Environmental data consultancy Trucost has found that Chinese banks and investors are not doing enough to manage the risks associated with the environmental impacts of the industrial activities they finance, leaving them exposed to costs of up to RMB 11 trillion.
and Ross Harvey –
Although it seems counterintuitive to destroy ivory, a valuable commodity, there are good reasons for a country – even one as poor as Kenya – to burn ivory, say South African Institute for International Affairs researchers Chris Alden and Ross Harvey.
Jessica Cheam –
Nazir Foead, head of Indonesia's new Peatland Restoration Agency brings new energy to solving the country's deforestation and peatland problems, but engagement with major consumer giants India and China is lacking, and we still need to look at the million-dollar question of who will pay for sustainable goods.
World Resources Institute climate experts Ranping Song and Cynthia Elliott explore the progress that governments, cities, and businesses have delivered on reducing emissions since last December's Paris agreement.
Can Chinese business engagement ensure sustainability and benefit the poor? Complex factors shape their operations – of which Chinese policies play only a minor role, says International Institute for Environment and Development researcher Xiaoxue Weng.
In early March 2014, China's important yearly political consultation began, followed by the annual parliamentary sessions, known as Lianghui. Timed to coincide with these sessions, this new briefing interprets outcomes ...
This white paper released by Solidiance about "Electric Vehicles in China" comprehensively explores the current condition of this industry and explains the possible reasons behind its growth which seems to ...