Event

Green Assets Wallet - Alpha Phase Completed

04.04.2018

Stockholm Green Digital Finance convened a Green Assets Wallet partners' meeting, hosted by Öhman, in Stockholm late March 2018. Purpose of the meeting was to conclude the Alpha Phase of…

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EPF organises the Think Week 2017: “Value Chains and the Future of Work in the Digital Age – Opportunities for Emerging Economies”

21.03.2018

Digitalisation: Opportunities for Greener and More Inclusive Value Chains in Emerging Markets The impact of digitalisation is growing, not least in emerging markets: Whether it is renting a shared bicycle…

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News

EMSD appointed as Strategic Partner to the T20 Argentina

14.03.2018

With a 2-day Kick-off Conference on 1-2 February 2018, the Think20 (T20) – the think tank engagement group of the G20 – launched its work under the Argentinian Presidency. Ten…

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Second W20-Dialogue Forum – EMSD Presents Study Results on Digitalisation Effects

09.03.2018

The second W20 Dialogue Forum took place in Berlin, where various German women associations jointly reflected on the results and the diverse experiences of the international women’s dialogue following the…

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Ring the Bell for Gender Equality – EMSD supports Activities for Women’s Economic Empowerment

08.03.2018

In celebration of International Women’s Day (8 March 2018), the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative (SSE) together with organisations such as UN Women and the International Finance Corporation annually ring the…

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Second Call for Proposals for EMSD Challenge Fund open

02.03.2018

The Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMSD) announces the Second Call for Proposals for its Challenge Fund. The Fund seeks to bridge the gap between communities of practice and thinking. It…

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Mission

EMSD is a network of change agents and decision makers from think tanks, multinational corporations, and the financial sector. Our members jointly develop and implement solutions for sustainable economic development in emerging economies through consultation, dialogue, and research. We bring these solutions into national and international fora, contributing to the global sustainability transition and the protection of global public goods.

   
Global EPF-EMM Summit_mission

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The sustainable development of the world economy, financial stability and the protection of public goods are at the forefront of today’s global challenges. Countries and the global community struggle to define standards for the quality of growth, both in ecological and social respects that help increase well-being.

Global EPF-EMM Summit_9040_mission

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Emerging economies are at the core of those challenges: By increasingly engaging in global processes, their policy decisions and economic and financial trajectories are bound to have major global implications. Through their increasing engagement and weight in global processes, they have a tangible impact on successful outcomes. At the same time, their domestic economies and policies are influenced by and need to adapt to global developments and international standards and regimes.

The Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues seek to open up new and strengthen already existing channels for cooperation and dialogue between emerging and industrialised economies on sustainable policy, business, and finance.


Network

The Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMSD) network comprises the Economic Policy Forum (EPF), the Emerging Market Multinationals (EMM) Network for Sustainability, and the Emerging Markets Dialogue Financial Sector (EMDF).

Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMSD)

EMSD comprises three dialogue platforms and networks, fostering knowledge exchange and creation between diverse actors from emerging and industrialised economies. The Economic Policy Forum (EPF), the Emerging Market Multinationals (EMM) Network for Sustainability and the Emerging Markets Dialogue Financial Sector (EMDF) seek to contribute to innovative economic policy making, sustainable business development, and financial stability/green finance. Commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH facilitates and supports these three platforms in a coordinating and secretarial role.

Emerging Market Multinationals (EMM) Network for Sustainability

The Emerging Market Multinationals Network for Sustainability (EMM Network) is a swiftly growing network of leading sustainability managers and executives of multinational companies that are based or operating in emerging economies. Jointly, they work on developing and implementing progressive sustainability and environmental standards, and turning them into successful business solutions that benefit the companies, their customers, stakeholders, and the environment. The EMM network ensures that the insight from these business solutions feeds into global fora and processes such as the OECD, G20, World Economic Forum, etc.

Economic Policy Forum (EPF)

EPF is a growing global network of the world’s leading political economy think tanks from emerging and industrial economies, such as the BRICS, Mexico, Indonesia, Turkey, Vietnam and other countries. Its strategy and policy papers are produced for governments and national policy-makers to inform national and international policy processes. In this vein, EPF has been contributing to the BRICS Academic Forum, the official track-II coordinators of the annual BRICS summit. It also works on specific socio-economic themes for the G20, and has fed its policy proposals and research findings into the COP21 and Munich Security Conference. Its goal is to better inform domestic and global economic policies with evidence-based policy recommendations.

Emerging Markets Dialogue on Finance (EMDF)

The Emerging Markets Dialogue on Finance brings together emerging market stakeholders from ministries of finance, central banks, stock exchanges, private investors, or international organizations such as the G20 Financial Stability Board. Jointly, they develop solutions for the most prominent challenges in the financial sector, complementing existing processes such as the BRICS or the G20 meetings on a working level. It strives to enhance the capacity of financial institutions and governmental agencies in emerging markets to advance financial stability, and green growth. Currently, there are two core dialogues being conducted by EMDF, on financial sector stability and on green finance.

Team

Our global team is based in China, Germany, and Mexico.
The EMSD is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.

Philipp Kruschel

Global Programme Director, Lead – Sustainable Business Solutions
Berlin, Germany

Philipp is the Deputy Director of the Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMSD) Programme and also serves as the Director of the Emerging Market Multinationals (EMM) Network for Sustainability. In his previous positions at GIZ he worked as a senior advisor in the business unit for global ...

