Asia’s utility needs are rising exponentially as economies boom and infrastructures modernise. Ahead of Asian Utility Week 2016, Eco-Business takes a look at some of the industry trends and business opportunities in Asia.
More city and regional governments, businesses and investors are taking action to reduce climate change, complementing efforts by national governments. And as bottom-up initiatives continue to grow, better accounting of their impact is needed.
Eric Mackres –
As population growth spurs the rise of urbanisation, energy-efficient buildings can alleviate challenges faced by cities—from climate change to public health problems to unemployment and poverty.
Timmons Roberts and Robert Brulle –
Despite climate denialists having actively worked against meaningful agreements on climate change in the past, these groups were strangely quiet during COP21. Sociology professors Timmons Roberts and Robert Brulle explore the possible reasons why.
Eric Tomicek –
The mining industry is under ever-increasing pressure to reduce its environmental impact. Australian Diversified Engineering sales manager Eric Tomicek explores a technology which helps mines reduce water use and operate more safety.
Technology companies are essential to delivering new IT infrastructure and other requirements needed in a smart city, says Adrian De Luca, chief technology officer for Asia Pacific, Hitachi Data Systems.