News - 2009

This page displays all news items for 2009. 

20th Dec 2009 Chinese environmental group wins two cases More information

20th Dec 2009 China to establish new National Energy Commission More information

15th Dec 2009 Labour disputes continue to escalate in Beijing More information

3rd Dec 2009 UN halts carbon credits for China wind farms More information

3rd Dec 2009 AmCham-China donates RMB 1.2 million to local charities More information

3rd Dec 2009 Reporters face charges for mine coverup More information

2nd Dec 2009 Wal-Mart China sourcing condemned by labor rights group More information

25th Nov 2009 Mine held too many workers More information

25th Nov 2009 Guangzhou suspends incinerator project until environmental assessments OK More information

25th Nov 2009 Japan, China, and S.Korea sign food safety memorandum More information

23rd Nov 2009 Death toll rises to 104 in coal mine blast More information

23rd Nov 2009 Nike OEMs In China alleged to use sweatshops More information

20th Nov 2009 China and the US sign deal on monitoring emissions More information

20th Nov 2009 AmCham Shanghai announces 2009 CSR Award winners More information

20th Nov 2009 U.S.and China partner on renewable energy and energy efficiency More information

20th Nov 2009 Intel releases CSR Report in China More information

20th Nov 2009 BSR releases first research into Sustainable Investment in China More information

20th Nov 2009 Silicon Sweatshops : supply chain investigation More information

28th Oct 2009 Environmental protection officials warn against heavy metal pollution to ensure safety of drinking water More information

28th Oct 2009 Greenpeace report says China is poisoning Pearl River Delta More information

28th Oct 2009 China's green GDP Index climbs higher More information

28th Oct 2009 Nanjing sets up service center for migrant workers More information

28th Oct 2009 UK's Impax raises $174M for Asian Environment Fund More information

26th Oct 2009 Sichuan earthquake survivors 'poisoned by pollution' More information

26th Oct 2009 Cummins Inc. powers community involvement in China More information

26th Oct 2009 China maps out low carbon eco-city strategy More information

23rd Oct 2009 Carbon capture looks promising for China More information

23rd Oct 2009 Court fines employer for dismissing worker without notifying trade union More information

23rd Oct 2009 UN to set up low carbon economy center in Tianjin More information

22nd Oct 2009 Best practices in factory training in China: Contributing to more worker participation in the improvement of working conditions More information

22nd Oct 2009 Google is facing accusations that its employees illegally scanned Chinese writers' works into its digital library More information

22nd Oct 2009 Major companies fail first national CSR report card More information

22nd Oct 2009 Chinese Waterproofer Issues Industry's first CSR report More information

21st Oct 2009 Workplace fatalities decrease in China due to stricter safety rules More information

20th Oct 2009 Sinopec to start huge ethylene project in Zhenhai More information

20th Oct 2009 China Petrochemical Industry releases Responsible Care Annual Report More information

20th Oct 2009 OKI Releases its Social and Environmental Report 2009 More information

16th Oct 2009 Silent Giants: an investigation into corporate environmental information disclosure in China More information

15th Oct 2009 China launches scheme to label low-carbon-intensive products More information

13th Oct 2009 Shanxi passes Labor Contract Regulations More information

13th Oct 2009 ChinaCoal releases first CSR report More information

13th Oct 2009 WRAP to host seminars on social compliance in China More information

13th Oct 2009 Eighteen top multinational and Chinese corporations violate new environmental regulation in its first year of enforcement says Greenpeace More information

9th Oct 2009 Toshiba releases Chinese edition of its 2009 CSR report More information

8th Oct 2009 'Living wage' identified for Asia More information

8th Oct 2009 Three workers die in Shenzhen sulfuric acid blast More information

7th Oct 2009 Wuliangye comes under regulator's glare More information

7th Oct 2009 Xmas orders bring labour shortages in China export hubs More information

1st Oct 2009 Suntech launches 10 MW utility-scale solar project in China More information

1st Oct 2009 Employment injury prevention program initiated on a trial basis More information

30th Sep 2009 US China Public-Private Partnership to green the supply chain More information

30th Sep 2009 China launches new campaign on food additive abuse More information

