Green Banking in China – Emerging Trends

This discussion brief provides an overview of the development of green banking practices in China, identifying major policies and practices, performance to date, as well as barriers to further expansion. It also explores green banking practices within one of China’s largest banks—the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC)—providing practical development and management examples of green banking practices. Through this work, policymakers can better understand green banking’s successes to date, and what barriers need to be addressed to further scale green banking in China