December 08, 2023


Soo-hyun Lee

Soo-hyun Lee

Dr. Soo-hyun LEE is a visiting researcher at the University of Tokyo, where he specializes in Financing for Sustainable Development and international economic law. He has ten years of professional experience with the UN system and pursued his postgraduate studies at Lund University, MIT, University of Cambridge, and the United Nations University. He is also an advisor to Information Symmetry (, a law and policy consultancy that helps firms with sustainable investment in foreign countries.


How South Korea’s all-encompassing ministries stifle innovation

Policymakers often lump multiple objectives in single basket, streamlining legal changes but increasing inefficiency

Soo-hyun LeeSoo-hyun LeeOctober 4, 2023

How South Korea can take the lead in promoting sustainability disclosure goals

Seoul’s robust alignment with international standards gives it a distinctive edge in dialogue with Indo-Pacific states

Soo-hyun LeeSoo-hyun LeeSeptember 1, 2023

South Korea’s green energy dilemma: Balancing economic and sustainability aims

Despite the ease of attracting political support and funding, merging economic and environmental goals could backfire

Soo-hyun LeeSoo-hyun LeeAugust 22, 2023

South Korea struggles to adapt to Europe’s new emission rules

Seoul seeks to mitigate impact on exporters of EU’s carbon adjustment mechanism, but doing so could create new problems

Soo-hyun LeeSoo-hyun LeeJuly 13, 2023