30th Sep 2009 Brick mill worker granted medical compensation More information

29th Sep 2009 China's first Voluntary Carbon Standard announced at US-China Low Carbon Conference More information

29th Sep 2009 Symposium ranks top 100 Chinese companies for good CSR practices More information

29th Sep 2009 China eyes emission trading as part of economic development plan More information

29th Sep 2009 China faces colossal bill for a low-carbon economy More information

29th Sep 2009 Beijing publishes its first map of traffic noise More information

29th Sep 2009 ASrIA launch Carbon Disclosure Project 2009 Asia ex-Japan Report More information

29th Sep 2009 Pepsi fined CNY700,000 for commercial bribery More information

29th Sep 2009 Canon (China) releases its first CSR report More information

29th Sep 2009 Water quality in 30 percent of China's major river sections is below par More information

27th Sep 2009 Three Gorges Power Plant among world's top ten renewable energy projects More information

26th Sep 2009 Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau Deputy Commissioner in bribery case with ERM (Shanghai) More information

24th Sep 2009 CSR China to monitor Asian Investments for Norwegian Government Pension Fund More information

24th Sep 2009 An environmental group's success in court against a local government agency may lay the groundwork for legal progress More information

23rd Sep 2009 Hu promises deep carbon cuts More information

23rd Sep 2009 China announces pledge to curb carbon emissions More information

23rd Sep 2009 Towards a new worker-based CSR model: a pilot labour rights training program in China More information

23rd Sep 2009 Wuhan Iron and Steel Corp. releases Social Responsibility Report 2008 More information

22nd Sep 2009 PepsiCo on blacklist of bad foods More information

22nd Sep 2009 Fifteen firms named and shamed for poor sense of social responsibility More information

21st Sep 2009 China's coastal cities suffer from "worker drought" More information

20th Sep 2009 China's first environmental civil case ends in mediation More information

20th Sep 2009 Shanghai Electric boosting capacity More information

18th Sep 2009 Puma releases 2007-8 CSR report and uncovers supply chain labour problems More information

16th Sep 2009 Police detain former worker at Coca-Cola plant in Shanghai More information

15th Sep 2009 The China Greentech Initiative launches first report on China's greentech market potential More information

15th Sep 2009 World Bank publishes report on China's Circular Economy More information

15th Sep 2009 US firm says it will build China's largest solar energy plant More information

14th Sep 2009 Intel workers in Sichuan strike over unequal pay for equal work More information

14th Sep 2009 China to enhance ecological environment compensation mechanism More information

14th Sep 2009 China Mobile Guangxi Company releases first ever CSR report More information

14th Sep 2009 Green credit policy starts in Beijing More information

14th Sep 2009 Local governments keep Chinese public in the dark about pollution More information

12th Sep 2009 Institute warms to carbon tax by 2013 More information

10th Sep 2009 Intel workers in Sichuan strike over unequal pay for equal work More information

2nd Sep 2009 World's largest carbon capture project set for Shanghai

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2nd Sep 2009 Environmental protection output to exceed 1 trillion yuan More information

1st Sep 2009 Beijing kicks off Renewable Resources Recycling Day More information

1st Sep 2009 China Shenhua Energy, the world's second-largest coal miner, announces £24bn ($39.5bn) investment over next four years More information

1st Sep 2009 China bans scrap polysilicon More information

1st Sep 2009 Jiangsu blacklists 44 construction companies for delaying payment of workers' salaries More information

30th Aug 2009 Carbon emission trading to become China's new financial product More information

29th Aug 2009 China moves to address overcapacity in emerging sectors like wind power More information

23rd Aug 2009 Beijing explains why Coke and Pepsi made top polluters list More information

20th Aug 2009 Guizhou Power Grid releases CSR report 2008 More information

20th Aug 2009 Smelter to close fully after poisoning 851 children with lead More information

18th Aug 2009 China forced to halt privatisation of state-owned steel firm More information

17th Aug 2009 ICBC supports innovation on environment and energy conservation More information

16th Aug 2009 Coal mines to merge in new restructuring plan More information

15th Aug 2009 China Development Bank releases 2008 CSR Report More information

9th Aug 2009 TPAIC become first local firm to buy carbon credits More information

5th Aug 2009 China builds wind energy observation network More information

3rd Aug 2009 China suspends two environment bosses for pollution More information

