Utilities

How Knowledge Ridge Delivered Expert Insights on Waste Management in Taiwan and ASEAN Countries to a Global Think-Tank Based in Japan

<ul><li style="text-align: justify;"><strong><u>Client Need:</u></strong></li></ul><p style="text-align: justify;">A global think-tank and systems integrator based out Japan approached Knowledge Ridge with a need for first-hand expert insights into Waste Management Projects (Waste to Energy) in ASEAN (Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Philippines) and Taiwan. This included first-hand pinpointed insights and well-rounded perspectives on business operations and functional details of the global players focussed on waste management operating in these regions. The main focus areas for the client were solid waste to energy and wastewater treatment. Along with the locations across ASEAN Countries and Taiwan, the client also required insights on a particular incineration plant in Macau which was of significant interest to them. The client&rsquo;s need specifically focussed on undertaking consultations with experts involved in the Management/ Operations of waste to energy plants and operational manager or plant head for the plant in Macau.</p><ul style="text-align: justify;"><li><strong><u>Knowledge Ridge Solution:</u></strong></li></ul><p style="text-align: justify;">Knowledge Ridge researchers selected relevant experts from the waste management arena in ASEAN countries (Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Philippines) and Taiwan. This also included experts involved in the operations of an incineration plant in Macau. These experts were phone interviewed to understand their direct involvement and were shortlisted based on their expertise and experience in providing a deep dive into business operations and functional details of the global players focussed on waste management operating in the regions in question. This included CEOs, Plant Heads, Operations Managers, Plant Maintenance Engineers from waste management companies Subsequently, experts were identified and shortlisted, and their biography was drafted as per Knowledge Ridge&rsquo;s phone interviewing process. The final list of experts was sent to the client for their selection.</p><ul style="text-align: justify;"><li><strong><u>Knowledge Ridge Impact:</u></strong></li></ul><p style="text-align: justify;">Knowledge Ridge identified 14 experts from waste management companies in the ASEAN region and Taiwan. The client selected 11 experts and conducted hourly phone consultations with each of them. This resulted in the client gaining first-hand perspectives and actionable insights into business operations and functional details of the global players focussed on waste management operating in the ASEAN countries and Taiwan. The selected experts shared their insights and perspectives on solid waste to energy and wastewater treatment in the regions of interest. This also included first-hand perspectives and answers to questions from experts involved with an inceration plant in Macau.&nbsp;</p>