Are Big Oil Giants BP and Shell Walking the Green Talk or Are They Simply Talking?


The Climate and Green Economy Group of the Harvard Club of UK

would like to invite you to their inaugural event

"Differentiating Green Good Deeds from Ghastly Greenwashing"

with guest speakers Dylan Tanner Executive Director Co-Founder of InfluenceMap
Carole Ferguson Head of Investor Relation at CDP


  • How can investors tell who is being serious about climate?
  • Are big oil giants BP and Shell walking the green talk or are they simply talking for now?
  • How many of the corporates that make highly positive announcements of their 2050 targets actually lack the credentials to support those statements?
  • How can we identify companies that  are jumping on the greenwashing bandwagon while blocking government policies?

When: 19th of November at 17:00 to 18:00 GMT

Where: Zoom

How: Please subscribe on the link below. You will then receive a zoom link prior to the event.

Network with event attendees: We are all missing those networking Harvard events. For now we can get to know each other through this group- feel free to join and reach out to people who joined the event.

For any questions please email the Group's founder Sylvia Klimaki at


InfluenceMap's leading report on the 50 most Influential companies on climate policy, examines how financial institutions perform on climate, assessing their financial portfolios.

CDP's Science-Based Targets initiative (in partnership with the UN and other NGOs)  encourages companies to set greenhouse gas emission reduction targets in line with climate science.

Carole Ferguson

Carole Ferguson heads up the Investor Research Team at CDP a leading climate and environmental NGO which has been driving action on climate through their platform for their global investor audience. Carole has been a leader in sustainability thinking in the context of financial markets with her experience as a fund manager for 10 years at Societe Generale Asset Management on responsible investment mandates since 2000 and with over 25 years of experience in the financial markets working for institutions such as JP Morgan. She holds an MBA from London Business School and MSc in Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment from UCL. 

Dylan Tanner
Dylan Tanner is the founder and Executive Director of InfluenceMap, a think tank providing investors with critical analysis on corporations and climate change.  Dylan leads a team of 30 analysts, data scientists, and engagement professionals based in London, New York, and Tokyo.  Prior to this, Dylan established and grew a market-leading environmental consultancy in Tokyo which is now ERM Japan. Dylan grew up in Japan and is currently living in London. He holds an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College and a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics from Kings College London.