Antje Uhlig

Lead – Sustainable Economic Policy
Berlin, Germany

Antje is the Director of the Economic Policy Forum (EPF) and has been working for GIZ since 2010. Prior to her current role, she was a GIZ seconded expert and strategic consultant within the global partnership unit of the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), with a focus on energy efficiency, ...

Yannick Motz

Lead – Sustainable Finance
Eschborn, Germany

Yannick is a financial sector specialist at GIZ. He leads the Emerging Markets Dialogue on Finance (EMDF) and the Strategic Alliance on Green Bond Market Development in G20 Emerging Economies, a public-private partnership with the Swedish bank SEB. In his previous position, Yannick advised various ...

Cinderella von Dungern

China Coordinator
Beijing, China

Cinderella works for the GIZ as China coordinator for the Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues Programme. She has rooted her professional career in the finance sector. She studied business administration with a major in banking and finance at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland). During ...

Qi Lan

Senior Project Manager – Sustainable Finance
Beijing, China

Lan supports the Emerging Markets Dialogue on Finance (EMDF) as expert. Prior to that, she was heading diverse projects in the financial sector, including the Asset and Equity Market Reform Project and the Sino-German Financial Stability Project in partnership with the People’s Bank of China ...

Chen Qian

Project Coordinator – Finance and Administration
Beijing, China

Qian supports the Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMSD) in the fields of contract, financial and administrative management for Emerging Market Multinationals (EMM) Network for Sustainability and is also responsible for financial issues of the Economic Policy Forum (EPF) and the Emerging ...

Christine Majowski

Advisor – Sustainable Finance
Eschborn, Germany

Christine works for GIZ’s Strategic Alliance with SEB on Green Bond Market Development in G20 Emerging Economies. Furthermore, she supports the Emerging Markets Dialogue on Finance. Prior to this, Christine worked as intern/student assistant in different fields of finance and economic research at ...

Diego Angelino

Project Coordinator
Mexico City, Mexico

Diego coordinates the Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMSD) activities in Mexico, and other Latin American countries, with a focus on the Emerging Market Multinationals (EMM) Network for Sustainability and the Economic Policy Forum (EPF). Throughout his professional career he has worked ...

Du Shitao

Project Coordinator – Sustainable Mining
Beijing, China

Du Shitao (Cherry) has an over 13-year experience in the metals and minerals industry. Cherry started as a journalist in “Metal-Pages”. Later on, she joined Samsung Corporation (Beijing) as a trader to import minerals to China and studied Chinese coal resources and investment opportunities for ...

Han TingTing

Project Coordinator – Sustainable Mining
Beijing, China

Han Tingting works for the Emerging Market Multinationals (EMM) Network for Sustainability and is the project coordinator of the sustainable mining project, in charge of implementation tools development and mining pilots in Southeast Asia. Before joining GIZ, she worked in the Climate Change and ...

John Hauert

Advisor – Sustainable Economic Policy
Berlin, Germany

John works with the Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMSD) programme management on monitoring, communication, and strategic projects. He also works on the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative, the Economic Policy Forum (EPF), and sustainable mining with the Emerging Market Multinationals (EMM) ...

Nina Roth

Senior Advisor – Sustainable Finance
Berlin, Germany

Nina is a Senior Advisor for Sustainable Finance at GIZ's Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMDF). A political scientist by training and with nine years of private sector experience, Nina joined GIZ from the Swiss bank UBS where, most recently, she was leading the bank's efforts for ...

Simone Teichert

Finance Manager
Berlin, Germany

Simone is responsible for financial, contract and administrative management of the Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMSD) Programme. She has been working for GIZ in different projects in the fields of environmental management and policy, energy and human capacity development in Latin ...

Tingting Chen

Project Coordinator – Sustainable Textiles/ SLSG
Beijing, China

Tingting is Projector Coordinator of the SLSG China project. Before assuming this task, Tingting worked as a consultant in an Institute of Corporate Social Responsibility and project coordinator in the CSR field in Finance, Manufacturing and Electronic Information Industry. From 2012-2015, she was ...

Zhou Yiqi

Project Manager – Sustainable Business Solutions
Beijing, China

Yiqi is project manager of the Emerging Market Multinationals (EMM) Network for Sustainability and the Economic Policy Forum (EPF). Prior to her current role, Yiqi worked for the Sino-German Quality Infrastructure Project of GIZ China. Before joining GIZ in 2014, she was Senior Manager of China’s ...

Ho Fung Ling (Chloe)

Project Assistant
Beijing, China

Chloe is a graduate student at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, majoring in Public Policy. She is very much interested in public management and development work in Asia. She completed her undergraduate studies in History at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her undergraduate work ...

Martin Kleimann

Project Assistant
Beijing, China

Martin is a Master graduate in International Economics from University of Goettingen. He supports EMSD at its Beijing office, performing administrative tasks and contributing to the Emerging Market Multinationals (EMM) Network for Sustainability’s actvities in China. He also holds a Bachaelor’s ...

Myriel Frische

Project Assistant
Berlin, Germany

Myriel is a Master graduate in Economics from the Humboldt University of Berlin and works primarily with Emerging Market Multinationals Network for Sustainability, while also supporting the EMSD programme management on various matters. During her studies, she gained work experience in the private ...

Ramona Kasch

Project Assistant
Berlin, Germany

Ramona is a Master graduate in Public Policy from the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy in Erfurt. She works with the Emerging Markets Dialogue on Finance and supports Women20 matters, as well as the EMSD programme management. She holds Bachelor degrees in International Studies and Political ...

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