Sheng Fulai was the Head of the Economic and Trade Policy Unit at UNEP Resources and Markets Branch. His areas of expertise include sustainable infrastructure, inclusive green economies, integrated public policymaking, international payments for ecosystem services, and integrated economic and environmental accounting.
Fulai holds a Masters degree in economics from the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (1985). Prior to joining UNEP in 2005, for over twenty years, he had served the Chinese Ministry of Finance, the World Bank, the World Wide Fund for Nature, and Conservation International.
His major publications include: Inclusive Green Economy: Policies and Practice (eds.); Building a Green Silk Road (eds.); Sustainable Development Goals and Green Economy (co-author); Green economy: Theory, methods and cases from the United Nations’ perspective (eds.); Uncovering pathways towards an inclusive green economy: a summary for leaders (co-author); Designing a method for the effective use of indicators for green economy policy making (co-author); Measuring Progress towards an Inclusive Green Economy (co-author); Real Value for Nature – An Overview of Global Efforts to Achieve True Measures of Economic Progress; Comparative Assessment of Development Options; Macroeconomic Policies, Poverty and the Environment (co-author); Rights, Wants and Needs: Economic Instruments and Biodiversity Conservation, and Integrated Policymaking for Sustainable Development: A Reference Manual (co-author).