China’s new International Research Centre of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals promises to share data with other countries as Beijing has introduced a more stringent data governance regime at home. Photo: Shutterstock
China’s new International Research Centre of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals promises to share data with other countries as Beijing has introduced a more stringent data governance regime at home. Photo: Shutterstock

China opens big data centre in support of UN’s Sustainable Development Goals while Beijing clamps down on data at home

  • A big data research centre announced last year has launched with the aim of supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals
  • While supporting Beijing’s push for carbon neutrality, the new centre’s promise for data sharing is clouded by the government’s clampdown on data at home

China’s new International Research Centre of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals promises to share data with other countries as Beijing has introduced a more stringent data governance regime at home. Photo: Shutterstock
China’s new International Research Centre of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals promises to share data with other countries as Beijing has introduced a more stringent data governance regime at home. Photo: Shutterstock
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