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2 October 2002

HK to join China pilot pollution-control scheme

Author: Reuters

Hong Kong and Macau will be included in a Chinese pilot project to curb air pollution...Under the scheme, strict pollution limits will be imposed on power plants and factories...Hong Kong's two electric companies, CLP Power and Hongkong Electric,...

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31 December 2005

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project Report 2006 - Asia ex-Japan

Author: Carbon Disclosure Project, ASrIA, Trucost

In 2006, CDP [Carbon Disclosure Project] extended [its] information request to over 2000 companies in total, which included 125 from Asia excluding Japan... Overall, only 26% of the companies responded to the information request...The mixed response...

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1 January 2006

Carbon Disclosure Project, in which investors request corporate disclosure on carbon risk & management: ASrIA analyses findings for Asian companies

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19 May 2006

Firms urged to join air pollution battle [Hong Kong]

Author: Chester Yung, Standard [Hong Kong]

Faced with worsening air quality in the [Hong Kong] SAR...A total of 206 organizations and companies, including power firms Hong Kong Electric and CLP Power...have signed the Clear Air Charter...The charter has also found support across the border,...

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2 August 2006

Guangdong power plant cleans up its act [China]

Author: Michael Ng, Standard [Hong Kong, China]

One of Guangdong's much-maligned power plants will reduce sulfur dioxide emissions by as much as 90 percent by the end of the year, the power station chief said Tuesday...Lin Shizhuang - who heads the Guangdong Yudean Group...said the company had...

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2 August 2006

HK Urges Power Companies to Meet Emission Targets [China]

Author: Reuters

"[T]he emissions from power companies in Hong Kong are regarded as the main source of air pollution," Chief Executive Tsang said..."this standard will be complied with by the power companies and I will consider it in the context of the renewal of the...

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17 August 2006

China: Heavier penalties for Hong Kong Electric needed in its licencing agreement, Greenpeace said

Author: Apple Daily [Hong Kong, China]

[Original article in Chinese. Title translation, and following summary of the article's key points, provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre.]...

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4 September 2006

Time to blow fresh wind into renewable energy [China]

Author: Chester Yung and Albert Wong, Standard [Hong Kong, China]

The [Hong Kong] government hopes that 1-2 percent of electricity will be generated by renewable energy in 2012, and it was only in February that Hongkong Electric began operating the first wind turbine to generate electricity for…250 households on...

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21 March 2007

Hong Kong takes some of the rap for pollution

Author: Reuters

Hong Kong's air pollution is caused more often by local power stations [owned by CLP Holdings and Hong Kong Electric] and vehicles than by factories in southern China, a study released on Wednesday shows...By volume, most air pollution in crowded Hong...

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1 September 2009

Carbon Disclosure Project finds improved disclosure of emissions among world's largest companies - Bayer, BASF, HSBC, Wal-Mart, Chevron lead

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