Darren Kelland Bloomberg article can you own a private jet is you care about climate change?

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Can You Own A Private Jet & Care About Climate Change

Hawksford's Global Head of Private Client Services, Darren Kelland, features in a Bloomberg Family Office special report discussing 'Eco-guilt' and how younger generations of UHNW are focused on their family's contribution to climate change.

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Darren Kelland

Global Head of Private Client Services

From offsets to solar-powered planes, the options to lower the carbon footprint of personal air travel today range from easy to almost impossible. 

Darren Kelland has been featured in a recent Bloomberg special report which discusses the impact of private jet ownership on climate change. 

In this extract from the report, Darren discusses 'Eco-guilt' and how younger generations of UHNW are focused on their family's contribution to climate change: 

Lately, however, they’ve come with an added cost: eco-guilt. Younger generations are putting pressure on their wealthy parents and grandparents to consider their family’s contribution to global warming, says Darren Kelland, who handles the affairs of ultrahigh-net-worth clients at Hawksford, a financial-services company based on Jersey, one of the U.K.’s Channel Islands. He recalls that one client’s daughter wouldn’t let her father purchase a private jet without a plan to offset its emissions.

 You can read the full Bloomberg article here: Can you own a jet if you care about climate change?

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Darren Kelland
Darren Kelland

Global Head of Private Client Services

Darren is an experienced guardian when it comes to the assets and financial affairs for ultra HNW individuals and families. He has substantial experience as both a trustee and a director on complex trust structures, family offices and multinational companies, and has provided administration services for high profile and influential individuals, entrepreneurs and long established families with considerable private capital and varied business interests.

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