Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’

When PMI hits 233. Even Professors Engage!

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 21:04 No Comments

You know that things are getting interesting when a professor sends an email to the administration urging them to take measures to protect students, and the administration replies with The air quality today is really bad —- this is very unfortunate and everyone does not want this. The school is contacting the local Environment Protection […]

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Water Scarcity in China: Urbanization, Food, and Energy

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 1:51 No Comments

Over the last couple of days there have been a couple of stories about water in China, and the fact that it is/ will be China’s primary limit to growth. As with many stories, they do not have the time to get into the nitty gritty or to present the problem in a way that […]

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Why Beijing’s Smog Will Only Grow Worse (For Now)

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 7:02 3 Comments

This week’s smog may have been the ‘Worst’ smog ever to hit Beijing, but if China’s continues to follow its dream to become the world’s largest economy, it is only going to grow worse. It will grow worse because when China looks to double its economy it going to require roughly 350% more energy.  Energy […]

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Reducing China’s Air Pollution. One Monitoring Station at a Time.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 9:46 2 Comments

In what may be one of the lasting victories for China’s nascent NIMBY movement, a couple of articles this week highlighted the fact that the number of cities to be monitored for PM2.5 air pollution will rise to 74 this year.. and 115 by 2015 Chinese city publishes vital pollution data – are other reforms […]

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China Europe Int’l Business School – Business, Society, and Environment Project Call Out

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 7:56 No Comments

Hi Everyone. Along time readers will know, I have been working at CEIBS for the last 4 years on one of the most innovative classes that exist in the MBA world.  It is a 4 month project based class where we partner our 200+ students with firms to develop (and execute) on projects that have […]

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Sustainabilty in China will Alter your Game Plan. Stop Whining and Take Control

Friday, July 27, 2012 1:27 No Comments

On a fairly regular basis, I am asked to meet with executives and give presentations about the impact that issues of sustainability will have. For most groups they are interested in the impact to the economy, either as an opportunity or as a potential risk, and what I am coming to understand is (1) While […]

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