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Accounting and Finance Subject Spotlight

AI and sustainable finance: a glimpse into the future.
with Dr Wei Kang from Anglia Ruskin University

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In this curious Subject Spotlight titled AI & sustainable finance: a glimpse into the future, Dr Wei Kang considers what sustainable finance actually is, and the impact that AI tools like Chat GPT are having on the sustainable finance industry. She then considers the evolution of FinTech into embracing sustainable practices, before considering the challenges and opportunities for sustainable finance. Finally, Wei looks generally at sustainability in business before setting you a research activity to evaluate the sustainable approaches taken by Greggs in recent years. 

Dr Wei KangAnglia Ruskin UniversityAccounting

All episodes
1. Introduction to Chat GPT and sustainable finance
2. Sustainable fintech solutions and Chat GPT
3. The future of sustainable finance with Chat GPT
4. Activity: evaluating sustainable business practice

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Anglia Ruskin University
Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University is an innovative global university with students from 185 countries at our campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Peterborough and Writtle. These students are at the heart of our University, and we're delighted that our final-year undergraduates are positive about their educational experience. Our community is also incredibly important to us, and we're proud of the role we play in our cities and the wider region – including the positive effect on jobs and the local economy. It is this impact that helped us become the THE University of the Year 2023, a prestigious award that recognises our success in delivering high impact projects focused on the difference we make in the region and communities where we’re based as well as the contributions our students and graduates make to society.

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Dr Wei Kang

Dr Wei Kang is Senior Lecturer in Finance in the Faculty of Business and Law, School of Economics, Finance and Law at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford campus. Wei has a strong research and teaching profile and outstanding supervisory experience of DBA/PhD. Wei's research focuses on ESG, corporate governance, diversity and network analysis. Her research primarily seeks to influence and change awareness, practice, policy and culture in the corporate world. She is an active peer reviewer for international journals and conferences. Wei is a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy and is currently teaching at ARU and our partner universities in China. She has gained substantial experience in curriculum review and development for Accounting and Finance subjects and currently consults on the launch of new prep courses at ARU. She also works closely within industry and delivers a diverse set of projects to enhance business students’ employability.

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