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The Paulson Institute Explores Possible Applications of Fintech at the IFF 2019 Annual Conference’s Global Fintech Summit

The Paulson Institute Explores Possible Applications of Fintech at the IFF 2019 Annual Conference’s Global Fintech Summit

The Paulson Institute Explores Possible Applications of Fintech at the IFF 2019 Annual Conference’s Global Fintech Summit

The Paulson Institute Explores Possible Applications of Fintech at the IFF 2019 Annual Conference’s Global Fintech Summit

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Gracie Sun

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January 8, 2020

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The Global Fintech Summit was launched at the International Finance Forum (IFF) 2019 Annual Conference by the Paulson Institute and the IFF. Policy makers, business leaders and senior scholars from the United Nations, China, Europe and the Middle East engaged with delegates of the annual conference on the development and application of fintech globally. The summit was moderated by Ms. Deborah Lehr, Vice Chairman and Executive Director of the Paulson Institute, and a current IFF Board member.

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China as a Climate Leader

China as a Climate Leader

China as a Climate Leader

China as a Climate Leader

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CSIS

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December 16, 2019

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This week, Energy 360 looks at the role of China on the global climate stage. Deborah Lehr (Vice Chairman and Executive Director, Paulson Institute) and Han Chen (Manager for Energy Policy, International Program, NRDC), with Lachlan Carey (Associate Fellow, CSIS Energy & National Security Program), explain the actions China must take to meet its climate targets and be seen as a global leader on climate action.

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“中国的金融科技和绿色金融都极具潜力” ——专访保尔森基金会副主席兼总裁戴青丽女士

“中国的金融科技和绿色金融都极具潜力” ——专访保尔森基金会副主席兼总裁戴青丽女士

“中国的金融科技和绿色金融都极具潜力” ——专访保尔森基金会副主席兼总裁戴青丽女士

“中国的金融科技和绿色金融都极具潜力” ——专访保尔森基金会副主席兼总裁戴青丽女士

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Huanqiu.com

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November 24, 2019

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国际金融论坛(IFF)第16届全球年会(F20峰会)于11月22日到24日在广州召开。IFF理事、保尔森基金会副主席兼总裁戴青丽女士也出席了本此大会,并主持了由保尔森基金会与国际金融论坛联合主办的“国际金融峰会:金融科技的应用”论坛,会同中国互联网协会会长李东荣先生、维也纳经济大学加密经济学研究所所长舍尔明·沃斯米吉尔先生等多位嘉宾,就金融科技的创新与监管、金融科技与可持续发展、区块链的应用、金融科技的全球化等课题进行了对话和分享。

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Deborah Lehr on the Importance of Green Finance

Deborah Lehr on the Importance of Green Finance

Deborah Lehr on the Importance of Green Finance

Deborah Lehr on the Importance of Green Finance

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Deborah Lehr

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October 4, 2019

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The Paulson Institute’s Deborah Lehr joins the latest episode of our “All About the Green” podcast. Speaking with the IIF’s Managing Director and Head of Sustainable Finance, Sonja Gibbs, the conversation focuses on China and Deborah’s work at the Paulson Institute. Sonja and Deborah also focus on China – specifically the efforts to green the Belt and Road Initiative, but also what China is doing beyond the BRI.

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Al Ahram Weekly: Green investing -- Good deal and good deed

Al Ahram Weekly: Green investing -- Good deal and good deed

Al Ahram Weekly: Green investing -- Good deal and good deed

Al Ahram Weekly: Green investing -- Good deal and good deed

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Deborah Lehr

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April 11, 2019

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Investing in green turns out to be a good deal as well as a good deed. China, which has now become one of the world’s largest markets for green finance, is showing how investing in sustainability is not only important for saving the earth but can bring about excellent returns for the investor. As Egypt seeks to “clean and green” the country while promoting economic growth, China’s example offers some insight into a path forward for Egypt.

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Caixin Opinion: 促进绿色投资 中国需要什么

Caixin Opinion: 促进绿色投资 中国需要什么

Caixin Opinion: 促进绿色投资 中国需要什么

Caixin Opinion: 促进绿色投资 中国需要什么

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Deborah Lehr

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February 21, 2019

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政府有必要打好“组合拳”,包括制定实施有效的政策、采取奖惩结合的措施以及建立有利于拉动投资和绿色发展的监管架构,从而吸引和撬动更多的社会资本。

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SCMP Opinion: China’s green finance model shows how saving the planet can also be a savvy investment

SCMP Opinion: China’s green finance model shows how saving the planet can also be a savvy investment

SCMP Opinion: China’s green finance model shows how saving the planet can also be a savvy investment

SCMP Opinion: China’s green finance model shows how saving the planet can also be a savvy investment

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Deborah Lehr

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February 20, 2019

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With the world’s largest carbon trading exchange, huge green bond market and plethora of green private equity funds, China has shown that well-crafted regulatory, policy and financial frameworks can spur private interest in green finance.

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Financing sustainable development: Is fintech the solution, problem, or irrelevant?

Financing sustainable development: Is fintech the solution, problem, or irrelevant?

Financing sustainable development: Is fintech the solution, problem, or irrelevant?

Financing sustainable development: Is fintech the solution, problem, or irrelevant?

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Simon Zadek

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February 11, 2019

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Digitalization is far more than turning everything we know into ones and zeros. Gathering, moving, and using more data will make it faster and cheaper. This increased digitalization drives fundamental changes in business models, markets, and the design of physical infrastructure, and enables new policy and regulatory options. It covers a growing technological ecosystem, including artificial intelligence, the “internet of things,” blockchain, and cryptocurrencies, as well as the more basic but all important mobile payment platforms.

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The Plan for Markets to Finance Chinese Sustainability

The Plan for Markets to Finance Chinese Sustainability

The Plan for Markets to Finance Chinese Sustainability

The Plan for Markets to Finance Chinese Sustainability

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Deborah Lehr

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February 5, 2019

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At China’s annual economic work conference last month, President Xi reiterated China’s commitment to being a world leader in green finance. Finding ways to use market mechanisms to help pay for the country’s ambitious program on environmental protection is essential to its success. To this end, nine Chinese ministries issued The Action Plan on Building A Market-oriented and Diversified Ecological Protection Compensation Mechanism (the Plan), as a road map for its intentions at the end of December.

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The Paper: Exclusive | Vice President of the Paulson Institute: "Green Finance" Needs a Pervasive Definition

The Paper: Exclusive | Vice President of the Paulson Institute: "Green Finance" Needs a Pervasive Definition

The Paper: Exclusive | Vice President of the Paulson Institute: "Green Finance" Needs a Pervasive Definition

The Paper: Exclusive | Vice President of the Paulson Institute: "Green Finance" Needs a Pervasive Definition

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The Paper

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November 8, 2018

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After Bloomberg's New Economy Forum in Singapore on November 7, The Paper did an exclusive interview with Deborah Lehr, the Vice President of the Paulson Institute, talking about the challenges in green finance development. The article is in Mandarin.

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Can China export fintech?

Can China export fintech?

Can China export fintech?

Can China export fintech?

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Deborah Lehr

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May 28, 2018

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In China, a person can go a whole day without touching cash. One can grab breakfast from a food cart, jump on the subway, buy lunch at a restaurant and a drink from a vending machine, head back home again, stopping off at the grocery store to pick up food for dinner – just using one’s phone. More than 527 million Chinese citizens are doing this every day.

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