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Human Rights Action Plan of China (2021-2025)

China Current 2021
Issuer name

The State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China

More information

China will make environmental information more transparent and effectively guarantee people’s right to be informed.   – Strengthening government information release. Eco-environmental protection departments will disclose timely eco-environmental information to the public through government websites, press briefings, media and other means that are convenient for the public.   – Improving law-based disclosure of corporate information. The state will formulate regulatory measures for and promote the reform of law-based disclosure of environmental information, and clarify the responsibility for and content of mandatory disclosure. The forms of disclosure will be improved and major environmental information will be released in a timely manner. Relevant departments will standardize environmental information disclosure by listed companies and bond issuing enterprises in accordance with the law, strengthen the sector-specific management of mandatory environmental information disclosure, and establish a mechanism for sharing environmental information.

Organizations covered by the instrument

Large private and listed companies

Target organization notes

Listed companies






Asia Pacific

Date of publication


Issuer type

Governments (governmental department, agency)

Reporting requirements

Other e.g. action plan, strategy, programme, voluntary initiative

The geographical scope


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