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IPCC scientists have warned that a 1.5 degrees Celsius rise in temperatures is a crucial threshold for avoiding the most dangerous and irreversible effects of climate change. 

 

To prevent the planet from passing the point of no return, this is the defining decade.

Katy Yung

Managing Partner, Sustainable Finance Initiative

    Katy is Managing Partner at HK-based Sustainable Finance Initiative (SFi) platform, advising and supporting family offices and financial professionals on their sustainable and impact journeys. Katy has served as Director of Investment at RS Group, a HK-based impact investor since 2010. She led the family office’s transition from a traditional investment portfolio to one that is 100% sustainably invested. In this role, she was actively involved in designing impact and climate change strategies and implementation across asset classes (utilizing both investment and philanthropic capital). Katy remains as consultant to RS Group. Katy is formerly an investment banker at J.P. Morgan Securities (Asia Pacific) Limited and a member of the Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum. She graduated from Duke University in North Carolina with a BA in Economics and a minor on Comparative Area Studies.

    All Sessions by Katy Yung

    12:00 pm - 12:35 pm
    Green Building & Energy Saving Technologies

    The Green Smart City: Where Nature Meets Technology

    Number 11 of the UNSDG goals is to “make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable”. One important way is to allow nature to connect back to the city, and integrate nature-based solutions in building and urban designs. Experts in the field will share the latest trends in nature-led designs, technology that facilitates the incorporation, and how we can let the city grow together with nature.

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