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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.

05 01, 2023 09:00 AM

Opinion: How to Minimize the Damage When Foreign Firms Leave China

Policymakers must proactively engage with foreign companies, understand their needs, and investigate all possible avenues to retain their business and regain their trust

04 20, 2023 13:21 PM

Caixin China Green News Briefing: Chinese Auto Makers Rev Up Price War in Race for Market Dominance

A brutal price war is raging across China’s auto sector, catalyzing a profound overhaul of the world’s largest car market, as makers of new energy vehicles and conventional fossil fuel cars face off to win a greater share of a market rattled by slowing sales.

04 15, 2023 19:43 PM

Brazilian Leader’s State Visit to China Yields Promises of Greater Cooperation

The two countries also signed agreements on trade, the digital economy, scientific innovation, poverty alleviation and space, while promising to work more closely together on climate change

04 01, 2023 02:43 AM

China’s Green Debt Pioneer Says Transition Market Is Bigger

Ma Jun, head of HK Green Finance Association, predicts that loans to help decarbonize heavy industries will dwarf the $3.6 trillion green finance market

03 27, 2023 18:27 PM

China Green Bulletin: Brutal Price War Is Reshaping China’s Auto Industry

Power sector gets a new carbon emission quota plan, drilling begins on China’s first offshore carbon dioxide storage well

03 27, 2023 16:53 PM

IMF Chief Urges China to Rebalance Economy Toward Consumption

The ‘strong rebound’ in China’s economy is important not only for itself, but for the world, says International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva

03 09, 2023 16:19 PM

Caixin China Green News Briefing: China’s Hunt for Strategic New Energy Minerals

Chinese companies are scouting the world for mining assets as the country’s booming new-energy vehicle industry has boosted demand for key metals used in electric-vehicle batteries. However, receding globalization, rising geopolitical conflicts and supply chain restructuring is throwing up road blocks for investing in overseas mining projects.

02 09, 2023 17:15 PM

China Green News Briefing: China Solar Silicon Producers Forecast Soaring 2022 Profits

The rising price of photovoltaic silicon might drive a more than threefold jump in 2022 profits for some of China’s top producers of the raw material used to make solar panels, according to recent company forecasts

02 08, 2023 18:26 PM

China Green News Briefing: The Best China ESG Stories We Read in 2022

As 2022 draws to a close, we want to present you with an annual review of Caixin’s insight into China’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) developments

02 02, 2023 18:25 PM

China Green News Briefing: Ex-Central Bank Chief Dismisses Concerns of Multinationals’ ‘Greenwashing’

Zhou Xiaochuan says there’s no need to worry about big firms buying cheap carbon credits as global prices will level off eventually, preventing them from shirking their commitments

01 30, 2023 07:16 AM

Cover Story: The Vision of Singapore’s Next Prime Minister

Lawrence Wong sees himself as a ‘servant leader,’ he says. ‘My role is not just to lead, but to serve my country and my fellow citizens’

01 27, 2023 21:18 PM

In Depth: What’s in Store for Yuan Internationalization in 2023?

A program to encourage yuan-denominated share issuance in Hong Kong and the launch of a Swap Connect scheme for offshore institutional investors should help boost the currency’s popularity

12 29, 2022 15:10 PM

Smart Talks: Four Suggestions to Bridge the Policy Gap on Climate Change

On top of current pledges, we need more extensive measures to repair the damage caused by human beings and to mitigate future harm to the planet

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