A woman wearing a protective pollution mask rides a bicycle in Beijing on March 20, 2017, when the last large coal-fired power plant in the city suspended operations. China’s real estate companies are now coming together to green their supply chains. Photo: AFP A woman wearing a protective pollution mask rides a bicycle in Beijing on March 20, 2017, when the last large coal-fired power plant in the city suspended operations. China’s real estate companies are now coming together to green their supply chains. Photo: AFP
A woman wearing a protective pollution mask rides a bicycle in Beijing on March 20, 2017, when the last large coal-fired power plant in the city suspended operations. China’s real estate companies are now coming together to green their supply chains. Photo: AFP
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How China’s fight against climate change is finding allies in the business sector

  • Wang Shi says China’s booming private sector has been upping its role in the fight against climate change, with the real estate industry making some pioneering moves

A woman wearing a protective pollution mask rides a bicycle in Beijing on March 20, 2017, when the last large coal-fired power plant in the city suspended operations. China’s real estate companies are now coming together to green their supply chains. Photo: AFP A woman wearing a protective pollution mask rides a bicycle in Beijing on March 20, 2017, when the last large coal-fired power plant in the city suspended operations. China’s real estate companies are now coming together to green their supply chains. Photo: AFP
A woman wearing a protective pollution mask rides a bicycle in Beijing on March 20, 2017, when the last large coal-fired power plant in the city suspended operations. China’s real estate companies are now coming together to green their supply chains. Photo: AFP
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Wang Shi

Wang Shi

Wang Shi founded Vanke in 1984 and led it to become the world’s largest residential home developer and a Fortune 500 company. He now sits on the board of the World Wildlife Fund US and the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council, with a focus on forests, biodiversity and climate change.