Contributor: Cecilia Tortajada
China Steps Into Soft Power Vacuum
As the US retreats, Asit Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada explore how China is becoming the world’s leading soft power, from infrastructural development to research progress, and hurdles it faces ahead … more
Water Efficiency Policy: A Technological High-Water Mark?
From biomimicry to data analytics, Singapore is developing new technology to produce clean water without sinking the environment. Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy’s Tommy Kevin Lee and Cecilia Tortajada expand … more
Can China Clean Up Its Act?
After decades of growth, China’s contaminated land area is bigger than the UK. Professor Biswas & Tortajada look at what China’s policymakers are doing to change this … more
Managing the World’s Liquid Asset – Water
Savvy investors now recognise water as a business risk yet there is still no agreed global standard & framework for sustainability reporting. Biswas, Tortajada & Chandler on why corporates & governments must do more to change the culture & mindset over the use of water … more
Counting the Costs of Floods in China
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