Environmental science is the most sought after academic background for sustainable finance professionals in Hong Kong, according tothe survey. Photo: Dickson Lee
Environmental science is the most sought after academic background for sustainable finance professionals in Hong Kong, according tothe survey. Photo: Dickson Lee

Environmental science is most sought after academic background for sustainable finance professionals in Hong Kong, says HKUST survey

  • Such a qualification is particularly important as allegations of ‘greenwashing’ – making false sustainability claims – often arise
  • ‘Without the scientific knowledge, it is hard to question, challenge and assess these claims,” says dean of HKUST’s school of business and management

Environmental science is the most sought after academic background for sustainable finance professionals in Hong Kong, according tothe survey. Photo: Dickson Lee
Environmental science is the most sought after academic background for sustainable finance professionals in Hong Kong, according tothe survey. Photo: Dickson Lee
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