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ChinaTalk brings you the latest knowledge on the economy, social issues, management, and politics of China and East Asia. Our guest interpret the current developments and trends in the Chinese economy, and predict global, regional and bilateral outcomes of political decisions. We will talk with Ms. Peggy Liu, Chair of JUCCCE, about the global impact of Chinese green transformation and the challenges China is facing in its pursuit of a more sustainable economic and industrial model.

The online live meeting will be held in English. Free participation.

May 17
12:00 CEST (UTC+2)
online

ChinaTalk with Peggy Liu

How green will the Chinese transformation be? Last year China announced that it will become carbon neutral in 2060, while its latest 5-year plan (2021-2025) includes numerous ambitious goals related to green technologies and industry. The country is clearly rapidly moving towards green transformation, and it is quickly becoming the global leader in solar and wind-powered technology, energy storage, and in the electric vehicle sector. However, there are many challenges on the way. Huge economic and technological transformations produce both winners and losers. The rising political tensions in the US-China relations pose a new threat to Chinese technological security and progress.

In our conversation with Peggy Liu of JUCCCE, a non-governmental organization working towards a future where both personal and planetary health thrive alike, we will attempt to estimate a global impact of Chinese green transformation, and map out the main hurdles, both domestic and international, that China faces in its quest for a more sustainable economic and industrial model.

The meeting will be hosted by Associate Professor Marcin Jacoby, Head of the Department of Asian Studies at SWPS University, and Zbigniew Niesobędzki, Ph.D., President of the Polish-Chinese Business Council - a partner of the ChinaTalk series.

ChinaTalk is a series of interviews with leading global experts on China and East Asia, produced jointly by the Polish Chinese Business Council (PCBC) and SWPS University.

 

About the ChinaTalk Series

ChinaTalk is a series of interviews with leading global experts on China and East Asia, produced jointly by the Polish Chinese Business Council (PCBC) and SWPS University. Interviews are hosted by PCBC President, Mr. Zbigniew Niesiobędzki, and Professor Marcin Jacoby, Head of the Department of Asian Studies at SWPS University.

ChinaTalk brings you the latest knowledge on the economy, social issues, management, and politics of China and East Asia. Our guest interpret the current developments and trends in the Chinese economy, and predict global, regional and bilateral outcomes of political decisions.

Chinese relations with the European Union, and Poland in particular, constitute an important context of these discussions. The expert insights provide valuable input for business practitioners, analysts, as well as researchers and students interested in macroeconomics and global trade.

Guest:

Peggy Liu

 

 

Peggy Liu – is the Chair of JUCCCE, advisor and expert on the greening of China, and an advocate of personal and planetary health. She is an inspirational speaker, author, coach, World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, and the creator of the China Dream initiative (2010). She was awarded the "Nobel" of climate change and the "Hillary Step", awarded by the Hillary Institute. “The Economist” called her "one of the most innovative thinkers in Asia." Her numerous engagements included: Executive Advisor to Marks & Spencer, Advisor to PWC China, a Sustainability Advisor to HP. She is a former venture capitalist who founded one of the earliest e-commerce companies in Silicon Valley. A “Red Herring” cover story dubbed her an "Internet Pioneer". She is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. She completed programs at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and the Lee Kwan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore.

Hosts:

marcin jacoby

 

 

Associate Professor Marcin Jacoby – sinologist, translator, expert on socio-political processes in East Asia, particularly China and Republic of Korea. He is also Head of the Department of Asian Studies at SWPS University, where he teaches literature, art, and cultural diplomacy in China and East Asian.

zbigniew niesiobedzki

 

 

Zbigniew Niesiobędzki, Ph.D. – economist, who has had a successful career in the investment funds sector. Over the years, he worked for Deloitte, and served as board member and member of supervisory boards of many companies in the telecommunications, construction, and furniture sectors. Currently, he is President of the Polish Chinese Business Council.

Study Management and English with Chinese at SWPS Uniwersity in Warsaw

 

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