With 2016 drawing to a close, let's look back at the China sustainability year in review (click pictures above for detailed stories).
China Leads the World in Green Investments
As the Paris Agreement came into force last month, China led the world in realizing a more sustainable future through investment in green.
Social Enterprises Start to Flourish
2016 was the year China started to see an attitude shift towards large-impact social entrepreneurship.
Policy Changes Impact the Sustainability Landscape
There have also been a number of national and local policies changing the face of sustainability in China.
While it's still too early to see the full impact many of these moves will make, expect their influence to grow as China's positions itself for global sustainability leadership.
For a preview of 2017's big sustainability stories, make sure to check back on December 27th!