SKK GSB Forum: 'Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth' Second Quarter Special Lecture
Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth
The Second Quarter Special Lecture
"Batteries: A key enabler of a low-carbon economy"
(SKK GSB "Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth", Mujeeb Ijaz CEO, Our Next Energy)
The second quarter of the "Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth" organized by SKK GSB at Sungkyunkwan University, took place at the university’s International Hall on April 25th.
Mujeeb Ijaz, CEO of Our Next Energy (ONE), a U.S. LFP battery company known for its outstanding performance, announced the theme of the forum as "Batteries: A key enabler of a low-carbon economy."
Mujeeb Ijaz, who led Apple’s EV project, founded ONE in 2020. ONE's electric vehicle batteries gained worldwide attention in 2022 after the company succeeded in driving 1,210 km on a single charge. ONE is currently building a battery production plant worth 2 trillion won in Michigan with the support of the U.S. government. The company has invested in BMW and Bill Gates' innovation funds and has expressed a great deal of interest in Korea, where it established a branch at the Hwaseong Knowledge Industry Center this year.
The “Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth” forum, organized by Prof. Youngju Nielsen of SKK GSB and Dr. Ben Meng, Sustainability Executive Director and CEO of Asia Pacific at Franklin Templeton, will take place throughout the year. The forum will feature global experts from various fields and will address a range of business topics related to climate change and growth opportunities. It will focus on exploring how the climate change crisis can be turned into growth opportunities.
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