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Xuan Yong

Green Bonds & ESG Analyst, BNP Paribas Asset Management

Xuan Sheng Ou Yong is a Green Bonds & ESG Analyst APAC at BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM). He joined the firm in January 2019. Sheng is responsible for the research of green & other thematic bonds that supports the firm’s fixed income strategies. He is also responsible for the ESG research of the Financials sector, looking at how banks, insurance companies, and other financial institutions manage their ESG issues.

He represents BNPP AM in the Green Bonds working group of the Hong Kong Green Finance Association, and in the Green Projects Eligibility working group of ICMA’s Green Bond Principles.

Prior to joining BNPP AM, Sheng worked for EcoVadis, a business sustainability rating agency based in Paris, as a Chinese analyst assessing how Chinese companies manage their sustainability risks. After two and a half years in Paris (2014 to 2016), Sheng moved to Hong Kong to set up EcoVadis Hong Kong, leading a team of 8 analysts, and providing support for the other business units in the Hong Kong office (2016 to 2019).

Sheng graduated from Singapore Management University with a Cum Laude in Bachelors in Business Management (Strategic Management) and in Bachelors of Science – Economics. Sheng also passed the CFA Level III examination in December 2020.


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