Chinese Companies Greener than Expected

According to the World Wildlife Fund, most Chinese companies are more environmentally aware than expected. This is great news given the typically gloomy outlook for China’s pollution problems, and indeed the world’s.

The survey also showed that 22 per cent of respondents are implementing tougher environment standards than legally required, with 13 per cent calling for even stricter mandatory rules. These standards related to reducing CO2 emissions, waste pollution and using energy efficient technologies.

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of has grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.

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  1. Chinese Companies Greener than Expected

    TriplePundit points us to some great news: “Some of China’s biggest and most important companies are intent on improving environmental standards and practices, according to a survey by WWF.”

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