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Palm oil is a versatile and ubiquitous ingredient, found in several products we consume on a daily basis, like instant noodles, biscuits and cosmetics. However, the sustainability of products that [...]
Fri, Jan 17, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
The last year of the 2010s was certainly eventful from the perspective of China's Going Global strategy. Beijing held the 2nd Belt and Road Forum in early 2019 as both [...]
Fri, Jan 17, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
Since 1949, China's grain harvests have increased fivefold, with per capita harvest doubling, and supply roughly matching demand. Yet food remains a top concern for China's policymakers, as detailed in [...]
Thu, Jan 16, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
Since 2017, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has been working with French and UK oil majors Total and Tullow to exploit an estimated 1.8 billion barrels of untouched oil [...]
Thu, Jan 16, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
At the gate of the incineration facility ­in Foshan, Guangdong province, a large screen displays live data on pollutants, including soot and sulphur dioxide. The Nanhai Solid Waste Processing Industrial [...]
Mon, Jan 13, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
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Yunnan province occupies just over 4% of China's landmass, but it hosts more than half of the country's higher plants and vertebrate species, and three quarters of its protected animal [...]
Mon, Jan 13, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
In the port city of Xiamen on China's southeast coast, three cameras watch the Jiulong river as it wends its way to the sea. Not for the beautiful views, but [...]
Fri, Jan 10, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
If actions to mitigate climate change are not taken and global temperatures continue to rise in line with current trends, by 2030 the Arctic may be free of sea ice [...]
Thu, Jan 09, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
Benchmark coal tariffs have been the foundation of China's electricity pricing since 2004 but this mechanism was replaced on January 1 with a more flexible system. Industry insiders say the [...]
Wed, Jan 08, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue
Last year, Chinese companies finally made headway into Colombia, the Latin American country that has arguably been most sceptical about investment from the region's second-largest trading partner. There were plenty [...]
Wed, Jan 08, 2020
Source: News from China Dialogue

 

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Editor's Note This article was originally published by the Office of Overseas NGOs of the Ministry of Public Security, and translated into English by CDB. Some parts have been cut out [...]
Wed, Jan 15, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
On the road to School (上学路上), a Beijing-based Chinese NGO that focuses on children, and particularly their spiritual growth, released the “White Paper on the Psychological State of China's Left-behind [...]
Tue, Jan 14, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
On January 9th, the 2019 CRO Global Summit was held in Shanghai by SnyTao, an independent consultancy in China promoting corporate social responsibility (CSR). Guo Peiyuan, the director of board [...]
Mon, Jan 13, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
The logo for the 2020 United Nations Conference on biological diversity was officially released in Beijing on January 9th. The Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the Convention on Biological [...]
Fri, Jan 10, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
On January 5th, a press conference was held in Beijing for the Blue Book of Charity, published by the China Lingshan Charity and Philanthropy Promotion Association (中国灵山公益慈善促进会). The meeting reviewed and [...]
Thu, Jan 09, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
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On January 4, the 2020 Finance and Economics Sustainable Development Summit Forum and evergreen award ceremony was held in Beijing, sponsored by the Caijing magazine and supported by the China [...]
Tue, Jan 07, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
Alibaba officially released its “charity evaluation criteria” on December 23, 2019. The new set of criteria aim to create a standard to measure the value of the charitable endeavours that [...]
Tue, Jan 07, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
Wang Keqin has been awarded as part of the “70 people in 70 years of Chinese charity brands” (中国慈善公益品牌70年70人) awards, which were announced at the 14th Annual Brands and Personalities [...]
Thu, Jan 02, 2020
Source: China Development Brief
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Chinese actor and singer Hu Ge (also known as Hugh Hu), famous for his roles in a number of popular historical TV dramas, recently publicised his environmental protection activities in [...]
Sun, Dec 29, 2019
Source: China Development Brief
On July 1, 2019, Shanghai launched a “first shot” at the classification of domestic waste. The Shanghai Municipal Regulations on domestic waste, the most stringent ever released in China, stipulate [...]
Fri, Dec 27, 2019
Source: China Development Brief