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On June 17th, the Biodiversity Finance Initiative Project (UNDP BIOFIN), together with expert from international private and academic organizations organised a workshop to discuss pathways to improve the effectiveness of financial resources allocation for biodiversity conservation. Among the speakers were : Dr. Ma Chaode Programme Director of the Sustainable Development…

On 10th June 2021 the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD), the biodiversity equivalent of the climate reporting framework TCFD, was launched. TNFD Background In their report “Into the wild: integrating nature into investment decisions”, WWF France and Axa recommended setting up a “Task force on nature impacts disclosures” to…

On 17 May 2021, a Roundtable on the Green Development Guidance for BRI Projects was held by BRI International Green Development Coalition (BRIGC), World Resources Institute (WRI) and ClientEarth in Beijing. Chinese and international speakers joined the conference both online and on site. International-Roundtable-on-the-Green-Development-Guidance-for-BRI-Projects Background The BRI International Green Development…

Monday 30th of March, the IIGF Green BRI Center in collaboration with Oxford University Silk Road Society Think Tank presented their work on the policy report “ The Central Asian Way : social and environmental sustainability in the BRI”. The policy report, launched on Wednesday 31st of March, aimed to…

We invite you to watch this year’s panel “The Green Development Agenda: A Green New Deal for Southeast Asia in the Post-COVID-19 Era?” of the Youth Economic Forum YEF that happened on March 6th, 2021. The panel featured high-level experts, including Desmond Tan, Minister of Sustainability and the Environment of…

From 7 to 11 December, the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) in partnership with the Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) organized a series of events across multiple countries called the “Building Inclusive and Resilient Economies in the Digital Era”. Dr. Christoph NEDOPIL WANG, Director of the Green Belt and Road Initiative…

On 2 December, the RCEP Civil Society organized a webinar through its secretary, the China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF). Dr. Christoph NEDOPIL WANG, Director of the Green BRI Center at IIGF, was invited as a speaker. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was signed on 15 November…