Wednesday webinar at one: Transition risk measurement with climate indices

Wednesday 07 June 2023 | 13:00 - 13:40 | Webinar

With regulators and investors looking for more clarity on the impact of climate change on investments, it’s now more important than ever to be able to quantify the transition risk of portfolios.

Lingjuan Ma, Senior Researcher at Bloomberg LP and Edo Schets, Head of Climate at Bloomberg will give you an insight into how carefully constructed climate indices can assist with the measurement of transition risk within portfolios.

In this session you will:

  • Learn the science-based climate transition pathways
  • Understand the investment implications of transition pathways in portfolio alignment
  • Grasp the role that transition pathways can play in encouraging real-world actions.


Registration: 12:55 
Event: 13:00 - 13:40


Lingjuan Ma, Senior Researcher at Bloomberg   

Lingjuan Ma is a Senior Researcher at Bloomberg. Her research focuses on climate-related indices. She also plays an important role in guiding the implementation of these indices. Prior to joining Bloomberg in 2020, Lingjuan spent eight years at FTSE Russell, where she designed and implemented various key methodologies that underpinning the flagship smart sustainability indices and global factor indices.

Lingjuan holds a MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics from the London School of Economics.

Edo Schets, Head of Climate at Bloomberg  

Edo Schets is the Head of Climate for Sustainable Finance Solutions at Bloomberg. He previously worked at the Bank of England, where he helped design and run the BoE's climate stress test and led the development of the NGFS climate scenarios. Edo also worked at the Dutch National Bank, where he was part of the first-ever climate stress test conducted by a central bank.

Edo holds a MSc in Economics and Philosophy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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