Impact of China's mandatory environmental insurance remains uncertain

06/10/2013 | Quartz

Companies that pose a significant environmental risk must carry environmental liability insurance in 15 Chinese provinces, but the nation's annual environmental report card offered no data on the program's effectiveness, according to this article. Historically, few of the companies charged in more than 2,000 environmental lawsuits filed annually in China are held accountable, according to the Center for Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims in Beijing.

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