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Yingzhi Tang

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Yingzhi TANG is a researcher at the Green BRI Center at IIGF. Her research interests include climate- and nature-related financial risks. Before joining IIGF, she has worked on insurance and banking sectors’ climate risk assessment projects at UNEP Finance Initiative (Switzerland) and the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (Canada). She holds a master’s degree in Environmental Studies (Sustainability Management), double bachelor’s degrees in both Business Administration and Environmental Studies from University of Waterloo. Outside of work, she volunteers for environmental and social causes.

Download pdf In September 2021, a new project finance handbook was launched with funding by the British Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). The handbook was developed over several months with the goal to understand the gap and bridge the gap between Chinese style and international project financing approaches. The…

On July 16, 2021, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) of China issued the “Green Development Guidelines for Foreign Investment and Cooperation” (hereinafter referred to as the 2021 Green Guidelines). The Guidelines focus on both investment and trade. With MOFCOM being responsible for regulating Chinese…

On June 23, 2021, during a virtual conference, political leaders of 29 partner countries of the Belt and Road initiative (BRI) launched the Initiative for Belt and Road Partnership on Green Development (“BRI Green Partnership”). Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister WANG Yi presided over the conference during the Asia and…

1. Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has brought extreme stress to the global economy. Governments around the world are trying solutions to tackle the economic crisis through various fiscal, monetary, and related stimulus packages. Policymakers are struggling to balance their stimulus between the immediate “rescue” phase and the longer-term “recovery” phase:…