China Environment

[OFF-SITE EVENT] Scaling China’s Waste Mountains: Governance Reforms to Rein in Solid and Hazardous Waste

This joint event will be held at the Environmental Law Institute (1730 M Street NW, Suite 700).

Water @ Wilson: 50 Years of Water, Conflict, and Cooperation

 

50 Years of Water at Wilson: Water, Conflict, and Cooperation (Part 1 of 2)

 

China’s Supply Chain Challenge – From Timber to Minerals

As the world’s factory, China’s international supply footprint for extractive raw materials is expansive and growing, from timber to minerals, such as copper, and cobalt. However, China’s domestic policies don’t adequately regulate Chinese outbound investments and Chinese industry has few incentives to green their supply chains or monitor the social impacts. In countries such as Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, illegal and environmentally unsustainable logging practices have been driven by the overwhelming demand for timber from China and other countries.

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