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Many of China’s most pressing domestic policies align with the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. But for most businesses, directly addressing the SDGs is unchartered territory.(Research Report, July 2018)
Window On Trade Disputes
July 25, 2018 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]
As US trade policy measures and retaliations by other countries are taking effect, what are the most important impacts on the economy and business? In this revisit of trade disputes, we’ll focus on the US-China conflict, and also look at the broader, global landscape. CPE credit available
Conscious Leadership Part III
September 06, 2018 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 01:00 PM UTC [13:00]
Join this three-part series as Gina Hayden, author and co-founder of The Global Center for Conscious Leadership, takes us through the concept of conscious leadership. Part 3 will focus on business as a force for good. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available
China’s new pollution tax – a breath of fresh air for MNCs, but with important risks to monitor
China’s new Environmental Protection Tax Law (EPT Law) came into effect on January 1. It replaces the old Pollutant Discharge Fees System. Taxation could increase, as more headroom for localities allows to set higher tax rates. Some leveling of the playing field is possible, as non-compliance and tax evasion are addressed. Supply chain costs may be impacted. (China Center Blog, July 2018)
All Signs Point to Much Stronger Environmental Protection in China
Last winter’s air pollution control plan in the larger Beijing area was unprecedented both in scale and intensity. The action plan was part of a much broader, central government-led effort to tackle China’s pervasive air pollution problem and significantly ramp up environmental protection efforts in general. It is highly unlikely at this point that the government will backtrack on this issue, given the long-term economic and political ramifications of doing so. (China Center Blog, June 2018)
Will China out-innovate its global competitors?
While China is poised to become an innovation challenger, will it out-innovate its global competitors? Our research finds that compared to the U.S., twice as many CEOs in China say they have an actual process in place for measuring innovation. (China Center Blog, May 2018)