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The first six months of 2020 BRI investments show highest share of renewable energy investment, amid a 50% decline in total BRI investments You can download the full brief here Overall BRI investment trends New data released by the American Enterprise Institute show that most countries of the Belt and…

1. The importance of relations between green finance and stimulus packages in concept and historically Green finance policies and economic stimulus packages overlap at a number of levels. In an era where the global community faces both the immediate economic consequences of Covid-19 as well as the urgent need to…

The importance of relations between green finance and stimulus packages in concept and historically Green finance policies and economic stimulus packages overlap at a number of levels. In an era where the global community faces both the immediate economic consequences of Covid-19 as well as the urgent need to transition…

Starting on May 21, 2020 and ending on May 28, 2020, China held its National People’s Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Congress (CPPCC) – commonly known as the „two sessions“ or 两会 (Liang Hui). The two sessions were clearly influenced by the Covid19 outbreak: the sessions had…

This is a re-print of the original article on Caixin International. It is a response to our previous article on Caixin News, where we elaborated on the possibilities of China becoming a sustainability leader in 2020. While the effects of the coronavirus continue to ricochet across the globe, some parts…

The good news is that the number of newly infected cases of the new coronavirus 2019-nCov has been stabilizing. However, the fear of economic fallouts from the coronavirus 2019-nCov have become ever louder. In a previous piece, we argued that if the SARS outbreak of 2003 is used as a…

For the Chinese version, click here – 中文的文章在这儿。 Since the beginning of 2020, China is engaging in a delicate balancing act: on the one hand, it is fighting the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) by limiting movement of people (e.g. suspension of many intercity bus services), minimizing congregations of people…