3rd Aug 2009 MEP tightens up on environmental labels for vehicles More information

3rd Aug 2009 Two Shenzhen companies among top ten best employers More information

1st Aug 2009 Central government sets up special department to safeguard rights of migrant workers More information

31st Jul 2009 Government taken to court over pollution More information

31st Jul 2009 China starts shutting down smaller coal plants More information

31st Jul 2009 MEP accused of illegal environmental behaviour More information

31st Jul 2009 PICC Life Insurance Company Limited releases its CSR report 2008 More information

31st Jul 2009 New plan to save energy and reduce emissions in the iron and steel industry More information

30th Jul 2009 Apple to review Foxconn relationship after death jump More information

30th Jul 2009 China channels 1 billion yuan green fund to rural areas More information

28th Jul 2009 Manager beaten to death by protesting steel workers More information

28th Jul 2009 China enacts rules for implementing Food Safety Law More information

28th Jul 2009 Wind farm operators are struggling to earn a profit as lack of wind resources and an insufficient power infrastructure hampers efforts to provide clean energy to the grid More information

28th Jul 2009 Greenpeace report names top three polluters and calls for tax on coal to improve efficiency and encourage switch to renewables More information

28th Jul 2009 New survey indicates that while many environmental beliefs and behaviors are shared across different consumer cultures, others vary widely More information

28th Jul 2009 Government aims to replace incandescent bulbs used in public lighting with new energy-saving ones by end of year More information

28th Jul 2009 Foxconn to pay compensation to family of suicide man More information

28th Jul 2009 Environmental watchdog blacklists eight cities for outdated sulphur removal processes and five power plants for fabricating smoke-gas monitoring data More information

28th Jul 2009 Sichuan fines construction companies for night time noise More information

28th Jul 2009 New report on China's packaging recycling master-plan More information

24th Jul 2009 China's investments in green energy technology are boosting orders for Western power-grid builders like ABB Ltd. as their home markets slump More information

24th Jul 2009 As China's carmakers accelerate development of hybrid and electric vehicles, experts say more attention should be paid to researching energy-saving technologies for conventional vehicles More information

24th Jul 2009 Direction Plan for Textile Industry in China (2009-2011) More information

24th Jul 2009 Oxfam Hong Kong launches the first CSR Guidebook for garment industry More information

23rd Jul 2009 Suntech and China Huadian New Energy Development to develop 500 megawatts of utility-scale and commercial rooftop solar projects More information

23rd Jul 2009 Worker suspected of stealing prototype for fourth generation iPhone commits suicide
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23rd Jul 2009 Manufacturing in China - an analysis of issues impacting today's business environment in China More information

22nd Jul 2009 US and China agrees to research partnership on energy efficient buildings and communities More information

22nd Jul 2009 Home appliance retailer Suning releases first corporate social responsibility report More information

22nd Jul 2009 National auditors express concern over dam project More information

22nd Jul 2009 Cleaner energy from coal mine methane More information

22nd Jul 2009 As labour disputes rise 30 per cent in first half of 2009, courts emphasize stability More information

22nd Jul 2009 China exposes substandard water quality products More information

21st Jul 2009 Irradiated food incident tarnishes image of noodle enterprises More information

20th Jul 2009 Cathay Pacific CSR Report achieves GRI A+ rating

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20th Jul 2009 Chinese clean tech firm targets $350 million fund More information

19th Jul 2009 Chinese companies fail in their charitable obligations More information

18th Jul 2009 Labour issues in China continue to plague Apple and others More information

17th Jul 2009 Going it alone: a new report on the state of the workers' movement in China More information

17th Jul 2009 EU ups pressure on China to agree emissions cuts More information

17th Jul 2009 Generation gap emerges amongst China's rural migrant workers More information

14th Jul 2009 Prompted by government initiatives to reduce dependence on coal many Chinese firms are investing heavily in alternative energy projects
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14th Jul 2009 Port container firm sued for environmental violation More information

13th Jul 2009 Ten Chinese textile companies have jointly released their 2008 corporate social responsibility report More information

9th Jul 2009 Green revolution under way in rural China More information

8th Jul 2009 China has a number of potential sustainable development paths, but none of them will be easy to achieve More information

