from february 20 to 21, the seventh annual conference of the world water-tech innovation summit was held in london under the theme "optimmising existing assets and addressing future needs". the summit aimed to create a platform of collaboration for global water industries and attract utilities, engineering giants, technology leaders and investors from europe, asia and north america
david ji, vice president of poten environmental group, was invited to deliver a keynote address at the summit. he elaborated on poten’s endeavors to explore innovative business models and technology as well as the condition and opportunities of china's water market.
industrial integration and innovative business model in the water industry
“poten is expanding the value chain of water treatment services into water environment, water economy and water culture, exploring ways to integrate with other industries and experimenting with new business models of providing environmental services.” mr. ji pointed out that china’s economy has entered a stage of high-quality development and the water treatment industry is expanding and integration between traditional environmental industries and health, sports, tourism, elderly care, culture and other industries will generate more promising new business models. china’s environmental services industry is undergoing a fundamental transformation and poten has been riding the trend and actively participated in wuyishan city’s water environment improvement project.
“the design developed by poten for wuyishan city’s water environment improvement project fully leverages the local tea culture and rich tourism resources to create a dynamic waterfront economy with multiple commercial values.” according to mr. ji, this project pursues harmonious development of humans and nature and is one of the best examples of prime-quality environmental solutions. this project was nominated at the beginning of february for a position in the ministry of finance of china’s fourth list of ppp demonstration projects.
innovation drives water treatment technology
china is putting greater emphasis on environmental protection and its water industry is demanding for more technology innovations. the current technological trend in china was also one of the topics of interest at the summit. mr. ji shared the efforts of poten to promote the advancement of water treatment technology.
with excellent technical skills and extensive experience, poten has provided world-leading nearly zero-emission water treatment solutions, comprehensive ecological restoration solutions for integrated management of rivers and lakes, and membrane products for environmental protection projects. these innovations have been widely used in china's traditional and emerging water markets.
about the technical concept of poten, mr. ji said the company is committed to transforming environmental services from a retardant to economic development to a driving force for economic development, providing customers with better solutions with better technologies, and creating environmental and economic value.
international water cooperation
the address received positive reaction from attendees who expressed interest in the concept, technology and experience of poten in the field of water treatment and their wishes to discuss future cooperation opportunities with poten.
ji expressed great expectations for international water cooperation. poten will seize the opportunity created by the belt and road initiative to expand its overseas business, he said, and he is looking forward to sharing china’s technological innovations and experience in environmental governance with global water leaders.
source: news center, corporate strategy department