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.
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.
Chinese developers touted their sustainable credentials and issued green bonds to fund a host of new environmentally focused buildings, in a global rush for ethical finance in recent years
Xu Xiaodong says 2025 energy blueprint due out next month will prioritize renewables and energy efficiency, though coal will still have a role
China could completely sever diplomatic ties with Lithuania, experts warn. A Kangmei verdict spurs a wave of independent directors to quit
U.N. conference to combat global warming yields important progress on emissions but doesn’t go far enough, especially on coal, experts say
Socially conscious investing in China has been fast-tracked thanks to peak carbon and carbon neutrality goals
Development of circular economy can play a vital role in cutting green transition costs, says DRC senior fellow Cheng Huiqiang
Two decades after the Kyoto Protocol gave us the Clean Development Mechanism, we are still not making full use of our options
Central bank lending facility provides a second pillar supporting emission cuts along with cheap loans for carbon-reduction projects
Nuclear technology could play a role in addressing climate change, but it is expensive, complex and controversial
Following heightened tensions under Trump, Xi and Biden move toward an era of healthy competition without confrontation or conflict
In the two leaders’ first virtual summit, the Chinese president says a solid bilateral relationship is needed to safeguard a peaceful international order
Several third countries have expressed their opposition to EU plans to introduce the carbon border adjustment mechanism
SAIC, FAW and Geely develop new generation of trucks that don’t burn fossil fuels as Geely executive Mike Fan says the cost won’t be significantly higher
Rules are being set, roads are being built, and money is still churning, but will the game itself need changing to meet the world’s goals?