Opinions & Expert Views Archive

T Park: Waste-to-Energy In Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s increasing waste load by 2030 will put tremendous pressure on its management capability. Veolia’s Nina Cambadelis introduces T PARK, a state-of-the-art sludge treatment facility that turns waste into energy while achieving ‘zero wastewater discharge’ … more

Fall of The Cement Industry: A Painful Transition

In China, polluting industries are being shutdown but how are local economies impacted? Zhang Chun from chinadialogue on Yi’an’s cement industry in Hebei, where one plant remains from 100+ previously … more

Oil To Fall As Electric Vehicles Take Off

The growth of electric vehicles in China could displace 1mn barrels/day of crude oil by late 2020s. How will this impact companies with fossil fuel assets? How can Asian investors minimise their exposure? WWF’s Jean-Marc Champagne on their latest report … more

Scotland: The Hydro Nation

Scotland’s ‘Hydro Nation’ vision is underpinned by a statutory duty. Barry Grieg from the Scottish govt on how it manages water with various stakeholders, the many successes so far & what is still to come … more

Innovating Water Stewardship Through Business Ecosystems

William Sarni, water stewardship expert, on the need for innovation in water strategies in order to better position for 21st Century water risks. Sarni points to “business ecosystems” as the driver for this innovation and value creation … more