Focus topics


Order from Europe: China sites are to save CO2

Decarbonization is the order of the day – and that also applies to European companies in China. They are under pressure from their headquarters: Most large companies have set group-wide emissions targets, and their China sites are not expected to jeopardize them. As a result, they must rapidly reduce their emissions of harmful gasses in a more challenging environment than in the EU, for example. “The timeline is set by headquarters, not by China,” says Joerg Wuttke, President of the EU Chamber of Commerce in China (EUCCC). That pleases local cadres, he says, because they can present the successes of foreign companies as an example to Chinese state-owned enterprises.

Continue reading now

Get 30 days of free access to the Decision Brief to read these and more quality news every day.

Are you already a guest at the China.Table? Log in now

Related

    Climate change ‘major risk for China’s modernization’
    Zero-Covid destroys trust
    Leading the world with key laboratories
    The US courts China – while the EU pouts