Managing Director & Senior Partner; APAC Regional Leader, Public Sector Practice
周园是波士顿咨询公司（BCG）董事总经理，全球资深合伙人，BCG公共部门和基础设施专项亚太区及中国区负责人、气候和可持续发展议题中国联席负责人、 BCG全球未来城市中心联合主席。她是区域和城市发展课题的专家，在经济产业、城市管理以及数字城市等领域拥有丰富的咨询经验。 她也是BCG北京办公室的负责人。
With no precedent to guide them, governments must create a strategy for reopening economic and social life. A graduated plan, governed at the national level and implemented at the local level, offers flexibility and opportunities for learning.
To understand China’ sustainability focus, it’s worth considering its history. This is a country that over the past 40 years has—in an astonishingly rapid transformation—lifted 800 million people out of poverty. In this effort, the work is not yet complete. Poverty persists in remote rural and mountain areas among communities living in environmentally fragile places.
BCG’s work in Sichuan reflects a profound transition now under way in China. The country is moving from a government strategy oriented primarily around GDP growth to one that focuses on sustainable development and strikes a balance between economic growth, environmental protection and overall societal needs.
Despite rising costs and trade disputes, the country’s manufacturing sector is poised for strong growth.
As cities become larger, governments strain to meet the needs of growing populations. Technology can help, but it’s only one part of a broader solution.
The goal is not to unseat the tech giants or even to defend market share. It’s to acquire the tools and the mindset you need to pursue opportunities in the digital age.
China’s growing One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative means existing players must remain on their toes, innovating, refocusing, and partnering to succeed.
The new generation of city clusters that evolves around emerging megacities will feature larger population, faster expansion and broader reach compared to their counterparts in developed nations during the same stage of economic development.