Xu Nan

Xu Nan is a zero-carbon and green finance consultant, working with the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation, the United Nations Development Programme, the WWF and the Energy Foundation. He is also a member of the All-China Environmental Federation’s Green Inclusivity Committee, and was formerly a senior policy analyst with the Climate and Energy Finance Research Centre at the Central University of Finance and Economics.

shellfish farms in Xiapu, China

Blue bonds need new standards

Chinese financial institutions are increasingly keen to issue blue bonds in support of the sustainable ocean economy but a system of standards needs to be drawn up first.