8th Jul 2009 Trade union officials in Shaanxi seek to suppress new workers' rights group More information

8th Jul 2009 campaign to be launched to protect workers' interests during economic downturn More information

6th Jul 2009 State Grid to invest 15 billion yuan in constructing model wind and solar power production bases in Hebei More information

3rd Jul 2009 Proposals to impose carbon tariffs on imported products will violate the rules of the World Trade Organization as well as the spirit of the Kyoto Protocol says Ministry of Commerce More information

3rd Jul 2009 China is aiming for an installed solar power capacity of 2 gW by 2011, nearly a 15-fold jump from the 140 mW capacity it had at the end of last year More information

3rd Jul 2009 CLB urges Apple to investigate reports of serious management misconduct at China supplier factory More information

2nd Jul 2009 China is planning for an installed nuclear power capacity of 86 gigawatts by 2020, up nearly 10-fold from the 9 gW capacity it had by the end of last year More information

2nd Jul 2009 Xinjiang Region will receive a loan of US$100 million from the ADB for urban living improvements designed to spur sustainable growth and improve the environment More information

2nd Jul 2009 Real-time information about the quality of water available from the country's major rivers will now be available online More information

2nd Jul 2009 Employers to pay employees double if no labor contract More information

2nd Jul 2009 China edges closer to levying an environmental tax on polluters but remains divided over how to introduce it More information

30th Jun 2009 PepsiCo opens first plant to comply with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards More information

30th Jun 2009 12 officials jailed for mine accident that kills 277 in north China More information

30th Jun 2009 Siemens Home Appliances gives ten washing machines to Sichuan's Guixi Junior Middle School More information

30th Jun 2009 Ministry of Environmental Protection releases the English summary of its State of the Environment report More information

25th Jun 2009 Hong Kong aims to introduce a minimum wage by early 2011 to protect low-income groups More information

25th Jun 2009 Environment ministry orderes an ecological assessment for a proposed Yangtze River dam that conservationists fear could threaten hundreds of fish species More information

25th Jun 2009 There is growing evidence that factories are ignoring or evading the new labour law, and that the government is reluctant to enforce it More information

23rd Jun 2009 China Mobile has laid out an aggressive energy blueprint in which it plans to cut electricity consumption per unit revenue by 40 percent before 2010 More information

23rd Jun 2009 China is a key player in the global market for photovoltaic (PV) technology that uses energy from the sun to generate electricity More information

23rd Jun 2009 Telecommunications solution provider creates new position of chief staff health and safety officer
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23rd Jun 2009 Climate change is hitting China's poor the hardest,reveals a new report jointly released by Greenpeace China and Oxfam Hong Kong More information

22nd Jun 2009 China Beijing Environment Exchange and BlueNext sign pact on carbon trade More information

22nd Jun 2009 $10 billion in private funding for projects could put China on track to become a leading market for solar equipment in the next three years More information

22nd Jun 2009 China's potential wind power resources alone are sufficient to meet its entire electricity demand More information

16th Jun 2009 China's 15 year old Consumer Rights Protection Law will soon undergo a major amendment More information

16th Jun 2009 China suspends environmental impact assessments on three hydropower and iron and steel projects More information

16th Jun 2009 Tyco Electronics and Sinosteel Corporation recognized as Golden Bee Corporate Social Responsibility 'Leading Enterprise' More information

16th Jun 2009 Aluminum Corporation of China Limited releases 2008 CSR report More information

16th Jun 2009 China First Heavy Industries fined Y200 000 for illegal environmental activities More information

16th Jun 2009 Ford launches its global driver education program in China, together with partners Changan Ford Mazda Automobile Co and Jiangling Motors More information

14th Jun 2009 Baoshan Iron and Steel Group releases its first social responsibility report More information

14th Jun 2009 US says it will not demand binding carbon cuts from China, instead she will be expected to commit to action on energy efficiency and renewables More information

14th Jun 2009 Yingli Green Energy has signed an agreement to supply US power company Recurrent Energy with crystalline photovoltaic modules through to 2012 More information

9th Jun 2009 Siemens to construct 581-million-yuan wind power equipment plant in Shanghai More information

