SUSTENTABLE Latinoamérica

China faces a crossroads: help Latin America achieve sustainable development or support projects that prevent it.
Why we work on Chinese investments?

Over the past decade, Chinese banks and companies have supported projects with serious environmental and social impacts. This must change, even more recognizing that China is increasingly committed to fighting climate change, protecting ecosystems, and sustainable infrastructure.

Photography: Jualiana Pesqueira/Proteja Amazonia
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Our vision and strategy

LAS supports the protection of the environment and of local communities within the context of Chinese investments in Latin America and the Caribbean. To achieve this, we promote a quality implementation of the commitments of Chinese entities aimed at protecting the environment and the rights of local communities.

Compilation of Chinese Environmental and Social Guidelines for Operations Abroad
JulY, 2019

Workshop on Chinese Investments in Ecuador in Unión Base, Puyo-Ecuador.

November, 2019

Workshop “Defense of the rights of indigenous people and rivers of the Amazon in the face of Chinese megaprojects and investments: the case of the Amazon Waterway Project” Pucallpa-Peru.

March, 2020

Delivery of the first copy of the “Compilation of
Chinese Environmental and Social Guidelines for Operations Abroad” to the Department for International Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bolivia.

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12 Jan: China and the Distant Seas

Authors: Kiara Guerra and Paulina Garzón In 1985, when China first ventured into distant water fishing, it had only 13…

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31 Jul: A “wake-up call” by the Ministry of Environment and Ecology for China Minmetals Group

Author: Emilia Hermosa The Ministry of Ecology and Environment of People’s Republic of China (MEE) published in their site a…


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