Sino-German Cooperation
on Biodiversity, Climate and Environment
On behalf of International Climate Initiative (IKI)

GIZ workshop on financing climate actions in China

June 05, 2019 – Singapore – As part of the Innovate4Climate conference in Singapore, the GIZ China organized a workshop on “Triggering transformative change through financing climate action in China” to promote knowledge exchange which was well attended by many international experts at the conference. Workshop participants discussed topics on climate finance from opportunities and challenges to govern the process of aligning China’s economic system with Article 2.1c of the Paris Agreement.

Ms. Bai Yunwen at the workshop ©GIZ

The workshop reflected on the importance of climate finance, a relatively new action field in China, bearing a lot of potentials to address a variety of climate, environmental and societal issues. The expert discussions contributed to discussions on finding innovative approaches for transforming the financial system in China and shifting investment patterns towards climate-friendly options.

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Sino-German Cooperation on Climate Change (SGCCC)
Ms. Cao facilitates policy exchange between German and Chinese governments and coordinates work streams on south-south-north cooperation, climate legislation and finance to support China in strengthening its climate governance system. Besides, she supports the development of new projects. She studied at Humboldt University of Berlin, Free University of Berlin and Technical University of Munich, having extensive research experiences on climate and energy policies in China and Germany. Before joining GIZ, she worked at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) for many years.