A green China - what you need to know by Ken Hu

Despite only issuing its first green bond in 2015, China has already emerged as the world leader with more than US$60 billion in issuance

Jan 12, 2018 | Ken Hu

Going green has emerged as a key component of China’s current growth plans as the country sets its sights on addressing pollution concerns and ensuring a sustainable future. Ken Hu, Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income, Asia Pacific published a whitepaper in October (China green bonds: A sustainable asset class) that examines the country’s growing appetite for green finance and the emerging investment opportunities.

In this Q&A, Ken revisits the topic, answering common questions about where green finance is heading in 2018, discussions from China’s 19th Party Congress and what role sustainable development will play in the “One Belt, One Road” (OBOR) policy.


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