Companies in Beijing are reporting increasing difficulties in attracting staff - Chinese and foreign - to the capital, leading to concerns pollution is not only damaging Beijing residents' health but also the city's business competitiveness.
The Association for Sustainable & Responsible Investment in Asia (ASrIA) has appointed Jessica Robinson as its new general manager, marking a new phase in the organization’s growth and development.
PV manufacturer LDK Solar yesterday announced the promotion of Xingxue Tong from his current position as President, Chief Operating Officer to CEO with immediate effect.
LDK Solar Co. (LDK), the world’s second- largest maker of wafers, cut 5,554 workers this year after plunging prices cut margins to record lows amid a shakeout that’s claimed thousands of renewable-energy jobs, according to a Bloomberg report today.
Cleantech-focused investor the Global Environment Fund (GEF) has appointed Luis Miranda as a senior adviser, where he will contribute to the company’s business in India.
Derrick Noe has become the second senior executive to leave Suzlon Energy Ltd. India’s biggest wind turbine maker, after resigning his position as chief financial officer (CFO) of the company’s German unit, Repower SE.  Suzlon Group’s CFO Robin Banerjee quit last month to be replaced by Kirti Vagadia, the head of corporate finance.
Renesola has appointed Xiaoliang Liang as president of its China division, a newly-created position in which he will head the sales and the systems development business. Liang has a varied business development and engineering background. From 2006 to 2010 he served a business director for Gamesa, where he led the team’s efforts in developing more than 2GW wind farms in northern and eastern China.
Beijing will boost employment in the renewable energy sector with policy and financial support to tackle job pressures and improve the city's environment, according to the city’s labor authority.
Allan Zhang, a specialist in China climate change policy and sustainable business has appointed to PwC’s UK Sustainability and Climate Change team.
Anil Kakodkar
Anil Kakodkar has been unveiled as chairman of the recently launched Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during a speech to the Indian Science Congress.