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China is witnessing an exponential growth in carbon reduction effort and interest in ESG and sustainable investments. Caixin will bring you a timely update with insights on what is happening in the world’s second-largest economy on climate change, impact investing, green finance and more.

Key Questions Facing China’s Carbon Ambitions

Meeting the nation’s 2030/2060 goals for reducing carbon emissions will require a solid foundation of data, measurement and analysis so that there is a clear, quantifiable target, former central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan says.

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01 22, 2022 17:46 PM

Weekend Long Read: Tech Regulation Needs to Work in Tandem With Inclusive Growth

Primavera Capital founder Fred Hu and Nobel laureate Michael Spence offer their takes on China’s regulatory crackdown on big tech, its approach to wealth inequality and what cryptocurrencies are good for

01 21, 2022 09:29 AM

CX Daily: Fixing the High Cost of Rare Disease Treatment in China

A China carbon tax is needed to mitigate the impact of EU’s carbon border levies, experts say

01 20, 2022 21:20 PM

China Carbon Tax Needed to Mitigate Impact of EU’s Carbon Border Levies, Experts Say

Export cost can be cut if Chinese exporters can show they’ve paid their dues at home

01 18, 2022 20:30 PM

Safeguarding Nature Can Avert $9 Trillion Risk to China’s Economy, Study Says

The figure represents 65% of the country’s total GDP, where biodiversity and nature loss could have a direct impact on business operations and their supply chains

01 14, 2022 21:42 PM

China Green Bulletin: Making a Market for Environmental Property Rights

How Chinese cities can get closer to becoming carbon neutral and build more green buildings

12 31, 2021 20:44 PM

Year in Review: 2021 Was a Roller Coaster. We Must Stay Hopeful in 2022

The world saw many ups and downs — energy revolution, digital empowerment, as well as the raging pandemic

12 31, 2021 19:04 PM

Smart Talks: China, U.S. Cooperation Vital to Fix Climate Issues, and Young People Can Lead the Charge

Only when we can hold a tolerant and open attitude to promote communication and collaboration, will the two countries have more opportunities to push the destiny of the world on a better track

12 31, 2021 18:46 PM

China Presses State Firms to Make Deep Cuts to Energy Use to Meet Emissions Goals

By 2025, more than 50% of power generation by central government-managed companies should be renewable, says top state assets regulator

12 31, 2021 17:50 PM

China Green Bulletin: China to Launch Climate Financing Pilot Programs

Local governments will be encouraged to find their own ways to bolster investment and channel more funds into climate resilience and emissions reduction

12 31, 2021 06:14 AM

Central Bank Provides $13.4 Billion to Back Carbon Reduction

PBOC distributes low-cost funds to financial institutions for lending to businesses carrying out emission reduction projects

12 30, 2021 19:35 PM

Opinion: China Needs to Evaluate Efforts for Greener Digital Economy

Greenpeace has an independent company climate action tracker to tell the truly serious corporate climate commitments from the vague and empty PR efforts

12 30, 2021 15:28 PM

Singapore, China Ink 14 Deals at Annual Cooperation Summit

Both sides are keen to push forward collaboration on sustainability issues and digitalization

12 29, 2021 17:05 PM

Smart Talks: Mitigating Direct and Systemic Risks of Climate Change

Cross-cutting interdisciplinary research to understand vulnerabilities of cities, and the design of site-specific action plans are needed to prepare for the coming environmental challenges

12 28, 2021 15:03 PM

Shanghai Composite Index Rose 0.39% on Tuesday

Shenzhen Component Index closed up 0.83%

12 28, 2021 10:04 AM

CX Daily: Chinese Livestreamers’ Tax Evasion Calls For Systematic Tax Reform

China further clarifies the regulations for domestic companies seeking to list overseas. China Cinda buys a 20% stake in Ant Group’s consumer finance unit

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