Changing the patterns of Chinese investments in the mining industry
It is linked to China’s long-term strategic objectives of energy security and access to key natural resources.
Growing investmentsDespite the global crash in commodity prices, Chinese investments in minerals and infrastructure in Africa are growing, which increases the need to regulate Chinese mining companies and encourage them to adopt responsible practices. This should be done both in China and in the Congo Basin.
Working in both regions, WWF will engage with Chinese companies involved in the Congo Basin to promote environmental and social sustainable behavior.