On 29-30 October 2019, the first China Climate Investment and Finance International Workshop was held in the Media Center, Beijing, the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The workshop was organized by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE), China Society for Environmental Sciences, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank (WB). Around 250 participants from different countries attended the workshop comprising M. Teresa Kho, Deputy Director General, East Asia Department, ADB; Xie Zhenhua, Special Envoy of the PRC on Climate Change, PRC; government officials, staff from international organizations, members of the academe from the PRC, and other regional experts. This was the first workshop on climate investment and finance in the PRC which discussed the opportunities and challenges confronting climate investment in the PRC and the world.
The workshop was partly funded by the ADB-PRC Regional Knowledge Sharing Initiative (RKSI) and ADB Climate Change Fund.
Chair: Li Gao, Director General of Department of Climate Change, Ministry of Ecology and Environment; Director of the Climate Investment and Finance Association (CIFA), Chinese Society of Environmental Sciences (CSES)
|09:30-09:45||Launch of “Climate Investment and Finance Association (CIFA), CESE,” Group Photo of representatives from CIFA and supporting agencies
Moderator: Xie Guoguang, Chief Accountant of China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Group (CECEP), Secretary-General of CIFA
|09:45-10:45||Keynote Session 1: Climate Investment and Finance Boosting the High-Quality Development
Moderator: Xie Guoguang, Chief Accountant of China Energy Conservation and Environmental ProtectionGroup (CECEP), Secretary-General of CIFA
|11:00-12:00||Round Table Discussion 1: Climate Investment and Finance Leading Sustainable Economic Development
Moderator: Wang Yi, Vice President, Institutes of Science and Development, Chinese Academy of Science; Standing Committee Member of the National People’s Congress
|14:00-14:40||Keynote Session 2: Climate Investment and Finance Development Pathways and Innovation Opportunity
Moderator: Ding Hui, Division Director, Department of Climate Change, MEE
|14:40-15:30||Exchanges on Climate Investment and Finance Case Studies
Moderator: Jia Feng, Director of Center for Environmental Education and Communications, MEE
Representatives from the developer or financial institute present their case studies on climate investment and finance
|15:40-16:35||Roundtable Discussion 2: Climate Investment and Finance Pathways and Practices at Local Levels
Moderator: Peng Bin, Deputy Secretary-General of CSES
|16:35-17:30||Roundtable Discussion 3: Financial Institute Advancing Climate Investment and Finance
Moderator: Liao Yuan, General Manager of CECEP Consulting Co., Ltd.
Technical Events (by Invitation Only)