Appendix 1: Link: The History of Green GDP Accounting
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Research on green accounting in China dates back to the 1980s, when Mr. Li Jinchang, former deputy representative of China to the United Nations Environment Program and director of the Department of Technological and Economic Research at the State Council's Development Research Center, pioneered research in the field. He chaired the research on natural resource accounting and its integration into national economic accounting in China. This included accounting research regarding forest, mineral, grassland, soil, and water resources.1 In particular, the forestry accountin…

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“Appendix 1: Link: The History of Green GDP Accounting”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 15 December 2017 <>

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