Contributor: Paul Reig

Paul Reig

About Paul Reig

Paul Reig is an Associate at the Markets and Enterprise Program. He leads the design and development of the Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas, WRI’s tool for measuring and mapping water risks. He also coordinates the working groups and companies charged with reviewing, road-testing, and applying the Aqueduct tool. Prior to joining WRI, Paul spent close to 4 years managing a wide range of water resources conservation and ecosystem restoration construction projects throughout the US States of Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina. Paul also spent time in Latin America working on environmental and social impact assessments for international energy and mining corporations. Paul grew up in Barcelona, and holds a Master in Integrated Water Resources Management from McGill University in Montreal, a BS and MS in Environmental and Agricultural Biology from the University of Navarra, in Pamplona, Spain, as well as a Certificate in Project Management from Georgetown University. Paul is an avid sailor and enjoys spending his free time on the water.

Shale Gas & Water: A Tale of 3 Countries

Governments & energy companies are grappling with balancing large shale gas reserves & limited water resources. Can countries unlock these reserves? WRI’s Maddocks & Reig share three shale tales from China, Argentina & the UK … more

Conflicting Reporting Hinders Water Risk Strategies

World Resource Institute’s Tien Shiao & Paul Reig discuss how inconsistent definitions of water stress & scarcity, and risk mean that not only do companies end up with inadequate mitigation strategies, but investors too are unable to form comparable benchmarks … more

Aqueduct Global Water Stress Rankings

Aqueduct’s first-ever water stressed rankings of 100 river basins & 181 nations found that 37 countries face national & economic security threats from exposure to extremely high baseline water stress levels … more

Water: Last Chance to Measure & Disclsose

CDP’s water questionnaire is due on 27 June and co-hosted a webinar with WRI to provide step-by-step guidance. Finally, disclosure made easy? Paul Reig and Tien Shiao from Aqueduct tells us how … more



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