9th Jun 2009 China to increase its investment to curb rural pollution More information

9th Jun 2009 To meet its commitment to a greener economy, central government has urged all industries to adopt cleaner technologies and reduce greenhouse gas emissions More information

9th Jun 2009 Construction of the second phase of the Sanmen nuclear power plant, China's first third-generation nuclear project, is expected to start at the end of 2011

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9th Jun 2009 China is likely to complete its mandated emission cuts of major pollutants ahead of schedule More information

9th Jun 2009 Industrial Bank of China is named Asia's sustainable bank of the year at FT awards More information

9th Jun 2009 The Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) announces proposals to assist in the inclusion of climate change-related information in annual reports

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9th Jun 2009 How is China doing one year after plastic bag ban? More information

7th Jun 2009 China is planning to introduce more stringent appraisal standards for air quality More information

7th Jun 2009 China says it will strictly monitor the government's economic stimulus package for projects that cause pollution More information

4th Jun 2009 China should try to free itself of excessive dependence on the world energy market and set up a self-reliant energy structure More information

3rd Jun 2009 China calls for developed nations to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2020 from 1990 levels More information

3rd Jun 2009 China is drafting a long-term plan for climate change More information

3rd Jun 2009 China Merchants Bank releases 2008 CSR report More information

3rd Jun 2009 China's wind power installed capacity is expected to exceed 30,000 megawatts by the end of 2010, up from 12,000 mW last year More information

3rd Jun 2009 China's largest coal producer plans to establish the country's first coal and coke futures exchange More information

3rd Jun 2009 Great Wall Motor Company and Bulgaria's Litex Motors in joint venture producing environmentally friendly vehicles More information

3rd Jun 2009 China's new Food Safety Law comes into effect 1 June More information

2nd Jun 2009 China is emerging as fertile ground for green investment, with the government supporting the growth of a green economy More information

1st Jun 2009 Chinese government says labour disputes doubled in 2008 More information

1st Jun 2009 The government has completed a draft of mandatory environmental measures for the increasing number of Chinese companies involved in overseas projects More information

30th May 2009 Apple under fire in Taiwan as labour groups target a supplier of the US computer giant
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29th May 2009 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is in China this week leading a congressional delegation to discuss, among other things, climate change and environmental protections. More information

29th May 2009 Chinese officials have drafted automotive fuel economy standards that are more stringent than those outlined by President Obama for the USA More information

29th May 2009 The China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center is seeking a Program Assistant. More information

29th May 2009 Beijing has halted sales of Xi'an Jahoo's Shenkang Injection because of reports of serious side effects on patients. More information

29th May 2009 U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, promotes common ground with China in the fight to combat global warming More information

28th May 2009 Chinese companies investing abroad will be asked to improve their environmental standards under guidelines drafted by the government, More information

28th May 2009 An interactive seminar on CSR was held by Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in Beijing on Wednesday, May 27, 2009. More information

28th May 2009 Foreign firms complain that China's quest for a domestic clean energy industry is coming at their expense. More information

26th May 2009 China boosts subsidies for car and appliance buyers to stimulate economy and to encourage energy efficiency More information

21st May 2009 Chinese government promotes sustainable development to curb the country's growing rate of carbon emissions More information

21st May 2009 World Bank lends $80m to N China's methane project More information

21st May 2009 Climate negotiations must promote capacity building, not impose quotas More information

21st May 2009 Officials sign up to new clean tech and environmental planning training course More information

20th May 2009 SASAC says releasing CSR reports is part of an enterprise's social responsibility process More information

19th May 2009 Disney is under fire after an under-age worker died in an industrial accident at a south China factory owned by one of its suppliers More information

18th May 2009 BOC releases 2008 Corporate Social Responsibility Report More information

18th May 2009 Baidu in talks with workers on strike over pay More information

14th May 2009 China's environmental watchdog deals another blow to the country's heavy polluters More information

13th May 2009 China National Offshore Oil Corp to invest 20 billion yuan in Zhuhai to build offshore engineering base and gas terminal More information

13th May 2009 International nonprofits have a growing presence in China, but they still face an uphill battle to gain state approval and acceptance More information

12th May 2009 Chongqing to carry out compulsory clean production assessment for 51 companies More information

