Ma Yingying

Ma Yingying

Ma Yingying is the Climate Change and Energy Project Manager at the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs in Beijing.

Want to cut carbon emissions? Work with Chinese suppliers
To achieve global climate change goals, international businesses should make more efforts to reduce carbon emissions from their Chinese suppliers. As part of the Paris Agreement, countries committed to keep the increase in global temperatures to well below 2°C (3.6°F) above pre-industrial levels, and pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5°C (2.7°F). This global campaign will not be successful without the participation of multinationals. On average, more than 75% of an industry’s carbon footprint is attributed to emissions from the supply chain – a global network that manufactures and distributes a certain product before it reaches consumers.  For example, a 64G