Tag: Air Pollution

IBM Teams up with Beijing to Map Air Pollution

By Andrew Gong International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. announced Monday that it has signed a contract with the Beijing Municipal government to help curb the capital’s air pollution. The agreement is part of IBM’s “Green Horizon” initiative, a 10-year program...

/ July 9, 2014

Air Pollution Impedes Executive Hiring in China

By Christina Nelson Rapidly increasing wages, high demand for qualified workers, and high turnover rates have made recruiting and retaining talent one of the top challenges multinational companies face in China year after year. But there’s another issue making employee...

/ June 10, 2014

Clean Air for Sale in China

Residents of Chinese cities choked with air pollution look to air purifiers to breathe easier. By Joseph Luk As China’s cities experience record numbers of hazardous smog days, sales of residential air purifiers have been booming. Overall sales of air...

/ February 7, 2014

Investing in Clean Air

Opportunities for Thermo Fisher Scientific have expanded as China has boosted efforts to curb air pollution. By Christina Nelson Severe air pollution in China’s major cities has closed schools, delayed flights, and inspired a variety of creative homemade air filtration solutions....

/ January 27, 2014

Severe Air Pollution Portends Future Pressure for Business in China

By Joseph Luk Recent severe smog incidents in northeast China have cast the country’s environmental problems back into the spotlight. In Harbin, air pollution was so thick—surpassing World Health Organization standards by more than 40 times—that the municipal government closed...

/ October 25, 2013