The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

Huatai International Green Finance Forum Christine Lu said that it can cooperate with the development of zero-carbon clothing in the Greater Bay Area

2021-07-24T12:31:49.243Z

Huatai International Financial Holdings held a forum with the theme of green finance development today (24th). In his speech, Deputy Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Chen Hao Lian pointed out that the market has responded enthusiastically to green bonds and plans to launch green bonds.



Huatai International Financial Holdings held a forum with the theme of green finance development today (24th).

In his speech, the Deputy Director of the Bureau of Financial Services and the Treasury, Chen Haolian, pointed out that the market has responded enthusiastically to green bonds and plans to launch green retail bonds; and also plans to issue green bonds on a regular basis.

Christine Lu, the chief development consultant of the HKUST Environmental Research Institute and former deputy director of the Environmental Bureau, suggested that Hong Kong can grow low-carbon foods and even develop zero-carbon clothing in conjunction with the development of the Greater Bay Area.


Christine Lu participated in the Green Finance Forum.

(Photo by Zhang Jiamin)

In his speech, Deputy Director of the Bureau of Financial Services and the Treasury, Chen Hao Lian, pointed out that the market has responded enthusiastically to green bonds and plans to launch green retail bonds for public participation.

The government also plans to issue green bonds on a regular basis to expand the scale of the "Government Green Bond Program".

Waste management will be implemented

Christine Lu, the chief development consultant of the Environmental Research Institute of HKUST and former deputy director of the Environmental Bureau, said that in the process of reducing carbon and waste, there are many parts that need to be invested, including the upcoming garbage levy in Hong Kong. Certain needs.

In addition, she also mentioned that funds are required for construction, construction of sponge cities, and ecological restoration.

She also proposed two projects for the development of green finance, namely the cultivation of low-carbon food and the development of zero-carbon clothing.

Among them, she suggested that it could cooperate with the development of the Greater Bay Area, use a larger area of ​​land to grow cotton, and cooperate with local design talents to develop zero-carbon clothing.

Huatai International Financial Holdings held a forum with the theme of green finance development today (24th).

(Photo by Zhang Jiamin)

Dong Yiyue, policy research director and supervisor of the Hong Kong Financial Development Council, said that although the development of green bonds in Asia is slower than that in Europe and the United States, it represents a certain potential for development.

Hong Kong has a well-established stakeholder network and international investors can develop into a green financial center.

He also said that he believes that China's green bond issuance will continue to increase after customs clearance.

[Green Finance] The Ocean Park Hotel's 3.6 billion "green" syndicated loan was overbuyed. Chen Maobo: Last year, green bonds were issued in Hong Kong more than twice the year before, totaling US$11 billion.

Source: hk1

All news articles on 2021-07-24

You may like

Trends 24h

News/Politics 2021-09-26T07:01:36.008Z
News/Politics 2021-09-26T00:18:01.807Z

Latest

© Communities 2019 - Privacy