ANALYSIS

Water Footprint Why It Matters (1)

Despite growing recognition, water footprint is not without its detractors & criticisms have come from economists & life-cycle scholars. Check out 5 reasons why we think the concept is still relevant … more

OPINIONS

Using Public Environmental Data

China wants a green credit rating system. Dr Guo Peiyuan of the China Financial Association’s Green Finance Expert Committee, expands on how publicly available environmental data can help … more

NOTICES & EVENTS

  • 2017 No.1 Doc: Modern Agriculture, Rural Development & Supply-side Structural Reform
    'Water is a strategically important task'
  • 4th Intl Conference on Water Economics, Statistics & Finance
    26 - 28 April, 2017

    Join the discussion on the role of finance in achieving water security … more

  • SECTORS

    AgricultureAGRICULTURE

    Water stress in 54% of China worsened in 2001-2010 but agri water use fell due to water-efficient farming. Hear from WRI on China’s water status…more

    PowerPOWER

    China’s North is parched but is home to a significant amount of coal reserves & arable land. Can wind & solar bring relief? What are the obstacles?…more

    F&BFOOD & BEVERAGE

    How thirsty are some of our favourite drinks & snacks? Check out the water footprints of chocolate, beer & crisps and the impact on China…more

    MiningMETALS & MINING

    Earth Security Group shows aquifer depletion is a systemic business risk – 75 reviewed co’s are risk aware but more engagement is needed…more

    TextilesTEXTILES

    With China moving to close the loop, what are the latest developments in circular fashion? Who are the leading innovators?…more

    ElectronicsELECTRONICS

    Global clean energy & smart tech rely on rare earths from China; but mining & processing these are highly polluting – can this continue?…more

    NEWS

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