Changhua Wu, Greater China Director of The Climate Group receives prestigious Chinese accolade
- 23 April 2014
Beijing: Changhua Wu, Greater China Director of The Climate Group was named by Brand China as one of their top ten women for 2014 in a special ceremony on April 18.
Now in its seventh year, the prestigious prize is annually awarded to women who make an outstanding contribution to Chinese life and society. The award facilitates knowledge sharing and networking, and in doing so increases the public exposure of winners.
This year the Brand China Industry Union, in conjunction with China MICE Economic Research and the Ai Feng Institute of Economic Development, recognized successful candidates from a diverse array of fields including business, entertainment and social welfare.
Changhua Wu was awarded the distinguished title for her work in driving China’s clean revolution forward. A long-time advocate of low carbon growth, Ms. Wu has been instrumental in re-energizing public debate on climate change.
In her role as Greater China Director of The Climate Group, Changhua Wu works with Chinese businesses and political leaders to ensure that sustainability is prioritized across all sectors of society. Through the China Redesign program, the Director has been instrumental in reducing China’s emissions from energy and resource consumption.
In addition to her work with The Climate Group, Changhua Wu serves as the current Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Climate Change; Vice Chair of the Asia-Pacific Water Forum Governing Council and is a member of the UNFCCC High-Level Panel on the CDM Policy Dialogue.
Most recently, Changhua Wu has focused her attention on collaborating with young Chinese innovators to ensure that future generations act on climate. As founding President of the Future Academy, she is a passionate believer in the potential of Chinese teenagers, stating: “The construction of ecological civilization and sustainable development relies on young people who have global vision, commitment, capacity and capability.”
The other female leaders who were recognized by Brand China were Wu Bing, Wang Min, Liu Pai,Yuan Shun Yi, Su Hong, Zhang Defen, the King of Qin, Chen Chunhua and Zhao Zhuang.
By Alana Ryan