Feng Hu

Feng Hu is an experienced consultant on environmental and climate change issues. Over the past decade, he has worked in China, Germany and Hong Kong, and has extensive on-site project experience across Asia and Africa.

Feng currently works as Senior Sustainability Consultant at Vigeo Eiris (VE), a leading ESG research & rating firm and an affiliate of Moody’s Investors Service. Prior to VE, Feng led water-nomics work at CWR (China Water Risk), a think-tank specialised in water and climate risk analysis. He initiated joint projects with the Foreign Economic Cooperation Office of the Ministry of Environmental Protection of China on water-nomics of the Yangtze River Economic Belt, and as the lead author, expanded this work to 10 key Asian rivers by co-authoring the seminal report "No Water, No Growth". He has written extensively on impacts of water risks and China's changing regulatory landscape on businesses and investments and has given talks at international conferences, corporate events as well as investor forums.

In addition to VE and CWR, Feng is an expert on carbon management. He sat on the technical working group of a global initiative on climate action transparency. He worked as a senior auditor in two international certification companies on climate change and carbon management. He led audits of various types of projects from renewable energy, energy efficiency to waste management as well as social and environmental compliance assessment of large hydropower dams. As the project leader, he worked in China as well as across Asia and Africa. Aside from auditing, he also worked on a provincial initiative of hazardous waste management.

Feng holds an MSc degree in Sustainable Resource Management and a BSc degree in Environmental Science, as well as certificates in International Water Law, Economics of Climate Change Adaptation and Investment Foundations Certificate by CFA Institute.

Feng is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Transnational climate impacts

Climate change – and adaptation to it – will occur in a globalized, hyper-connected world. 
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Climate Finance

This theme focuses on how to ensure that climate finance serves to achieve meaningful, long-term change in economic and social development trajectories, particularly for developing countries.
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Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation

Exploring the co-benefits of adaptation and mitigation.
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Economics of adaptation

Assessing the costs of adaptation using multiple lines of evidence.
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