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Spire's six most recent Spirethoughts.

Drones are delivering medicine in Africa
Nigeria has entered the AFCFTA African free trade agreement, increasin...
IT investments to pour into India’s healthcare sector
The European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is set to open...
Deploying Industry 4.0 technology to mitigate climate change
Deploying Industry 4.0 technology to mitigate climate change
Will cost-effective compost rejuvenate African agriculture
Will compost turn out to be the magic mineral for African agriculture?

China leads the way with eco-innovation

China is starting to take a leading position in eco-innovation. This has been driven by the country’s large-scale efforts to address pressing environmental challenges, such as in the areas of air pollution and flood control.

Many companies are lending support to this cause. For instance, the Beijing subway introduced special vending machines in May last year which reward commuters with discounts on their travel pass when they recycle plastic bottles. In the same year, Nike opened a concept store in Shanghai which was entirely constructed out of trash. The no-glue construction ensured that all materials could be reused in future.

Is China ready to remap the path of eco-innovation?

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