29 March, 2016 | Shanghai, China
CCICED organized a roundtable on Green Finance and Local Government Development at the China Executive Leadership Academy Pudong (CELAP) in Shanghai, China on 29 March 2016. The event brought together over 100 participants from China’s central and local governments, financial institutions, academia, and international organizations. Among the prominent speakers, the Vice-Minister of China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection and CCICED Secretary General, Mr. Li Ganjie, spoke about China’s 13th Five-Year-Plan and its implications for China’s sustainability agenda. Dr. Jun Ma, the Chief Economist of the Research Bureau of the People’s Bank of China, recommended policies to advance green finance in China, based off CELAP’s green finance research. UNEP FI was represented by its country coordinator for South Korea, Mr. Dae-Woong Lim. He presented on trends in the green finance sector globally and shared UNEP FI’s work towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. For more info on the event, please visit its website.