Manufacturing climate resilience and development

The solution for combating climate change lies in policies that promote patterns of inclusive and sustainable industrialization, writes Li Yong, director general of UNIDO, in this #PlanetWorth commentary.

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  • Li Yong

    Li Yong, director general of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, has had an extensive career as a senior economic and financial policymaker. As vice-minister of finance of the People’s Republic of China and member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank for a decade, Mr. Li was involved in setting and harmonizing fiscal, monetary and industrial policies, and in supporting sound economic growth in China. He pushed forward financial sector reform, and prompted major financial institutions to establish corporate governance, deal with toxic assets and strengthen risk management.