Tag Archives: urbanisation

Green buildings for blue skies

The increasing importance of green building certification

Journey from the West: personal insights on China’s remarkable journey

Originally trained as a barrister, Jeanne-Marie Gescher first came to China in 1987 to teach at Peking University (Beida).

Meet the Ambassador: HE Hans Dietmar Schweisgut

In this exclusive interview the new Ambassador of the European Union to the People’s Republic of China and Mongolia, HE Hans Dietmar Schweisgut, speaks to EURObiz about EU-China relations

Cleantech in China

IP Strategies for a Rapidly Expanding Market

China’s Green Building Sector

Although the concept of ‘green building’ has been in Europe for more than two decades, it only landed in China 10 years ago.

Water wise

EU-China collaboration for delivering better urban water infrastructure in China through integrated eco low carbon urban planning.

My generation: China’s energy challenge

Energy generation in China must become more flexible and sustainable in the long term for the sake of the environment.

Sustainable urbanisation drives innovation

China’s drive towards sustainable development is inspiring some innovative urban planning solutions. Due to its relatively late industrialisation it has the opportunity to develop its new cities while learning from mistakes made in the West. Mark Harrison, Sector Director for Urban Planning and Consultancy for…

Thirsty work

The environmental and social cost of producing semiconductors could be too high for China to bear.

China’s Urbanisation: Opportunities and Challenges for the World

Will China’s urbanisation process result in improvements to social welfare and an eventual reform of the hukou system?