The Man Who Wants To Turn China Green

From BBC News:

On the outskirts of Changsha, capital of China’s Hunan province, stand a 130-foot tall gold Egyptian pyramid and a full-size replica of the Versailles palace.

They are the icons of Broad Town, a huge factory campus owned by middle-aged businessman Zhang Yue.

The pyramid and the palace, rather incongruous in China’s heartland, are reminders that Mr Zhang is a bit different from the average Chinese industrialist.

He is chief executive of privately held Broad Air Conditioning, and has made his fortune on green technology – and a code of ethics.

Read also Mr. Zhang Builds His Dream Town by James Fallows.

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