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  1. Stock exchange urged to push environmental protection

    Posted May 08th 2006, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The stock exchange should encourage local companies to embrace environmental protection and social responsibility, says Philips Electronics Asia-Pacific chief executive Andreas ... governance and environmental protection practices. 'These stocks tend to be able to achieve good profitability for the long term,' chief executive Peter Crewe said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/547911/stock-exchange-urged-push-environmental-protection
  2. Hang Seng to launch new series of indices

    Posted Jul 08th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The Hang Seng Indexes Company has introduced a new series to trace the performance of stocks which promote environmental protection and good corporate governance. The Hang Seng ... will be assessed by an independent advisory firm on their level of environmental protection measures and corporate governance. The indices will be launched on July 26. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/719159/hang-seng-launch-new-series-indices
  3. Everbright seeks $336m from share sale

    Posted Apr 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to fund the expansion of its environmental-protection operations. The company placed 510 million existing shares at 66 cents each- representing a 9.59 per cent discount to its Tuesday closing ... environmental-protection business on the mainland. Last month, the red chip's chief executive, Chen Xiaoping, said: 'We would use $1 billion to acquire and to expand our environmental-protection projects ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/546410/everbright-seeks-336m-share-sale
  4. Party petitions HSBC over charges

    Posted Aug 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the bank was using environmental protection as an excuse to 'grab money' and the move was unfair to those without easy access to HSBC's online service. The party also plans ... signatures in the morning. Spokeswoman Christine Fong Kwok-shan said: 'We are not against environmental protection. But we are against the bank using it as an excuse to make money. 'If ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690852/party-petitions-hsbc-over-charges
  5. Lack of resources to police a polluter-pays policy

    Posted Aug 27th 2005, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... fiscal policies to encourage environmental protection, but new taxes now would present practical difficulties and it lacked the necessary expertise and manpower to introduce them. He told Xinhua ... the priority now was for China to 'perfect the current tax system [and] put forward and implement tax policies' that would help encourage energy conservation and environmental protection ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/513729/lack-resources-police-polluter-pays-policy
  6. Three share sales to defy volatility

    Posted Dec 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... (Sinoma), Pan Asia Environmental Protection Group and Pacific Online planning to raise a total of US$900 million. Sinoma, the country's largest cement equipment and engineering services firm, ... trading on December 20. Pan Asia, an environmental protection engineering project contractor, plans to raise up to HK$600 million by selling 200 million shares at an offer price of HK$2.4 to HK$3 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/618073/three-share-sales-defy-volatility
  7. Plastic bags tax backed by over half in study

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... by the Democratic Party, 355 agreed to the introduction of a tax on the bags. A total of 267 interviewees believed taxation could increase public awareness of environmental protection. More than 60 per cent ... enough to impose such a tax,' he said. 'We hope such a tax could be used to facilitate environmental protection. The government might hope a tax could bring in more income ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/498115/plastic-bags-tax-backed-over-half-study
  8. Toxic fallout

    Posted Jul 30th 2010, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... for environmental protection. Between 4pm on July 3 and 2.30pm the following day, 9,100 cubic metres of waste water (nearly four Olympic-sized swimming pools) spewed from a blown-out tank at its copper ... of environmental protection and corporate social responsibility. Zijin's scandalous behaviour is not unusual on the mainland. Well-connected companies often ignore environmental and safety rules. How ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/720882/toxic-fallout
  9. Insurers push coverage against environmental damage

    Posted Apr 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Russek said. The State Environmental Protection Administration (Sepa) in February introduced a 'green insurance system' requiring industrial companies to buy insurance against potential ... of Sepa to ministry level, creating the Ministry of Environmental Protection. Damage control Insurers see the market helped by tougher policies against pollution The claims limit on pollution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632565/insurers-push-coverage-against-environmental-damage
  10. Nuclear giant wins approval for I.P.O.

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the Environmental Protection Ministry to launch an initial public offering on the domestic stock market. The green light for an IPO by the nation's largest developer of atomic energy came just one week ... According to the report it submitted to the Ministry of Environmental Protection, National Nuclear will use the IPO proceeds to fund 174 billion yuan in projects based in Zhejiang, Fujian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1003277/nuclear-giant-wins-approval-ipo

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