China

Online Directory of Chinese CSR Reports Launched – Globethics.net and SynTao – February 26, 2016

On February 26, 2016 Globethics.net and the Beijing-based sustainability consultancy SynTao announced the launch of an English-language online directory of Chinese CSR reports.  The directory contains 6,000 CSR reports of Chinese companies – listed and unlisted. According to a press release issued by GLobalethics.net, “(t)he English version of the CSR Directory was made possible thanks […]

“China’s Idled Wind Turbines Rise in 2015 After Record Installs” – Bloomberg – February 3, 2016

On February 3, 2016 Bloomberg reported that “China’s wind turbines sitting idle more than doubled to 15 percent in 2015 after record installations of 33 gigawatts, triple France’s entire capacity of the clean resource.  Also, “(i)dled power generation increased 69 percent from a year ago to 33.9 billion kilowatt-hours, according to data from the National Energy Administration.” You […]