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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. ...

  2. Everbright seeks more environmental projects

    Posted Mar 29th 2006, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... this year to expand its environmental protection business. 'We would use $1 billion both to acquire and to expand our current environmental protection projects this year. We've already ... the company had experienced rapid growth in environmental protection business due to increased awareness of the ecological environment and the quick development in this area with support from ...

  3. Costs of environmental damage would halve growth rate: expert

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the US Environmental Protection Agency, said it was vital for China to adopt green GDP measurements. 'One of the very fundamental principles of management and good business is that what ... Robin Kwong More than half of China's annual gross domestic product growth would be wiped off the books if the full costs of environmental degradation were taken into account, ...

  4. Environmental role that can make a difference

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Jolene Otremba

    ... Jolene Otremba This job is for someone who is passionate about environmental, health and safety issues and who has high ethical standards. Fortune Brands, a consumer brands company with market positions in home and hardware, golf and wine and spirits products, is looking for someone to fill a dual role as an environmental, health and safety manager and a global citizenship ...

  5. Taxes boost environmental credibility, analysts say

    Posted Mar 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... capacities, an important part of promoting energy efficiency and environmental protection.' Professor An said the policies might not affect the behaviour of the 'very rich' and would ...

  6. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Billionaire Wu Qiang looks for a safe base abroad to protect his business

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... and downs is forcing Wu to consider moving abroad, where he hopes his business interests will be better protected. Why did you choose to set up your own business in 1999 when you were 24? ... environmental standards, and we've benefited from the nation's closure of small and polluting cement factories. The more small plants that are shut down, the more businesses comes our way. ...

  7. Protect buyers in Hong Kong but don't mollycoddle them

    Posted Dec 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of form-filling and even tape-recorded interviews. It seemed to me that, after the public outcry over banks' methods of selling investment products, we might have gone too far in protecting bank customers. That is certainly not the case where the property market is concerned. Many people believe that buyers in Hong Kong need more protection from misleading information from sellers. But how ...

  8. MTR 'let off lightly' for tree-felling

    Posted Sep 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The fine was the first secured by the Environmental Protection Department for carrying out work without a permit. Dr Cheng Luk-ki, of the environmental group Green Power, argued that the fine ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com A green group criticised as too lenient the HK$15,000 fine levied on the MTR Corporation yesterday for clearing 34 trees in a protected wildlife area near ...

  9. Securities reform aims at investor protection

    Posted Aug 26th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Sweeping reform aimed at improving investor protection will be unveiled in a public consultation paper to be released by the Securities and Futures Commission next week. Heading ... reviewed similar rules in Britain, Singapore and Australia, and the proposals are aimed at enhancing investor protection.' Industry practitioners and the public will be invited to express ...

  10. Beijing's protective arms

    Posted Jan 16th 2007, 12:00am by Steven Xu

    ... based on massive investment and exports appears increasingly unsustainable. Apart from the extensive environmental destruction and increasing resentment among trade partners this engenders, ...




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