Last month, the international NGO Inclusive Development International released the second version of their Safeguarding People and the Environment in Chinese Investments: A Reference Guide for Advocates.
On this episode, I will talk with the lead author of the reference guide - Mark Grimsditch. Mark is the China Global Program Director for Inclusive Development International and has been researching Chinese investments throughout the world for over a decade.
We discuss the reference guide, their "following the money" approach and how Chinese firms differ or don't from other countries' firms in building infrastructure and mining internationally.
Download the latest Reference guide here
Learn more about the Following the Money approach here
1) The Scramble for China: Foreign Devils in the Qing Empire, 1832-1914 by Robert Bickers
2) Music - specifically taking the time to sit down and listen to an entire record in the way it is supposed to be heard. Specifically John K Samson
1) Chinese State Owned Enterprises in West Africa: Triple Embedded Globalization by Katy Lamb
2) The music of Scott Walker, in particular, the album Bish Bosch