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Research topic
  • Sustainable Finance

  • Valentin Julius Jahn

    Research Assistant - Transition Pathway Initiative

    Valentin currently works on the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) as a Research Assistant. TPI is an investor-backed initiative at the Grantham Research Institute that provides investors with data on the carbon performance and climate governance of the world’s largest listed companies. Valentin carries out research and analysis on carbon intensive industry sectors and works on industry carbon assessment methodologies.


    Valentin holds a BA in Philosophy and Economics from Bayreuth University and an MSc in Climate Change, Management and Finance from Imperial College. Previously he interned at an Investment Boutique in Lima, Peru as an M&A analyst and as a research assistant at health consultancy “evaplan am Universitaetsklinikum Heidelberg” where he worked on development projects in the public health sector. Valentin was also able to gain business experience from being a co-founder of a sustainable fashion start-up.

    Research interests

    • Climate Finance
    • Climate Related Risk Management
    • Private Capital Mobilisation for Climate Mitigation and Adaptation
    Commentary  2 June, 2020

    Emissions targets in the oil and gas sector: How do they stack up?

    Recent analysis by the Grantham Research Institute for the Transition Pathway Initiative shed light on how ambitious the recent emissions targets set by the six largest European oil and gas majors really are. Here, the authors summarise the findings. read more »

    Commentary  24 March, 2020

    What should investors know about the current state of corporate climate action?

    How much progress are companies really making on climate change and to what extent are they on course to deliver the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change? This commentary highlights the main findings from the new report from the investor-backed Transition Pathway Initiative. read more »

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