12th May 2009 Officials commission study into viability of introducing carbon tax as they step up efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions
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12th May 2009 290 llsted companies released CSR reports in 2008 More information

12th May 2009 China's banking sector issues first social responsibility report More information

12th May 2009 Beijing to raise water prices this year in attempt to conserve supplies More information

12th May 2009 Government to provide financial subsidies for high-performance air conditioners and refrigerators More information

12th May 2009 China emerges as leader in cheaper and cleaner coal technology More information

11th May 2009 Chinese government says labour disputes doubled in 2008 More information

11th May 2009 China's NEA aims to revitalise new energy industry More information

11th May 2009 China increases investment on energy conservation and environmental protection More information

11th May 2009 China's largest waste-to-energy system heads for Shenzhen More information

9th May 2009 Tianjin Harbor Stock Company releases its first CSR report More information

8th May 2009 Walmart's optimisation plan highlights dirty tricks used by companies to lay-off employees More information

8th May 2009 Government to release plan to support the country's renewable energy industry More information

7th May 2009 Agricultural Bank of China releases 2008 corporate social responsibility report More information

7th May 2009 CNOOC in 30b yuan coal-to-gas enterprise in Datong, Shanxi province.
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6th May 2009 Recyclable plastic bottles to be launched In China More information

6th May 2009 Eight Chinese ministries work on environmental protection More information

6th May 2009 China sets target for renewable energy consumption of 40 percent of the market by the year 2050 More information

6th May 2009 H&M released its annual CSR report last week More information

4th May 2009 The Danish Embassy in Beijing and a number of Danish companies are to enter an agreement with Vanion, one of China's largest developers More information

1st May 2009 Dongguan factory pays workers 200 yuan bonus to deceive audit inspectors More information

28th Apr 2009 The number of labour disputes in China have soared as laid-off employees seek salaries owed to them by suddenly defunct companies More information

28th Apr 2009 Shanghai Pudong Development Bank releases 2008 CSR report More information

25th Apr 2009 Cities set to jointly fight air pollution More information

22nd Apr 2009 A wave of low-carbon opportunities is sweeping the Chinese mainland, according to a recent report by the Climate Group. More information

22nd Apr 2009 China is trying to clean up its coal habit in an effort to reduce some of its environmental problems. More information

22nd Apr 2009 Global carbon asset developer Camco eyes up China as its major business driver this year More information

22nd Apr 2009 Wal-Mart's reshuffle plan in China is halted as unions step in More information

22nd Apr 2009 Sinopec Fujian involved in labour disputes More information

21st Apr 2009 China will construct five nuclear power plants this year as part of an effort to dramatically expand its nuclear power capacity by 2020 More information

21st Apr 2009 China will boost the use of the hydroelectric resources along the Yangtze River in the coming decades despite increasing opposition More information

21st Apr 2009 China has made remarkable progress in intellectual property rights protection says world official

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21st Apr 2009 Shanghai encourages the purchase of automobiles with low emissions More information

21st Apr 2009 China starts construction of first third-generation pressurized water reactors More information

21st Apr 2009 Shanghai district to pilot carbon credit trading plan More information

17th Apr 2009 Wage gap increases to eleven to one in 2008 More information

9th Apr 2009 Work safety in China has improved in the first quarter this year as the number of work-related accidents and deaths both fell greatly from the same period last year More information

9th Apr 2009 China's biggest coal producer plans to launch the country's first carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Inner Mongolia

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9th Apr 2009 Hydropower plant approved by the United Nations to sell carbon credits
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9th Apr 2009 The State Council in early March released long-awaited rules governing the recycling and disposal of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) More information

8th Apr 2009 US could be ray of hope for troubled solar sector More information

8th Apr 2009 New investment in clean energy fell 53 percent in the first quarter of this year compared with the same period last year More information

7th Apr 2009 Beijing exposes five substandard food products More information

3rd Apr 2009 Asia's first offshore wind power generator installed in East China Sea More information

3rd Apr 2009 GRI launches new programme for transparency in supply chain More information

3rd Apr 2009 HP, Lenovo and Dell get an e-waste penalty point in Greenpeace guide More information

3rd Apr 2009 Bank of China to lend NW ethnic region 60 billion yuan for energy infrastructure More information

