Recent Anti-Pollution Activism Underscores Importance of Community Relations, june 2013

Since the beginning of May, anti-pollution activism has been directed against several industrial projects in Chengdu, Kunming and Shanghai, China. While foreign companies have not been involved in the latest examples of environmental activism, past incidents have targeted foreign companies. The latest incidents underscore the importance of early and effective two-way communication with local communities before undertaking a new industrial project.