Micah Hostetter from our Energy & Environment Group has just had an article published in Open Access Government on China’s acute pollution problems and its environmental sector, which is growing at a lightning pace to address them. Read about the opportunities and challenges for international firms in a field that's seeing a staggering $1.3 trillion investment.
Grey skies, poisoned earth, undrinkable water – these are the less-than-savoury hallmarks of China’s rapid economic transformation over the past 40 years.
Pollution has emerged as a flashpoint in the country’s next stage of development – an area China’s mandarins are eager to regulate, not only to preserve all-important social stability but to meet rising demands among China’s middle class for quality of life improvements. And this brings with it a great number of opportunities for specialist international firms.
The government has a strategy to tackle its pollution problems, most prominently enshrined in its 13th Five-Year Plan (FYP) – a policy blueprint spanning many industries. This plan, coupled with a rapid growth within …
Read full article in Open Access Government