China ESG - Weekly news update: U.K., China Have Chance of Reaching the Paris Climate Goals

Opinion: U.K., China Have Chance of Reaching the Paris Climate Goals

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) is broadening its ESG and climate related analysis to cover China and other Asian markets. According to David Schwimmer, CEO of LSEG, investors use the ESG data and analysis of LSEG when making decisions about allocating capital to the Chinese market. LSEG has enhanced the level of climate reporting data that it provides on China A, B and H shares and now covers over 1800 securities in the market.

Source: Caixin Media

China Sketches Out Rules for Green Finance

China has released guidelines on investment and financing activities surrounding climate change, marking another step for the government in gearing up the country’s financial sector to embrace a green future.

The guidelines — jointly published by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, the National Development and Reform Commission, the People’s Bank of China, the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission and the China Securities Regulatory Commission — specified how relevant entities should come up with policies and measures, and how domestic and overseas investment should be encouraged to enter the sector.

Source: Caixin Media

Schroders to link up with China's Lufax for fund advisory JV

The U.K. asset manager Schroders is in discussions with Shanghai Lujiazui International Financial Asset Exchange, or Lufax, to establish a joint venture in China dedicated to providing investment advisory service to Chinese investors, multiple sources with knowledge of the matter tell Ignites Asia. Schroders could become only the second global manager to enter China’s investment fund advisory industry after securing a tie-up with one of the country's largest online wealth management platforms with the aim of entering the space.

Source: Ignites Asia

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