As China expands its global economic reach, its focus and impact on climate issues is increasing, domestically and abroad.

To help policymakers, investors and industry analysts make informed decisions, CPI produces a range of research and analysis on the state of climate finance related to China, from domestic green fiscal policy to international capital fundraising and investment.

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The State of Global Air Quality Funding 2022

The only global snapshot of projects funded by donor governments and philanthropic organizations to tackle air pollution. The report identifies gaps in funding and opportunities for strategic investment and collaboration that can deliver clean air for all.


Podcast: Vikram Widge speaks to Paulson Institute's The Green Team

In this podcast, Vikram Widge, our Senior Advisor shares his thoughts on climate finance, expectations for China’s national carbon market, the role of private sector green finance, and the trajectory of green finance development.


Scaling Climate Finance in China

Recent developments indicate that China is taking serious steps to meet its climate ambition, with finance playing a center role.


The Potential for Scaling Climate Finance in China / 中国扩大气候金融规模的潜力

This report provides an overview of the potential for climate finance, green finance and innovative finance to accelerate China’s decarbonization and support its transition to a green economy.


Green Banking in China – Emerging Trends / 中国绿色银行业——新兴趋势

This report provides an overview of the development of green banking practices in China, identifying major policies and practices, performance to date, as well as barriers to further


China Green Bonds: the state and effectiveness of the market

To better understand China’s green bond market, Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) and the International Institute of Green Finance (IIGF) conducted extensive primary data research to track bond issuances, their use of proceeds and their environmental and climate impacts.

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