under management globally, the world’s asset managers have a significant opportunity to take meaningful action in addressing climate change.

Group Head of Macquarie Asset Management Ben Way sat down with Dr. Guenther Thallinger, Allianz, SE Board Member & Chair UN convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance, to discuss how asset managers are placing sustainability at the centre of their strategies and leading change.

Macquarie Green Investment Group Green Energy Conference 2021

Raise the ambition | 5-6 October

The Macquarie Green Investment Group Green Energy Conference (GEC) is an annual event bringing together global climate leaders from across government, industry and finance to discuss the green transition.

This year we explore ways to turn climate ambition into climate action; the role of technology and carbon markets in achieving net zero; and how to accelerate climate finance in emerging markets.