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Waste in Eastern Asia

  • Mr. Hideki Hashira, President of Daiseki

    JAPAN, 2017/03/22 By recycling 90% of the waste managed, Daiseki has built a business model that is not just good for the environment but as well for shareholders. The Worldfolio speaks with president Daiseki president, Hideki Hashira. The International Energy Agency predicts that the energy request will grow 37% by 2040 and of course nowadays one of the majority compelling challenges is to ensure economic increase combined with environmental sustainability. As an expert in this sector, is sustainability still a buzzword or have we reached a turning point with new regulations for example with COP21?
  • The waste and insurance sectors C“targets” for Chinese investment in Portugal,

    CHINA, 2013/11/17 The waste and insurance sectors are expected to be the next “targets” for Chinese investment in Portugal, a country that is calling on investors from China to look into the privatisations underway. Chinese group Beijing Enterprises Water is, according to the Portuguese press, studying the privatisation of Portuguese company Empresa Geral de Fomento (EGF), a subsidiary of water group Águas de Portugal for the solid urban waste sector. According to Diário Económico the Chinese company is planning to expand its increase potential outside the Chinese market. For the water company from the Chinese capital, which is the leader of the water treatment sector in China, this transaction will boost its presence in the Portuguese market next it acquired Veolia Water Portugal, for 95 million euros in March from French group Veolia.
  • Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing is buying a Dutch waste

    HONG KONG, 2013/06/24 A group of Li's companies inclunding Cheung Kong Infrastructure said Monday they were buying AVR-Afvalverwerking BV. Li's companies said they were buying the company because it represents a “compelling long-term investment opportunity for the consortium.” Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing is buying a Dutch waste and renewable energy company for 943.7 million euros (US$1.3 billion).