The GIZ research project on climate and environment risk disclosures was officially launched on 15 June. The Chief Scientist Dr LI Yinpeng from New Zealand CLIMsystems joined the launch ceremony online together with international experts from the US, the UK, and China.
The GIZ research project of climate and environment risk disclosures was officially launched on 15 June. The Chief Scientist Dr. Li Yinpeng from CLIMsystems of New Zealand together with international experts from American BSI and British BSI, as well as national experts from Beijing Normal University, China Academy of Sciences and other institutes attended the launch ceremony online.
This research project intends to support China in developing its Environmental Disclosure Law, pushing forward the disclosure of information about companies regarding their climate, environmental, social, and treatment risks.
The specific goals are as follows:
- To establish a guidance document for the exchange of methods on climate and environmental risk disclosures.
- To raise awareness of climate and environmental risk disclosure and related international and national best practice.
- To build capacities in Jiangsu on climate and environmental risk disclosures.
- To pilot the guidance document through a train-the-trainers workshop on climate and environmental disclosures for selected enterprises in Jiangsu.
The project results include the guidebook and training curriculum on climate and environmental risk disclosure, the policy recommendations for the Jiangsu government concerning climate and environmental, social and treatment risks disclosure, as well as the scenario of its wider application in China in the next few years.