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SynTao Green Finance is an independent consultancy promoting sustainable finance in China. With a global vision and rich local practice, we provide consulting, research and training services in ESG risk management, green finance product innovation, and other sustainable finance perspectives.

SynTao Green Finance is founded by SynTao, a leading CSR consultancy in China. SynTao is one of the first consultancies to provide consulting, research and training services in the areas of green credit and socially responsible investment (SRI) in China. We specialize in analyzing sustainable finance practices and trends, as well as exploring a development model which combines finance and sustainability. We have built strategic partnerships with organizations such as governmental agencies, international organizations, and financial institutions in many projects ranging from policy research to product innovation, and have achieved great experience in the area of sustainable finance.

China is facing increasingly serious environmental challenges while accelerating the construction of an “ecological civilization”. SynTao Green Finance can help you develop sustainable finance solutions, mitigate environmental, social and governance risks, seize green business opportunities, and create a sustainable future.

SynTao Green Finance has great knowledge and rich experience in the sustainable finance area. We cooperate with organizations such as governmental agencies, international organizations and industry associations to promote sustainable finance concepts and practices, to develop the sustainable finance market, and to cultivate professional talent in China.

Consulting Projects

  • Chinese listed companies’ ESG rating program
  • Consulting program regarding the green credit policy of the steel industry in China
  • Evidence-based evaluation of China’s green credit policy for the low carbon economy and the green banking sector
  • Water and energy efficiency financing program for textile companies

Capacity Building

  • The first International Green Credit Forum
  • Green Finance and Sustainable Banking training program


  • Revealing China’s ESG Issues
  • China Green Credit Report
  • Environmental Report of Chinese Banks
  • Responsible Investment in the Cement Industry: Still a long way to go
  • Energy Efficiency Financing Risk Management Manual for Commercial Banks
  • Transparency Matters : Disclosure of payments to governments by Chinese extractive companies

MBA Case Development

China Industrial Bank: Investment,  financing and sustainable development


For more information about SynTao Green Finance, please visit


Valentina WU
Tel: +86 10 5869 9466 ext.8008


Study of China's local government Policy Instruments for Green Bonds
Top 10 CSR Trends for 2015 in China
Socially Responsible Investment Survey on Chinese Mutual Funds 2014
On 2014 China Social Investment Forum (China SIF) Annual Conference, China SIF launched a new research -- Socially Responsible Investment Survey on Chinese Funds 2014. The report shows that a growing number of funds are caring about companies’ extra-financial performance by questionnaire and interview to China’s fund managers.
Socially Responsible Investment Survey on Chinese Funds 2013
The China Social Investment Forum (China SIF) released its first report, Socially Responsible Investment Survey on Chinese Funds 2013 during the first Responsible Chinese Capital Market Annual Conference. The report reveals the progress of socially responsible investment (SRI) in China from three aspects: awareness, strategy and practices.
A New Report Reveals Sustainability Challenges for Companies and Investors in China
The most exposed company to ESG risks in China for 2012 was Foxconn. For the second year in a row, Chinese manufacturing companies represent the country’s highest reported environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks for investors, according to the new study Revealing China’s ESG Issues 2012 tracking local news sources by SynTao, the Chinese sustainability research company.
Transparency Matters: Disclosure of payments to governments by Chinese extractive companies
A new report reveals Occupational health and safety is China’s biggest ESG risk
According to a new study released today by the consultancy SynTao, company incidents in China are most often connected to social issues (65%). Company incidents are significantly less often linked to governance (22%) and environmental (13%) issues.
Sustainability Reporting Guidelines: Mapping & Gap Analyses for Shanghai Stock Exchange
By studying the guidelines used in the best CSR reports at home and abroad, the study is to provide references for the establishment or improvement of a CSR reporting guideline that fits Chinese companies.

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