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1 - Topic of the Month

Materiality Analysis of CSR Reports by CSI 100 Components released in Beijing
SynTao
The research chose CSI 100 components updated in December 2016 as sample and used Material and Quantitative Indicators (MQI) Guidelines of different sectors developed by SynTao to evaluate 85 CSR reports included in this research. Read More

2-Monthly News Selection
Policies

China issues guidelines to promote sharing economy (Xinhua: 3 July 2017)
The government will encourage innovation in sharing while regulating the sector in a tolerant and prudent manner. More sophisticated regulations will govern different sharing sectors, reduce barriers to market entry and guard against risk.

Green tax coordination agreed by Chinese ministries (gbtimes: 31 July 2017)
China's State Administrationof Taxation (SAT) and Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) have signed an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) in order to build an effective coordination mechanism on the upcoming collection of green taxes.

Green Bonds
Yiwu successfully issued the first county-level municipal green perpetual bond in China (Yiwu Municipality: 11 July)
The notes issued this time belong to the first batch of green perpetual bonds successfully issued by a county-level city in China and the first batch of green bonds issued by a state-owned enterprise in Zhejiang.

China Longyuan Power: completion of issuance of green corporate bonds (4-Traders: 31 July 2017)
China Longyuan power has completed the issuance on 28 July 2017. The bonds were fixed interest rate bonds with a term of seven years and the actual issuance size of the bonds was RMB 3 billion.

Corporations
Chinese involvement in Brazilian coal power sector causes concern (Chinadialogue: 10 July 2017)
While China moves forward with its national policy to reduce coal consumption and increase generation of electricity from renewable sources, Chinese banks and contractors specializing in coal-fired power are looking abroad to develop energy projects, including in Brazil.

China pollution regulators slam metals giant Minmetals for violations (Reuters: 1 Aug 2017)
Chinese inspectors have accused subsidiaries of state-owned China Minmetals Group of repeatedly violating pollution rules in the major rice-growing province of Hunan, part of a drive by Beijing to force corporate offenders to toe the line.

Trends

Asian banks are world’s biggest investors in fossil fuels, study finds (ECO-Business: 10 July 2017)
Global banks continue to pump billions into the fossil fuel sector, despite making commitments to the Paris Agreement on climate change. Asian banks are the biggest financiers, supporting some of the most environmentally destructive firms, a report has found.

Asian countries are warned of climate catastrophe (Financial Times: 14 July 2017)
According to research of the Asian Development Bank, the Asian countries will become one of the areas most affected by climate change, extreme weather patterns, and floods. The report uses existing data and new models to predict the next few decades, and attempts to estimate the impact of climate change on people and finance in Asia.

Can Asia truly go coal-free? (ECO-Business: 17 July 2017)
Southeast Asia’s continued reliance on coal power presents many challenges, but evidence showed that the region can support renewable energy growth by developing renewable energy technologies through effective policies.

3-Reports of the Month

In the Red: An Assessment of Bank Policies for Financing Pulp and Paper

The Environmental Paper Network (EPN) July 2017

Green Finance Progress Report

UN Environment July 2017

This assessment reveals that the banks most deeply involved in the pulp and paper sector do not have policies that are fit for purpose to avoid financing projects and companies that cause environmental and social harm.

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The report shows the G20 and other countries have taken huge strides over the last year towards mobilizing public resources and private capital needed to make sustainable development and climate action a reality.

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Incorporating Responsible Investment Requirements into Private Equity Fund Terms

PRI July 2017

The Carbon Majors Database: CDP Carbon Majors Report 2017

CDP July 2017

The guidance identifies current and emerging best practice, as well as potential constraints, and offers practicable options to LPs and GPs that are considering how they might incorporate responsible investment into fund terms.

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This report looks at industrial carbon dioxide and methane emissions deriving from fossil fuel producers in the past, present, and future, aimed at investors wishing to better understand the amount of carbon associated with their fossil fuel holdings.

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CONTENT

1- Topic of the Month
2- Monthly News Selection
3- Reports of the Month

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China Social Investment Forum

The Fourth China SIF Annual Conference Focuses on the Role of Investors in the Green Finance Wave
The Fourth China Social Investment Forum (China SIF) Annual Conference“Catching the Green Finance Wave: the role of investors”was held in Beijing on December 6, 2016. Participants had deep conversations on topics of establishing China's green investor network, green bond market development, green investment practices and green investment of insurance companies, etc. Read More

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