ANALYSIS

China State of Environment Review 2014

China’s overall environmental quality in 2014 was “average”, but with polluters tampering with monitoring, can we even believe this data? We take a closer look at the mixed news … more

OPINIONS

Chinas New Era of ESG

China’s economy is slowing with challenges arising from ESG factors. MSCI’s Chew & Wang on pollution fines, anti-corruption crackdowns & more from their report. Investors need to be prepared … more

NOTICES & EVENTS

  • China Water Risk is a 2015 GLASA Finalist
    We are one of five finalists for the 2015 Global Leadership Award in Sustainable Apparel to be held on August 27 at World Water Week in Stockholm
  • World Water Week 2015
    26 August, 2015

    We are co-convening a seminar with HSBC, “Rethinking water for growth: balancing trade, resource allocation & economy” … more

  • SECTORS

    AgricultureAGRICULTURE

    Soil pollution has only surfaced after many years, which has contributed to China’s lack of experience to clean dirty soil, according to Gao Shengda from CERA…more

    PowerPOWER

    Award-winning photographer Lu Guang shares his journey in documenting environmental pollution in China, like the life of & fight by members of cancer villages… more

    F&BFOOD & BEVERAGE

    How does Made in China 2025 fit with other ‘Future China’ plans? CWR’s Tan on which industries made the various lists and what the implications & consequences are… more

    MiningMETALS & MINING

    In light of depressing statistics on soil & water pollution, CWR’s Tan gives us 5 reasons to stay optimistic, some of which are the new law & more government disclosure…more

    TextilesTEXTILES

    Design decisions account for 80-90% of economic & environ costs so educating designers is key to sustainability. Redress CEO Dean on this & the EcoChic Design Award…more

    ElectronicsELECTRONICS

    Ever rising consumption coupled with limited resources can’t be sustained; in short a circular economy is a must-do in China. CWR’s Thieriot how this is being led…more

    NEWS

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