The seminar was co-organized by G:HUB, Green Finance Committee, China Society for Finance and Banking and Heinrich Böll Stiftung Beijing Representative Office. Participants from financial institutions, universities, think tanks and NGOs attended the workshop and shared their knowledge and experiences in aligning sustainable banking practices with the Paris Agreement.
The forum invited experts from the BRI countries, domestic renewable energy investment experts and financial institutions to have in-depth exchanges and discussions regarding topics of how green finance can promote “Belt and Road” renewable energy investment, experience sharing on renewable energy fields between BRI countries and China, etc.
Starting from 2019, on the basis of focusing on the domestic green policy update under the background of BRI, we will extend the content to the discussion and analysis of China’s participation in global governance by the international community, the media, and think tanks. We will also provide readers with more cutting-edge, time-sensitive information in a timely manner, in order to promote the policy communication and public discussion regarding the BRI.
The seminar invited more than 30 experts from relevant research institutions, universities and related departments in China, the United States, New Zealand and Argentina. Based on the case of China & East Asia and the case of the MPAs in Antarctic, the experts discussed the global background of large MPAs and their special roles in global marine protection, especially put focus on the issues regarding methods and management of large MPAs.
We co-organized a seminar on “Biodiversity Conservation in the High Seas from the Perspective of CBD and UNCLOS”. with Centre for Polar and Deep Ocean Development Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The seminar focused on marine conservation issues including the international negotiations of BBNJ and the upcoming CBD-COP15 held in China . The discussion focused on four perspectives including: the international key marine biodiversity conservation process, area-based management tools, marine genetic resources, and China’s role in the protection of the high seas.
The study explores ways to align the AIIB’s policies and investments with the Paris Agreement and SDGs. Greenovation Hub contributed to the third chapter on AIIB projects in China and domestic discussions on AIIB in the context of the BRI and the Paris Agreement.