3rd Apr 2009 China to strengthen protection of IPR More information

3rd Apr 2009 Environmental resources exchange opens in central China More information

2nd Apr 2009 SAIC to initiate special campaign on plastic bags More information

2nd Apr 2009 Tangshan Iron and Steel releases Social Responsibility Report 2008 More information

31st Mar 2009 China will continue to invest in large windfarms despite insufficient electricity demand amid economic downturn More information

31st Mar 2009 5.8% of migrant workers suffer wage arrears More information

31st Mar 2009 The way forward for trade unions and workers in China: a new research report from CLB More information

31st Mar 2009 New report focuses on failures of China's environmental regulation More information

31st Mar 2009 Green energy projects increase More information

31st Mar 2009 China passes 500 mark for U.N. clean energy projects More information

30th Mar 2009 Top Chinese state think tank proposes global greenhouse gas trading plan to reflect the different historic emissions of rich and poor nations More information

30th Mar 2009 Playing with labour rights: music player and game console manufacturing in China More information

30th Mar 2009 E-waste industry proving difficult to monitor
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30th Mar 2009 Official warns of tougher environmental monitoring in 2009 More information

27th Mar 2009 Urumqi exposes 17 construction companies for wage arrears More information

27th Mar 2009 China makes additional investment in pollution control in Songhua River Basin


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26th Mar 2009 Migrants' job situation in cities better than expected More information

26th Mar 2009 How clean are Hong Kong's clothes? Oxfam HK releases Transparency Report II on 26 Hong Kong garment companies More information

26th Mar 2009 Changzhou Mobile releases CSR report More information

26th Mar 2009 Fortune China releases CSR Report 2009
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24th Mar 2009 AmCham Shanghai and the Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation present scholarships to 60 medical students More information

24th Mar 2009 Shanghai Bell issues its first corporate social responsibility report More information

24th Mar 2009 China says 60,000 alternative-energy vehicles to hit roads by 2012 More information

24th Mar 2009 Low carbon economy helps tackle financial crisis, climate change More information

23rd Mar 2009 China should act now to reexamine the policies for millions of migrant workers who are unemployed due to the economic crisis, said a leading policy maker.

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23rd Mar 2009 ZTE becomes a member of UN Global Compact More information

23rd Mar 2009 First plug-in petrol-­electric hybrid car now on sale More information

22nd Mar 2009 Datang Releases CSR Report 2008

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20th Mar 2009 Electronic products recycling supermarket opens in China
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19th Mar 2009 Countries that buy Chinese goods should be held responsible for the carbon dioxide emitted by the factories that make them in any global plan to reduce greenhouse gases says official More information

18th Mar 2009 Official pledges no change to Labour Contract Law More information

18th Mar 2009 ASTM has published its latest revision to F963, Consumer Safety Specification for Toy Safety. The 2008 version of the standard contains revised sections on ingestion of magnetic components, impaction hazards, acoustics, flammability amongst others
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15th Mar 2009 Hunan auto workers successfully claim wages in arrears More information

15th Mar 2009 Renewable energy sector gets a big push More information

11th Mar 2009 China made progress in reducing its energy use last year says government report More information

11th Mar 2009 China will continue its drive toward energy conservation, emissions reduction and environmental protection as consumption falls More information

11th Mar 2009 Beijing's trash heaps keep growing More information

11th Mar 2009 Supply chain report reveals need to improve supplier awareness of business threats from climate change More information

11th Mar 2009 Risk management essential for China's food safety says report More information

11th Mar 2009 McKinsey maps out China's options for going green More information

11th Mar 2009 Clean Energy Trends 2009 More information

10th Mar 2009 Finland to buy CO2 emissions from Chinese biogas project More information

4th Mar 2009 China adopts Food Safety Law More information

4th Mar 2009 Denmark finds toys with excess lead levels in RoHS enforcement sweep More information

4th Mar 2009 Illinois approved the Lead Content Labeling Act More information

4th Mar 2009 Climate Risk Profiles Released for Top Companies More information

4th Mar 2009 New research reveals increasing impact of climate change on investment decisions More information

4th Mar 2009 Chinese Academy of Sciences releases 2009 China's Sustainable Development Strategy Report More information

