Author: Una Qu

After the UK first announced its 2050 carbon neutrality by legislation in 2008, as of 2020, 30 countries and regions worldwide had proposed their carbon neutrality targets. Among them, as a member of Paris Agreement, China also promised to peak the country’s carbon emissions by...

China held the annual National People's Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), also known as the Two Sessions, from March 4 to March 11. On March 5, Premier Li Keqiang made the speech of the 2021 Government Work Report, which listed...

Executive Summary EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) will become effective on March 10th, 2021. SFDR will also affect all asset management and advisory firms globally, including those in APAC and China who either: 1. have UCITS products;2. provide advisory services to EU asset managers or asset...

State-owned rolling stock manufacturer CRRC Corporation [1766:HK] has finished its self-developed hybrid locomotive, equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell on January 27, as reported by People.cn on January 28. This is China’s first hybrid locomotive and is a breakthrough in use cases for hydrogen energy...

China’s Ministry of Education (MoE) stated that it will partner with other departments to further regulate the online education market, in an interview with the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Supervisory Commission (CCDI), according to the latter authority’s official website on January...

South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor [005380:KS] announced on January 15 that the firm has made an investment agreement with the government of Guangzhou development district to set up a wholly-owned hydrogen fuel cell company in the city, as reported by Xinhuanet on the same day....

Tencent [0700:HK] announced on January 12 that the company will formulate its carbon neutrality strategy and plan, in response to the country’s 2060 carbon neutrality target, as reported by Sina on the same day. Tencent’s chairman and CEO, Pony Ma, stated that the firm will...

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