ESG and green finance in China and Europe

In a session moderated by Professor of Finance and Accounting Oliver Rui and featuring CEIBS President (European) Dipak Jain, distinguished speakers shed light on recent ESG and green finance developments in China and Europe.

Ms. Crystal Geng, Head of China ESG Solutions at S&P Global Ratings, stresses the urgency of addressing climate risk management; Ms. Grace Guan, Deputy General Manager of Syntao Green Finance and Secretary-General of the China Social Investment Forum, discusses the three phases of China’s development toward sustainability; Mr. Adonai Herrera-Martinez, Director of Environment and Sustainability at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), outlines the role of multilateral development banks in the context of sustainability; and Professor Michael Sung, Chairman of CarbonBlue Innovations and a technical venture builder and investor, stresses the significance of digital finance to ESG adoption.