Focus Group News

Sustainable Business Focus Group Quarterly Update – Q1 2016

Posted on Friday, 13 May 2016

In March this year the environment minister Chen Jining described reforms to make environmental enforcement and monitoring agencies at the city/county level report directly to provincial environmental protection departments rather than local governments.

Sustainable Business Focus Group Quarterly Update – Q4 2015

Posted on Thursday, 03 March 2016

In the last quarter of 2015, a significant development in the area of sustainability saw key agreements made at the Paris Climate Change G20 meeting.

Sustainable Business Focus Group Quarterly Update – Q3 2015

Posted on Tuesday, 10 November 2015

UK and China: a golden age for sustainability?

Sustainable Business Focus Group Quarterly Update - Q2 2015

Posted on Friday, 31 July 2015

In the run-up to Paris: is China ready to lead?

Sustainable Business Focus Group Quarterly Update - Q4 2014

Posted on Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Building trust, avoiding risk: How environmental performance is more and more important in China.

Sustainable Business Focus Group Quarterly Update - Q3 2014

Posted on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Chinese factories can make everything - including mistakes. Local suppliers have a reputation for making ethical mistakes relating to HR procedures, equal opportunity recognition, and health & safety incidents.

Sustainable Business Focus Group Quarterly Update - Q2 2014

Posted on Monday, 23 June 2014

How can China meet its 2015 energy targets? - Climate change concerns are driving sustainable business

Sustainable Business Focus Group Quarterly Update - Q1 2014

Posted on Thursday, 20 February 2014

2014 presents greater challenges to both domestic and foreign companies in China. Aside from increasing production costs across the board, over-capacity in certain industrial sectors; ever stricter compliance and business administration regulations; higher environmental standards; more active and mature social forces, all contribute to the increasingly difficult environment.