Webinar: ESG Investment and Green Finance (Putonghua)
2021 is the first year of China’s “14th Five-Year Plan”, and China’s economic development has entered a more challenging “new waters”. At the same time, global “black swan” incidents are happening from time to time, and the external environment has become increasingly complex. The world is full of uncertainty, how should companies and investors ensure the sustainable development of their businesses? As the China government promotes “carbon neutrality” and “green finance”, with the goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2060, what innovative investment opportunities are worth considering now?
From a global perspective, the market size of green bonds has a compound annual growth rate of 75% from 2012 to 2019, which has risen from US$5 billion to US$257.7 billion. What kind of bonds can be called green bonds and what specific categories shall we look into? For enterprises and investors, what are the opportunities and challenges for the development of green finance in the Greater Bay Area?
HKU Business School Professor Dragon Yongjun Tang will answer any questions you might have about ESG investment and green finance at this webinar.
The webinar will be conducted in Putonghua.