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Guidelines on Environmental Protection in Foreign Investment and Corruption

China Current 2013

This Guideline is established to further regulate environmental protection practices in enterprises' foreign investment and cooperation, manage environmental risk, fulfil social responsibility in environmental protection, and to support the sustainable development of host countries.

Issuer name

Chinese Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of Environmental Protection

Government ministry

Environment

More information

In February 2013, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of Environmental Protection released their ‘’Guidelines on Environmental Protection in Foreign Investment and Corruption’ – calling on its companies to address environmental protection, community relations and other considerations in investments overseas. The guidelines are non-binding but provide a new means for communities affected by Chinese investments to hold Chinese companies to account

Reporting resources

True

Organizations covered by the instrument

All Companies

Target organization notes

Chinese enterprises in foreign investment and cooperation activities

Industry scope

All/none specified

Disclosure venue

NA

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

All

ESG coverage- Eco (Economic & General)

Trade and Investment

Status

Current

Country

China

Region

Asia Pacific

Date of publication

2013

Issuer type

Governments (governmental department, agency)

Reporting requirements

Guidelines and standards for non-financial reporting

Mandatory or voluntary

Voluntary

The geographical scope

International/regional (EU)

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