The 16th Stockholm China Forum – a meeting place and informal dialogue between European, American and Chinese policy makers, researchers, and representatives from the business sector covering a wide array of topics on current issues.

Difficulties in recruiting and maintaining workers, the trend of Chinese companies moving abroad and public concern over widespread pollution put pressure on Chinese businesses to focus on social and environmental issues.

Will the world’s cities be allowed to sprawl out and become traps of inequality and degradation? Or will we be able to manage their growth, making them smart, sustainable and drivers for integration and innovation?