Dr Yang has a PhD in Economics (on climate policy) from the Australian National University and has an extensive consulting experience in both financial and non-financial sectors.
She has over twenty years of academic and industrial experience in climate policy and sustainability consulting in Australia and China, and has led global teams across multi-cultural geographical locations to deliver a range of projects involving climate change policy, business strategy, ESG advisory, environmental evaluation, GHG emissions inventory, climate risk assessment, financial and economic modelling, Mergers & Acquisitions, due diligence, and technical advisory services across China, Australia, US, Canada, UK, Spain, Greece, Indonesia, UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the Maldives.
ERM and PRI will be hosting a webinar on PE’s approach to climate change, GHG emissions accounting and reporting, on 22 September in Beijing China.
Climate change is an issue of increasing concern for governments, corporate and financial institutions, and for the entire global population. Private equity (PE) funds can play a key role in tackling climate change by engaging and influencing portfolio companies to accurately account for and manage their emissions at key stages of their life cycle.