Advancing sustainable growth in the United States and China

Our Programs

Climate & Sustainable Urbanization

China’s efforts to move more than 100 million people to the cities by 2020 presents numerous challenges to sustainable urbanization. The Paulson Institute is working on several initiatives that foster best practices in this economic transition.

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China’s rapid industrialization has led to both unprecedented economic growth and damage to the environment and biodiversity. The Institute is working to help China protect its environment by employing international best practices.

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Cross-Border Investment

Direct investment supports economic growth. In the interest of creating jobs and strengthening US-China economic ties, the Institute promotes bilateral investment based on economically rational and politically realistic models.

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Race to Zero

The Paulson Institute and the China Center for International Economic Exchanges launched the Race to Zero Campaign in March 2018 to drive companies further toward zero-carbon, zero-waste business practices.

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