【2021-7-31】Tuyere, Exploration and Cohesion – Green Finance Under “Carbon Neutral” Strategy

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【2021-7-31】Tuyere, Exploration and Cohesion – Green Finance Under “Carbon Neutral” Strategy

2021-07-20

The 4th Business School of Renmin University of China Annual Finance Forum and Business School Executive Education (EE) Finance Association Annual Forum

Tuyere, Exploration and Cohesion – Green Finance Under  “Carbon Neutral” Strategy


Time: July 31st, 2021, afternoon, Beijing time

Location: Multifunctional hall, Four Points by Sheraton Beijing, Haidian Hotel

Host: Business School, Renmin University of China (RMBS)

Organizers: EE Center, Business School of RUC; EE Financial Society, Business School of RUC

Supports: Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China (RDCY); National Internet Finance Association of China (NIFA); China Photovoltaic Industry Association (CPIA); China Energy Storage Alliance (CNES); China International Capital Corporation Limited (CICC); China Academy of New Supply-side Economics; Hillhouse Academy, Renmin University of China; EMBA Center, Business School of RUC; Alumni Financial Real Estate Club, Business School of RUC.

Audience: Chairman, President, CFO, Secretary and other investment and financial directors of energy industry and well-known financial investment institutions, around 300 people



At the UN Climate Ambition Summit in December 2020, on behalf of China, General Secretary Xi promised the world to reach the carbon peak by 2030 and carbon neutral by 2060. On March 15th, 2021, at the ninth meeting of the Central Finance and Economics Committee, it was clear that achieving carbon peak and carbon neutral is a broad and profound economic and social system change, and it is necessary to integrate carbon peak and carbon neutral into the overall layout of ecological civilization construction, we will have to work hard to achieve the goal of carbon peak by 2030 and carbon neutral by 2060 as scheduled.


To achieve the goal of carbon peaking and carbon neutrality, it is urgent to invest a lot of funds in green and low-carbon fields such as emission reduction and clean energy. Finance can make up the gap between supply and demand of investment, encourage the development of green and low-carbon projects, attract more social capital into related industries, and achieve the policy goal of relying on market-oriented means to complete the development of low-carbon and green economic transformation. How can finance help and guide the development of carbon neutral related technologies and industries? How to lay out and seize the opportunity of the times? How to introduce ESG (environmental, social and governance) into investment? How to promote environmental information disclosure and green standards convergence?


The 2021 (4th) annual finance forum of Business School of Renmin University of China and EE Finance Association will invite authoritative experts and industry leaders to come together to discuss the present and future of China’s green finance, so as to enable Chinese enterprises to grasp a new round of market development opportunities, and promote industrial upgrading and sustainable development of green economy.



Agenda

(Some of the agenda and guests may be adjusted. The actual situation is subject to the scene)


13:00 – 13:30      Registration and check-in

13:30 – 13:40      Introduction/warm-up video

13:40 – 14:00      Red carpet ceremony for honorable guests

Moderator: Wei He, former Asia Television Limited (aTV) bilingual host, champion of the 2015 Miss Asia International

14:00 – 14:10      Opening remark

Mao Jiye, Dean of Business School, Renmin University of China (RMBS)

14:10 – 14:40      Keynote speech: Green Finance and Financial System Reform and Innovation

Wu Xiaoqiu, Former Vice President of Renmin University of China, Director of Finance and Security Institute

14:40 – 15:10      Keynote speech: Different frameworks in the international discussion on a low carbon economy

John Ross, Former Director of Economic and Business Policy for the Mayor of London

15:10 – 15:40      Keynote speech: Fintech innovation to help achieve the "two-carbon goal"

Li Dongrong, President of National Internet Finance Association of China (NIFA), Former Vice President of the People’s Bank of China

15:40 – 16:10      Keynote speech: Carbon Neutral Industrial Technology and Business Transformation

Li Junfeng, Director of the Academic Committee of the National Climate Change Strategy Research and International Cooperation Center, Deputy Director of Energy Research Institute of National Development and Reform Commission


16:10 – 17:10      Panel discussion: Carbon Neutral * Capital: Reconstructing China’s Competitiveness in the Future

Moderator: Wang Wen, Executive Dean of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China (RDCY),  Secretary-General of the Green Finance Committee of China Society for Finance and Banking

Panelists: (In no particular order of ranking)

Wang Bohua, Honorary Chairman of China Photovoltaic Industry Association (CPIA)

Yu Zhenhua, Executive Vice President of China Energy Storage Alliance (CNES), President of Ray Power

Wen Fei, CEO of Great Wall Motor Salon Smart, former General Manager of Great Wall Motor Haval brand

Ben Shenglin, Co-director of International Monetary Institute, Renmin University of China, former CEO of JP Morgan Chase Bank (China)

Wang Guangyu, Founder and Chairman of China Soft Capital

Wang Yue, Chairman of Linkage (Beijing) Investment Co., Ltd.


17:10 – 17:40      Keynote speech: Future Development and Investment Strategy of Green Finance in China

Peng Wensheng, Chief Economist of CICC, Executive Dean of the CICC Global Institute


17:40 – 17:50      Appointment ceremony of the Second Council Service Team of EE Finance Association of Business School of RUC

17:50 – 18:00      Closing remark

Liu Ziliang, Executive Chairman of EE Finance Association, Business School, Renmin University of China (RMBS)