Tagged: Infrastructure

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Coca-Cola to invest $4b in China in 3 years 0

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Coca-Cola to invest $4b in China in 3 years

Coca-Cola, the worlds top soft drink producer, will pour in another $4 billion in China from 2012 to 2014, announced its chairman and CEO Muhtar Kent in Shanghai recently […]

Watch Alex Steffen’s “The shareable future of cities” talk at TED 0

Watch Alex Steffen’s “The shareable future of cities” talk at TED

How can cities help save the future? Alex Steffen shows some cool neighborhood-based green projects that expand our access to things we want and need — while reducing the time we spend in cars […]

China, Technology, Innovation and the Environment: Shanghai chosen as electric car pilot city 0

China, Technology, Innovation and the Environment: Shanghai chosen as electric car pilot city

China named Shanghai as the country’s pilot city for electric vehicle development […]

Architecture & Urban Planning in China: Urbanization to drive growth 0

Architecture & Urban Planning in China: Urbanization to drive growth

China’s urbanization will provide “sustainable investment” and become a key factor in bolstering the country’s growth during the coming five years […]

Obama says U.S. wants to invest in infrastructure in Brazil 1

Obama says U.S. wants to invest in infrastructure in Brazil

The U.S. president, Barack Obama said during his trip to Brazil, during the closure of the CEO Forum at the Brazilian Foreign Ministry — which brought together representatives of some major companies from both the United Stats and Brazil — that United States have an interest in investing in infrastructure in Brazil […]

Architecture & Urban Planning in China: creating the World’s Largest City 0

Architecture & Urban Planning in China: creating the World’s Largest City

China is going for all the records these days. It recently completed the world’s longest high-speed rail line, only to follow that up with the world’s fastest train. For an encore, the Chinese are now preparing to create the world’s largest mega-city […]

Watch Dyana Cunningham and Alexa Mills’ “Technologies Changing Communities, Communities Innovating Technology” talk at MIT Sloan School of Management 0

Watch Dyana Cunningham and Alexa Mills’ “Technologies Changing Communities, Communities Innovating Technology” talk at MIT Sloan School of Management

Dayna Cunningham and Alexa Mills are developing methodologies for enabling communities to express and define themselves, so they may become more engaged in a larger civic and political process […]

China, Technology, Innovation & the Environment: Energy Data, Statistics and Analysis for Oil, Gas, Electricity, Coal 0

China, Technology, Innovation & the Environment: Energy Data, Statistics and Analysis for Oil, Gas, Electricity, Coal

Despite the economic slowdown in exports and domestic demand in the past year, China’s demand for energy remains high […]

US State Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton “Remarks on Internet Freedom” at the Newseum 0

US State Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton “Remarks on Internet Freedom” at the Newseum

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered remarks on Internet Freedom on January 21, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. at the Newseum, in Washington, D.C.; Secretary Clinton’s policy address laid-out the Administration’s strategy for protecting freedom in the networked age of the 21st Century […]

Architecture & Urban Planning in China: private fund investment to support urban development 0

Architecture & Urban Planning in China: private fund investment to support urban development

China’s urban development looks to get further support from the private sector. An Chinese Government official from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the country’s top economic planning agency, says the government encourages the use of private capital in developing China’s urban areas […]