Wai-Shin Chan

Wai-Shin Chan is head of the HSBC Climate Change Centre of Excellence

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How the ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ can be China’s path to green leadership

China can use its global influence to extend its domestic environmentally friendly agenda to its projects abroad. Adopting green financing can have a huge impact on encouraging the construction of sustainable infrastructure.

China can use its global influence to extend its domestic environmentally friendly agenda to its projects abroad. Adopting green financing can have a huge impact on encouraging the construction of sustainable infrastructure.

21 Jan 2018 - 7:12PM
Asia can't shy away from hard choices on energy use

Energy is the lifeblood of economic growth. It keeps factories and offices running, ports and airports humming and shopping malls in business.

Energy is the lifeblood of economic growth. It keeps factories and offices running, ports and airports humming and shopping malls in business.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
For China, benefits of carbon tax far outweigh the costs

That China needs to give its growth engine a tune-up is hardly in doubt. With the economy slowing for the past several years, all eyes are on the third plenum of the Communist Party. Hopes are that the leadership will unveil structural reforms aimed at putting the economy on a sustainable trajectory.

That China needs to give its growth engine a tune-up is hardly in doubt. With the economy slowing for the past several years, all eyes are on the third plenum of the Communist Party. Hopes are that the leadership will unveil structural reforms aimed at putting the economy on a sustainable trajectory.

15 Jun 2020 - 8:55AM