Frost & Sullivan’s Environment and Water program area includes environmental and water technologies & services, both municipal and industrial, as well as waste to energy and recycling
Corporations and governments are increasing their awareness and activity around mitigating environmental issues, trying to find ways to ensure clean air and water while still growing businesses and economies. New technical solutions can help reduce usage and wastes through smart Water and smart metering for example, which will extend into pumping stations, municipal water, and wastewater treatment infrastructure. Recycling and resource recovery opportunities will be central across several segments as well to help create a stronger business case beyond regulatory compliance. And new opportunities around growing freshwater demand and concerns will help drive markets such as desalination and fracking water remediation
28 Jun 2021  |  Asia Pacific
Increase in Manpower Costs Spurs Transformational Growth Strategies of FM Companies in Securing New Contracts
This study provides an update to a similar study published in 2020. Since 2019, the cost of FM services in Singapore has increased. In 2021, FM vendors anticipate higher inflation rates for all services. Manpower cost is the main reason for price increase in FM services in 2020. For cleaning and security services, the increase in manpower costs is...
23 Jun 2021  |  Asia Pacific
Innovation Culture in Business Models and Strategic Partnerships to Push Solar Projects Amidst Challenging Times
The study covers a macro assessment, market segmentation and sizing, assessment of competitors, value chain analysis, and growth opportunities for rooftop solar photovoltaic installations for residential and non-residential (defined as business-to-business [B2B]) buildings in Thailand. Commercial and industrial building segments are the most attra...
16 Jun 2021  |  Asia Pacific
Unprecedented Scale of Australia Bushfires Necessitates Disruptive Technologies and Alignment of Regulatory Policies to Improve Outcomes
Australia encountered the most devastating bushfire in its history from July 2019 to March 2020, known as the Black Summer. By the week ending December 24, 2019, the country recorded its hottest week and the hottest December. The bushfire destroyed 21% of Australian forest (except in Tasmania) and resulted in an estimated loss of A$4.5 billion in ...
16 Jun 2021  |  North America
Post-Pandemic Strategies Focus on Industry Convergence that Offers Building Owners Energy Efficiency and Cost Reduction
This research service analyzes the North American energy saving and performance contracting (ESPC) market. The ESPC market covers services such as energy audits; design and engineering; assistance in finance, equipment bidding, and acquisition; installation and commissioning; measurement and verification (M&V); and personnel training. Frost & Sul...
11 Jun 2021  |  Asia Pacific
Acknowledgment of Transformative Trends, Particularly Those Pertaining to Technology Adoption, will be Key to Service Providers’ Advancement in the Region
The Southeast Asian (SEA) integrated facilities management (IFM) market is in the development stage of the growth life cycle, primarily supported by narrowing expectation gaps between IFM providers and end users, greater demand for energy efficiency, and regulatory support. Growth is also driven by the emergence of service providers that offer spec...
09 Jun 2021  |  Asia Pacific
Platform Approach Critical to Expand Benefits and Applications for Future Growth Potential in a Challenging Environment
Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) are highly urbanized markets with large infrastructure expenditure by governments and high uptake of collaboration solutions in the construction industry. However, the use of cognitive solutions and the “innovate to zero” concept (for example, zero defects, emails, and emissions) are still nascent. Beyond cloud c...
08 Jun 2021  |  North America
Global Decentralized Containerized/Packaged Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems Growth Opportunities
Circular Economy Policies and Renewable Energy Fuel Decentralized Solutions Adoption
Water stress and rapid urbanization worldwide impact water and sanitation coverage, especially among economically vulnerable populations in developing and under-developed countries. Water quality and sanitation are a primary concern in developed nations and part of their sustainability and circular economy policies. Centralized water and wastewater...
04 Jun 2021  |  Global
This edition of the Industrial Bioprocessing TOE focuses on the sustainable biological production processes for the manufacture of acetone. It also provides information on utilization of gene editing techniques enhancing oil production capacity of microalgae, and the use of sustainable liquid fertilizers to simultaneously treat wastewater and to ...
07 May 2021  |  Global
GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES IN CARBON CAPTURE AND UTILIZATION, ONBOARD FRESHWATER GENERATION, AND BIOFUEL PRODUCTION
This edition of the Industrial Bioprocessing TOE features features use of vacuum distillation units and atmospheric water generator for generation of on-board freshwater, deployment of mineral carbonation technology for generating sustainable aggregates to decarbonize the building & construction sector, and the use of captured carbon dioxide in fer...
19 Apr 2021  |  North America
Digital and Outcome-linked Service Innovations to Power the Global Homes and Buildings Industry, Outlook 2021
Future Growth Potential Driven by Resilient and Sustainable Business Models
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every sector and has forced various industries to undergo business transformation initiatives to adapt to the new normal environment. The Homes and Buildings (H&B) industry is no exception and is expected to face an acute recovery challenge both from the supply and demand side of the industry in 2021. As ho...