Contributor: Tien Shiao

Tien Shiao

About Tien Shiao

Tien Shiao has a decade of environmental experience with a focus on water risk and water stewardship. She was an environmental engineer for several years at the World Resources Institute and Battelle Memorial Institute and has work experience in US and China. She is currently the Sustainability Relations Responsible for China at H&M. Her responsibilities include communicating H&M’s sustainability initiatives and convening stakeholders to optimize impacts and mitigate risks of H&M’s sustainability programs for their supply chain. Her focus areas are water, chemical, energy, and fair wage. She has a Masters in Environmental Management from Yale University and Masters in Environmental Engineering from Northwestern University.

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

Syngas: Trade Offs for Water & Air

WRI discusses how China’s latest scheme to cut air pollution by replacing coal with synthetic gas will exacerbate water stress in coal-rich provinces. Find out how China’s response to air pollution poses a threat to water … 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

Asia Water Week: 5 Takeaways

Didn’t have time to follow this year’s Asia Water Week? Check out World Resources Institute’s Tien Shiao 5 top takeaways for the future of water for private sector and government … more

Mapping Water with Aqueduct

With a water supply crisis as a top five risks facing the world, WRI’s Tien Shiao walks us through how Aqueduct can help companies and investors gain perspective … more



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