Interview with Mr. Stephen Wong – Green Finance through the BRI

Hopaloop attended the Belt and Road Summit 2018 at the HKCEC. Green Finance in BRI is one of the most discussed topics of the summit. An exclusive interview with Mr. Stephen Wong, the deputy Executive Director and Head of Public Policy Institute Our Hong Kong Foundation. Hopaloop: What’s your take on Green Development and Hong Kong’s role in it as part of the Belt and Road Initiative? Mr. Wong: Green development is a revolution which is happening faster than digital revolution. The idea of polluting and fixing later on is clearly not working and aggressive steps needs to be taken to prevent pollution. Green bonds are a major tool to finance the financing gaps and Hong Kong is an emerging market in that front. Hong Kong is also one of the leading financial centres with a unique ...

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