ANALYSIS

China Flood Insurance - Lessons & Opportunities

Only 2% of the RMB147bn of losses from 2016 summer floods are covered by insurance. With various pilots since the 80’s failing, Liu expands on past & future role of flood insurance for CWR … more

OPINIONS

Counting the Costs of China's Floods

With China in the midst of one of its worst flood episodes in history, Asit K Biswas & Cecilia Tortajada look at the significant social and economic costs of floods, and what can be done about them … more

NOTICES & EVENTS

  • New CWR Brief! Today’s Fight for the Future of Fashion
    CWR publishes a new brief summarising water risks for global fashion industry. Is there room for fast fashion in a Beautiful China?
  • World Water Week 2016
    28 August, 2016

    We are co-convening a seminar with IASS & GWP, “Making sound energy choices today to achieve water security tomorrow” … more

  • SECTORS

    AgricultureAGRICULTURE

    China’s new Soil Ten Action Plan completes China’s pollution plan trifecta. See which industries are hit & how tight deadlines are… more

    PowerPOWER

    China’s North is parched but rich in wind and sun. CWR’s Thieriot on how these can save water and still generate significant power… more

    F&BFOOD & BEVERAGE

    Areas along the Yangtze dominate Chinese production; >30bt of wastewater flows into rivers & lakes along the river. We look at the risks…more

    MiningMETALS & MINING

    Global clean energy & smart tech has grown thanks to China’s rare earths. CWR’s Liu on if this can continue given the heavy pollution & more… more

    TextilesTEXTILES

    IPE has launched version 3.0 of their Blue Map app. IPE’s Logan on the updates & its value for brands, suppliers and consumers… more

    ElectronicsELECTRONICS

    China is one of the largest producers of e-waste with >6 mt/year. Faced with mountains of this, Green Initiatives launched [WE] Project…more

    NEWS

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