- A company that converts plastic into fuels and another that makes measurement sensors for the smart grid are the inaugural investments of a new $30 million cleantech venture fund launched in Ontario.
- The Canadian government has announced new funding of $35 million over five years to Canadian university and government scientists and researchers to help "improve understanding of the climate and the atmosphere."
- The past decade has been one of unprecedented weather extremes. Scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) in Germany argue that the high incidence of extremes is not merely accidental.
- The global economy continued to grow last year, world population surpassed 7 billion, and the use of energy and other natural resources generally rose. The impacts of rising consumption and the increasingly risky state of humanity are documented in the Worldwatch Institute's Vital Signs 2012 report.
- "Never has there been a more exciting time for all of us to explore this great next frontier where boundaries between work and purpose are merging into one, where doing good, really is good for business."
|Exhibitor:||China Council for Promotion of International Trade|
|Contact Name:||Stephen (Liangliang) Niu|
1 Fuxingmenwai Street,
Established in May 1952, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) is China's largest institution for the promotion of international trade and investments. The aim of CCPIT is to promote economic and technological cooperation, trade, mutual understanding and friendship between China and other countries. Today CCPIT has set up a well-structured organizational system and business network with 16 overseas representative offices, over 700 local and industrial branches in China.
|Experience in:||Australia, Brazil, Ecuador, Guatemala, India, Japan, Mexico, United States, Uruguay, El Salvador|
|Interest in:||Austria, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, United Kingdom, United States|