Imperial has joined forces with Singapore Management University to open a new research centre dedicated to green finance and talent development.
The Singapore Green Finance Centre is backed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore and several leading global financial institutions.
It will draw on the respective strengths of Imperial College Business School and Singapore’s Lee Kong Chian School of Business (LKCSB) in climate finance and risk, market economics and sustainable investing. The centre aims to equip institutions and professionals with the information and skills needed to develop the scope of activities and priorities of green finance in Asia.
The centre also aims to develop a strong pipeline of green finance talent, and its multi-disciplinary research and training will help enable the transition of capital markets in Asia towards a low carbon future.
The new research centre will be jointly led by Professor David Fernandez, Director of the Sim Kee Boon