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Shravan Bhat

Program Marketing Lead
  • Climate Aligned Industries
  • Climate-Aligned Finance

Shravan is Program Marketing Lead at the Center for Climate-Aligned Finance, working within the Climate-Aligned Industries team. He joined RMI in September 2020.

Background

Prior to joining RMI, Shravan was a reporter with Power Finance and Risk in New York, covering renewable energy project finance across the Americas. Before that, he completed his Master’s degree at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, where he focused on financing renewable energy projects in developing countries. Shravan began his career as a journalist with Forbes magazine in Mumbai.

Education

M.A., Global Affairs, Yale University
B.Sc. Business and International Relations, Aston University

Location

New York, NY

Authored Works
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Sustainable Ship Loans Set Sail

We cannot overstate how crucial oceans are to sustaining human life. They produce over half of the world's oxygen and absorb 50 times more carbon dioxide than our atmosphere. The maritime shipping sector, however, generates around 2.5 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, and climate change is causing ocean acidification, killing coral reefs, and lowering ocean oxygen levels. Decarbonizing shipping is deeply linked to preserving our oceans.

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Financing 1.5°C: Climate Resolutions Gather Momentum

’Tis the season once again for annual general meetings, where shareholders have the opportunity to raise and vote on shareholder resolutions. Unsurprisingly, climate-related shareholder resolutions feature prominently for the second year in a row. This follows from last year’s annual general meetings (AGMs), where shareholders raised climate resolutions ranging…

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A Year at Sea: The Poseidon Principles and the Possibilities of Sectoral Decarbonization

It’s the moment climate finance professionals live for: when an idea—an initiative—is turned into real world action by real world actors. A year after the Poseidon Principles were signed, 15 banking signatories have today disclosed their ship loan portfolios’ climate alignment scores for 2019. The release of the inaugural Poseidon Principles Climate Alignment Report allows us to reflect on the progress the…