ESG & Carbon Goals

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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.

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

12 29, 2022 04:58 AM

New Coal-Fired Electricity Plant Approvals Triple From 2021

In first 11 months this year, authorities clear 65 million kilowatts of coal-burning capacity, threatening to undermine climate goals, study finds

12 13, 2022 19:33 PM

Smart Talks: The Environmental Impact of International Students

The international student community has great potential to harness sustainable environmental solutions and tackle the climate crisis

12 10, 2022 19:02 PM

China Central Bank Official Calls for Orderly Carbon Reduction

Large financial institutions should take the lead in boosting awareness and capabilities in carbon accounting and environmental information disclosure

12 09, 2022 18:57 PM

Opinion: Is the World on the Brink of an Entirely New Era?

If we are in the early throes of a seismic shift, leaders must prepare to operate in a new world where their old assumptions no longer hold

11 28, 2022 17:26 PM

China Green Bulletin: How China’s ESG Policy Is Progressing

COP27 closes with a breakthrough funding agreement, China’s Sinopec signs 27-year LNG deal with Qatar

11 24, 2022 10:04 AM

CX Daily: Why China’s Index Fund Boom Has Been a Bust for Investors

The Chinese and U.S. defense ministers agree to keep lines of communication open

11 23, 2022 20:09 PM

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 eventually level off, preventing them from shirking their commitments

11 19, 2022 17:16 PM

Caixin Summit: Former Vice Minister Calls For Global Sustainability Disclosure Standards

Zhu Guangyao said rules will be ‘an important basis …for rating by global investors and rating agencies’

11 19, 2022 10:30 AM

Weekend Long Read: How China’s ESG Policy Is Progressing

The Chinese market still enjoys considerable room for growth, and top-down policies remain the most important force driving development of the sector

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