Impact Report on Green SMEs in China

Abstract As the first report targeting the green SME sector in China, it explores and develops a methodology to evaluate the business, environmental and social performance of green SMEs in seven green sectors, evaluates the contribution that green SMEs have made to China’s economic transformation. It also highlights the challenges to the development of green SMEs, and discovers their needs as well as explores different ways in which SMEs can realize “environmentally friendly” and “resource-saving” development.
Author Information Center of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT); Institute for Environment and Development; New Ventures Global; World Resources Institute; Institute for Environment and Development (IED); July 2012
1 Energy and Climate, 1.5 General “Green" concerns