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


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


  • 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



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


    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


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


    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


    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


    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



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