4th Mar 2009 Red card polluters face credit crunch More information

25th Feb 2009 Illegal brickyard operator sentenced to just 18 months in prison after elderly worker dies More information

25th Feb 2009 Lenovo to offer support services to redundant workers More information

25th Feb 2009 Forced leave will cost Beijing enterprises $82 a month per employee More information

25th Feb 2009 Unions initiate programme for migrant workers More information

25th Feb 2009 Five key regions have been designated for environmental evaluation to promote both industrial development and environmental protection
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25th Feb 2009 China's environmental problems remain serious says minister More information

25th Feb 2009 The current tough economic climate will be a key test of a brands commitment to sustainability More information

24th Feb 2009 Helping small companies go green in order to remain afloat More information

24th Feb 2009 Solar thermal power station to be built in Beijing More information

24th Feb 2009 China plans for economic recovery by expanding energy output More information

24th Feb 2009 74 killed in coal mine explosion More information

23rd Feb 2009 Firms display greater responsibility as more publish CSR reports says survey More information

23rd Feb 2009 Survey says 27 pct of foreign firms cutting China jobs More information

20th Feb 2009 Tech coalition launches sweatshop probe More information

20th Feb 2009 High Tech Misery in China. The dehumanization of young workers producing our computer keyboards More information

19th Feb 2009 Shenzhen to build 10 BOT waste water processing plants More information

19th Feb 2009 DuPont named Most Responsible Company in China More information

19th Feb 2009 Clean-burning hydrocarbon fuel to be used to power Shanghai's buses More information

19th Feb 2009 Environmental protection will be given utmost importance while constructing the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge More information

19th Feb 2009 Call for establishment of food safety checking centre in Guangdong More information

19th Feb 2009 BMW China releases its 2008 CSR report More information

19th Feb 2009 More than 2,400 factories close or suspend work amid economic downturn More information

19th Feb 2009 Lantern Festival fireworks worsen Beijing's air quality More information

19th Feb 2009 ZTC owes employees CNY 2.76m in back pay More information

19th Feb 2009 Companies to give government 30 days notice of layoffs More information

19th Feb 2009 Shanghai to build Asia's largest household garbage transfer system More information

19th Feb 2009 Pew Center and Asia Society issue roadmap for accelerated US - China collaboration on climate change More information

19th Feb 2009 China's First Ecological Compensation Trade Licensed More information

19th Feb 2009 China urged to cut use of nitrogen fertilisers More information

19th Feb 2009 Ecos joins China-U.S. Energy Efficiency Alliance More information

19th Feb 2009 Alcoa forms strategic cooperation agreement with Henan Province on aluminum projects More information

19th Feb 2009 Novozymes and Chinese partner COFCO enter a new partnership with the major Chinese oil and energy company Sinopec to develop bioethanol from agricultural waste. More information

19th Feb 2009 Siemens to invest additional EUR150 million in China to expand production capacity for alternative energy More information

19th Feb 2009 Shenlong Company praised for outstanding contribution in fulfilling their social responsibilities More information

19th Feb 2009 Senior Chinese legislator wants more jobs for women More information

19th Feb 2009 ACFTU plans for 2009 and union vigilance against hostile forces More information

18th Feb 2009 China Mobile releases 2008 CSR Report More information

18th Feb 2009 Hunming Province to implement environmental pollution liability insurance More information

9th Feb 2009 Union to participate in Intel China factory relocation More information

5th Feb 2009 Jiangxi to build waste power generation plant More information

5th Feb 2009 Shandong is taking a proactive role in integrating CSR into its appraisal of famous brands. More information

5th Feb 2009 Leading Perspectives on CSR in China : CSR in the financial crisis, environmental protection and water management in supply chains. More information

5th Feb 2009 Chinese Academy of Sciences launches an initiative to boost the development of solar energy technology More information

5th Feb 2009 China to phase out incandescent lamps and promote green lighting to save energy More information

5th Feb 2009 HSBC China CSR Report 2008 More information

5th Feb 2009 Inspectors told to pay particular attention to corruption involving food and drug safety

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5th Feb 2009 Government to subsidise clean-energy vehicles for public fleets in 13 cities to help the automobile industry develop green technology More information

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