Frost & Sullivan's Environment & Building Technologies practice provides global industry analysis, custom consulting, growth consulting (strategy consulting), market research, market forecasts, and insights into emerging technologies that are designed to help your firm address current trends and challenges, identify new technologies and take advantage of opportunities for growth. Our global team of industry experts, consultants, market analysts, and research executives continuously monitor and evaluate Water & Wastewater, Environmental Management, Waste Management, and Building Technologies markets.
Sailing Through Rough Water – What are the ‘Secrets’?Melvin LeongThe water industry has always been resilient in the rough economic conditions. To a certain extent this is true, bearing in mind that water will always be a national interest and international importance. Nonetheless, the water industry landscape is rapidly changing with globalization of economies and technologies. Companies need to change faster to be ahead in relevance in the fragmented water market place.
Forget about SWOT and PESTLE analysis. There are more important
matters and best practices that water companies need to know to
sustain in the ever competitive water market.
In addition to the above, this briefing may answer some key questions:
•Can wastewater reuse make it big?
•Are water companies targeting the right end-user segments, and right countries?
•Where are the opportunities besides China and India?Read more >
The future of lighting, led by LED lighting, will be determined by changes in the demographics of world population, urbanization, and greater emphasis on energy conservation. This briefing will investigate the key focus areas and trends in LED lighting across the globe.
Why you should attend:
• To identify the key adoption factors for LED lighting
• To learn about the R&D focus areas in LED
• To identify technology convergence scenarios and new product development opportunities in LED lighting
Understanding infrastructure development is critical to risk mitigation and the development of an accurate view of the potential success of a business in a specific country or region. Key sectors, such as transportation and energy, form the core of infrastructure development plans across the continent and will stimulate increased intra-Africa trade as well as regional integration.
This briefing will provide an overview of key transport infrastructure developments within sub-Saharan Africa that are expected to sustain the subcontinent's economic growth drive.
A significant push has been witnessed from governments, suppliers and service providers to make our cities "smart." This calls for several key elements to come together cohesively and profitably to make smart cities a long-term value proposition for all involved.
This briefing will delve into the issues, challenges, and success factors that need to be evaluated in implementing smart city plans.
The analyst briefing will discuss:
- The latest global activities in waste upcycling
- Nine dimensions of waste upcycling technologies and insights on the roadmap and penetration prospects of these technologies
- An overview of the anticipated value chain after five years in this technology domain
Advanced waste management solutions, increasing risk of energy security and the growing volume of municipal solid waste indicate an important effort to understand the future of the waste to energy plant market. This briefing provides top-level insight on the global waste to energy plant sector from 2009 to 2016.
Benefits for Audience:
• Receive a strategic overview of the global waste to energy plant market
• Understand the growing interest among waste management and energy generation companies in the industry
• Discover key technology trends, market drivers and restraints, and incineration technologies
• Find out which will be the largest market until 2016 and why
Next-generation solutions for energy management are being driven by the convergence of technology and competition. Energy will never be cheap again and efficiency will stay at the heart of building management. Meanwhile, integration and connectivity are driving sustainability by allowing buildings to be managed by actionable data. This briefing will investigate the future market landscape and where future growth opportunities will come from.
Why You Should Attend:
- Hear Frost & Sullivan's vision for the future of building energy management
- Identify future competitive dynamics
- Consider future business models for success
With the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy fast approaching in October, municipal water and wastewater utilities in North America are surprisingly no further ahead in their preparations for similar major wet weather events. This briefing will investigate the infrastructure challenges related to storm water management, and the short- and long-term implications of some of these initiatives.
•New treatment technologies and system management solutions used to address these issues
•Regional regulations under development to evoke long-term changes
•The industry challenges related to infrastructure spending
•Short- and long-term infrastructure initiatives related to major wet weather events
Transport infrastructure is a key facilitator for the efficiency of a company’s supply chain. Due to significant improvements in transport infrastructure within Sub-Saharan Africa, logistics in the region should also see positive impacts. This briefing will investigate transport infrastructure development in Angola, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Mozambique and Tanzania, and its impact on the logistics market.
Why You Should Attend:
- Learn about transport infrastructure development in Sub-Saharan Africa
- Identify the impact of transport infrastructure development on the efficiency of logistics
- Discover how efficiency improvements will contribute to the ease of doing business within the region
•Understand the issues associated with oil and gas exploration
•Gain a realistic understanding of the growth opportunities for drilling
•Recognize the future for water treatment companies in the United States oil and gas industry
•Learn more about one of the most talked about industries in North America