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
24 Dec 2014  |  Asia Pacific
Cost-and Treatment-efficient Equipment Will Prevail as OPEX Continues to Rise
This research service outlines future prospects in the water and wastewater treatment (WWWT) market in the Australian resources sector along with its key trends and opportunities. The challenges this market is currently faces are high mining cost, labor shortage, and lack of access to infrastructure in the resources sector. However, the market driv...
03 Dec 2014  |  Asia Pacific
Best Practices in Green Hospitality and Its Future Prospects in Southeast AsiaA CEO's 360-Degree Perspective
Green Tourism to Spur Adoption of Eco-Sustainable Practices by Accommodation Facilities
Buildings are one of the leading carbon emitters with hotels contributing 15% to 20% of the emissions. In Southeast Asia, green hospitality is often considered only as the compliance of hotels with green building standards. However, it also encompasses other specific operational aspects. Green hospitality is likely to benefit from approximately 15%...
27 Nov 2014  |  Asia Pacific
Lack of Regulatory Support and Implementation Deters Market Growth in Developing Countries
The level of hazardous waste management varies among Asia-Pacific countries. Many countries still face major difficulties in managing locally produced hazardous waste. The private sector is often involved in treating hazardous waste at the national level; this is prevalent to a large extent in countries such as Singapore, Australia, and to a lesser...
21 Nov 2014  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Increasing Population and Industrial Activities are Likely to Drive the Growth
Population of the GCC region is continuously increasing and this directly affects water consumption in the municipal sector, which relies heavily on the water obtained from desalination using membranes. Governments in GCC countries have identified municipal wastewater treatment as a priority area for multiple reasons such as achieving the Millenniu...
20 Nov 2014  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
The Demand for Efficiency and Sustainability is Creating Opportunities for Water Industry
Increasing economic activities, infrastructure growth, and declining water quantity and quality are driving the demand for water and wastewater treatment systems in the industrial sector. Increasing globalization is affecting the quality of water being used in the process industries and encouraging adherence to wastewater disposal regulations. Thes...
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20 Nov 2014  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Future Opportunities and Challenges
Guestroom automation in Indian hotels has gained momentum in recent years, mainly due to rising concerns regarding customer satisfaction, which is the motto of the hospitality industry. Although initial costs are high and hinder swift market growth, increasing awareness about the long-term benefits of hotel guestroom automation will eliminate barri...
14 Nov 2014  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Desalination and Recycle and Reuse Systems to Dominate the Market
This research service discusses how the high population and urbanization of India is putting severe pressure on Indias water resources. Ground water and fresh water are the major resources of India and both are not adequate to meet the growing demand from various sectors. These sectors include agriculture, industry, and domestic use. This situatio...
13 Nov 2014  |  Asia Pacific
Adoption of IFM and Advanced Technology Solutions Will Boost Market Development
The current slowdown in the mining sector and significant reduction in budgets across public sector agencies will have a dampening effect on FM demand. The Australian FM market is driven primarily by construction activity levels, demand for maintenance and refurbishment services, and a strong case for outsourcing. This study uses Frost & Sullivan's...
20 Oct 2014  |  North America
Emerging Opportunities Will Help in Recession Recovery
This research service examines the North American market for tertiary and advanced wastewater treatment equipment, with specific breakdowns provided for the United States and Canada. The overall market is expected to see much stronger growth than has been evident in recent years. The research method consists of a bottom-up approach to aggregate mar...
17 Sep 2014  |  Asia Pacific
Ageing Oilfields and Boost in Oil Production will Sustain Market Growth
The produced water (PW) treatment market in Southeast Asia is currently facing challenges such as high cost in intensive technologies, lack of knowledge on produced water management and public acceptance towards treatment technologies. However, increase in oil production, ageing oilfields, stringent effluent discharge regulations and water conserva...