16 Oct '11, 9am

Chinese Factory Riots Show Solar Isn't Always Sustainable

Chinese Factory Riots Show Solar Isn't Always Sustainable

Things have undeniably gotten better since the days of the Cultural Revolution, but China is still a country that doesn’t empower its citizens with the most basic of human rights. For example, a man in the town where the riots took place was arrested for the outrageous offense of publicly voicing his concerns that high rates of leukemia in the region might be a result of the factory’s pollution. This type of repression, both at the firm and at the societal level is the antithesis of sustainability. It is a farse that must be called out by those of us who claim to stand for the triple bottom line both in business and in government.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/10/chinese-factory-riots...

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