On 12 January 2020, Guangdong, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, and Macau government officials, green finance committees, project owners and industry professionals from the Great Bay Area gathered together at the China Emission Exchange Shenzhen Office for in the preparation of the “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area Green Finance Alliance” (GBA-GFA).
The prelaunch meeting was a success where 60 leaders and subject matter experts from 4 respective cities agreed on key operational arrangement of the Alliance, 5 key projects were discussed and the official GBA-GFA launch date is targeting to be in May this year. Of the 5 key projects under the new Alliance, three projects will be led by Hong Kong including the Green Buildings Project, Blockchain Solar Project and Carbon Trading, while waste management project will be lead by Shengzhen and green supply gain will be led by Guangdong.
Greening the GBA is one of the key focuses of HKGFA this year. We are excited about the launch of the new GBA-GFA platform and we look forward to our HKGFA members’ active involvement in these projects.
Tracy Wong Harris, Deputy Secretary General, Hong Kong Green Finance Association, introducing the Green Buildings Project
Ben McQuhae, Vice President, Hong Kong Green Finance Association, presenting the Blockchain Solar Project