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Since major changes in 1978, when China began opening up its markets to the rest of the world, around 750m Chinese people were able to shift above the absolute poverty line, contributing to over 70% of global poverty reduction. To be lifted out of poverty...

The increasing urban population and improved living standards in recent years have significantly boosted waste generation in China. According to experts from the Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Research Center for Environmental Policies and Economics and Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, China’s urban...

Chinese financial services provider Ping An Insurance [2318:HK] and state-backed China Economic Information Service (CEIS) have jointly launched a proprietary ESG ratings system specially designed for the Chinese market, namely, the Xinhua CN-ESG System, as reported by Yicai on December 5. The rating system covers...

China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and State Post Bureau (SPB) have recently started implementing a green packaging certification system for China’s express delivery industry, in order to reduce overpackaging and expand the use of green packaging materials in the country, as reported by...

A group of Shenzhen-located enterprises, including Essence Securities, Bosera Funds, China Vanke [2202:HK], Han’s Laser Technology Industry [002008:CH], SF Holdings [002352:CH], Luxshare Precision Industry [002475:CH], jointly launched an initiative, which aims to improve board diversity, as reported by JRJ.com on November 27. The initiative calls...

A CSRC deputy director, Sun Nianrui, spoke at the China Southern Finance International Forum, and emphasized that the regulatory body plans to roll our corporate governance disclosure requirements for listed companies, according to Sina on November 28. The new system would require such companies to...

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