China becomes more sustainable

“Although the impression most western people have of China is – smog, traffic jam and polluted cities, China is actually progressing in terms of sustainability.” This is what Xiaocun Ruan (director and founder of the East West Urban Consultancy) said in an interview with Dutch magazine “China Now”.

The sustainability of China is not only reflected in the physical/spatial development but also in the decision making, such as public participation in urban regeneration projects in Chinese cities. The Chinese people are more and more aware about the importance of sustainability in every aspects of their daily life.

Curious? Please read the whole article about China and sustainable development in the spring edition of China Now 2017. China becomes more sustainable.