Huang Haifeng

Personal profile


Name:HUANG Haifeng




Current Professional Societies

1. Reviewer, China Scholarship Council;

2. Deputy Secretary General, Asia Education Forum;

3. Independent Inspector, China’s Ministry of Natural Resources;

4. Expert, China-ASEAN Environment, Ministry of Ecology and Environment;

5. Advisor, Shanghai Environmental Protection Chamber of Commerce

Research Areas

Sustainable Development, Business Ethics, Green Finance,Corporate Social Eesponsibility, Green Leadership and China Studies.


1. Most Influential Award, Beijing Municipal Government, China (proposal on “Improving Waste Treatment System and Promoting Green Beijing Construction”)

2. Lifetime Award on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR),

International Conference on CSR and Sustainability, Ethics, and Governance, Germany

3. Outstanding Contribution Award for Promoting Ecological Civilization,

China Philanthropy Research Institute and China Europa Forum, France

4 Special Contribution Award for Ecological Education;

  1. Distinguished Professor for Higher Education in Beijing, Beijing Municipal Government, China

  2. Ten Million New Century Talents, Beijing Municipal Government, China


Peer-Reviewed Articles

Huang, H., Wang, T., & Zhan, Z. (2018). From Business Tax to Value-added Tax: The Effects of reform on Chinese Transport Industry Firms.Australian Accounting Review, 29(88),158-176.

Huang, H., Shen, B., & Wang, T. (2018).The effects of bank ownership on lending behaviour for different types of loans throughout the business cycle. International Finance, 22(2), 201-220.

Huang, H., & Wang, T. (2017). The Total-Factor Energy Efficiency of Regions in China: Based on Three-Stage SBM Model.Sustainability, 9(9), 1664.

Huang, H., Wu, D., & Gaya, J. (2017). Chinese shareholders’ reaction to the disclosure ofenvironmental violations: a CSR perspective.International Journal of Corporate Social Responsibility, 2(12).

Huang, H., & Zhao, Z. (2016). The Influence of Political Connection on Corporate Social Responsibility — Evidence from Listed Private Companies in China.InternationalJournal of Corporate Social Responsibility, 1(9)

Huang, H., & Zhu, Z. (2007). The Cultural Integration in the Process of Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions.International Management, 3(2), 40-44.


Books & Book Chapters

Huang, H., Shen, C., & Barg, J. (2019).The Trends of CSR in China: An Actor-FocusedAnalysis Including the Cases of Huawei and the Society of Entrepreneurs and Ecology (SEE). New York, NY: Springer Nature (forthcoming book chapter: May 2019).China-ASEAN Environmental Cooperation Center. (2018).

China-ASEAN Green Development in Practice.China- ASEAN Environment Outlook 1: Towards Green Development. Beijing, China: Environmental Science Press (core member and lead author).

Huang, H. (2018).The Impact and Development of Green Innovation in China. In. J. Damm, M. Leutner & H. Neddermann (Eds.)China in a Global Context: Perspectives on and from China(pp. 133-142). Berlin, Germany: Berliner-China-Hefte- Chinese History and Society.

Huang, H., Sheng, C., & Barg, J. (2017). Advocacy coalitions of green economy and its nfluence on government policy in China. In E. Sternfeld (Ed.),Routledge Handbook of Environmental Policy in China (pp. 57-67). New York, NY: Routledge.

Sheng, C. & Huang, H. (2015). Opportunities and Challenges of Sino-German CSR Cooperation. In. R. Schmidpeter, H. Lu, C. Stehr, & H. Huang (Eds.),SustainableDevelopment and CSR in China: A multi-perspective approach(pp. 31-41).New York,NY: Springer Nature

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). (2013).China’s Green Long March: A study of renewable energy, environmental industry and cement sectors. Nairobi, Kenya: UNEP (principal author on wind energy).

Huang, H. (2013). Comparing Energy Policies of China and the United States. In. M. Liu, M. Henry, & H. Huang (Eds.),Renewable Energy in China: Towards a Green Economy, Volume 1(pp. 143-160). Singapore: Enrich Professional Publishing.

Huang,H., & Sun, Y. (2013). Green Investment in Wind Energy.In. M. Liu, M.Henry, & H. Huang (Eds.),Renewable Energy in China: Towards a Green Economy, Volume 2(pp. 122-156). Singapore: Enrich Professional Publishing.

Huang,H., & Liu, Z. (2013). Green Investment in Solar Energy.In. M. Liu, M.Henry, & H. Huang (Eds.),Renewable Energy in China: Towards a Green Economy, Volume 2(pp. 156-182). Singapore: Enrich Professional Publishing.

Huang, H., & Gao, N. (2013). Study on Industry Energy Saving in China’s economic Transformation. In. M. Liu, M. Henry, & H. Huang (Eds.),Renewable Energy in China: Towards a Green Economy, Volume 3(pp. 141-150). Singapore: Enrich Professional Publishing.

Huang,H., Edmondson, T., & Tylecote, R. (2013). China’s Environmental Challenges: the Role of International Collaboration.In. M. Liu, M. Henry, & H. Huang (Eds.),Renewable Energy in China: Towards a Green Economy, Volume 3(pp. 301-314). Singapore: Enrich Professional Publishing.

Huang, H.(2013). The Road to a Green Economy in China. In. M. Liu, M. Henry, & H. Huang(Eds.),Renewable Energy in China: Towards a Green Economy, Volume 3(pp. 341-357). Singapore: Enrich Professional Publishing.

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). (2011).Towards a Green Economy:Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication. Nairobi, Kenya: UNEP (committee member and contributing author to Manufacturing subsection).

Huang, H., Zhou, G., Liu, M., & Li, H. (2010). Chinese Environmental Innovation Policy: Retrospect and Prospect. In. R. Frietsch & M. Schueller (Eds.),Competing for Global Innovation Leadership: Innovation Systems and Policies in the USA, Europe and Asia(pp. 265-278). Stuttgart, Germany: Fraunhofer Verlag.

Huang, H. (2008). The Impact of Innovation Strategy in China: from European and Chinese Perspectives. In. S. Shi (Ed.),Competition and Partnership: Key Issues of Economic and Trade Relations between China and EU(pp. 311-324). Beijing, China: University of International Business & Economics Press.

Personal statement

Professor Haifeng Huang obtained Ph. D atHumboldt University of Berlin in Germany. Currently he is in charge ofthe China’s Research Center for Economic Transition (CRCET) at BJUT. Dr. Huang is a leading expert on green economy transition in China in the areas of sustainable development, business ethics, green finance,corporate social responsibility, green leadership, and China Studies. He teaches four courses to Chinese and international students, and has mentored graduate and postdoctoral students. He has published more than 10 books on sustainable development. His book on Recycling Economy in Germany received national honors, which contributed to the Recycling Economy Promotion Law (2008) in China. In 2012, Dr. Huang was selected as an Independent Inspector for China’s Ministry of Natural Resources.