Speaker Bio & Abstract

Christian Lelong Director for Natural Resources
United Kingdom

BiographyChristian Lelong, current Director for Natural Resources at Kayrros, former lead dry bulk analyst at Goldman Sachs and Head of Strategy for Coal at BHP BillitonAbstractEnvironmental Impact Monitoring from SpaceThe Kayrros EIM combines a wide range of remote sensing technologies including atmospheric measurements from hyperspectral satellites for methane and air pollutants; thermal imagery and geolocation data for carbon emissions and flaring; optical and multispectral imagery for land use and physical risks; and radar imagery for biomass. This rich data set is combined with advanced algorithms and complemented where necessary with public data sources. These environmental impacts are then matched with a database of assets and attributed to individual companies according to sector-specific guidelines.