Contributor: Woody Chan
Electronic Brands: Sustainable Or Not?
The new CLSA U® report cautions that despite looming risks, brands’ strategies point to focus on short-term profits instead of sustainability. CWR’s Woody Chan looks at action from recycling to obsolescence … more
Water Footprint: Why It Matters
Despite growing recognition, water footprint is not without its detractors & criticisms have come from economists & life-cycle scholars. Check out 5 reasons why we think the concept is still relevant … more
Wastewater: Good To The Last Drop
Happy World Water Day! In the year of wastewater, we look at China’s management of the ‘waste’. Plus, what does the 13FYP hold? Action; given rising wastewater discharge & low re-use rates … more
Water In: Beer, Crisps & Chocolate
Food & drink help create a festive atmosphere in Christmas but how much water do they use? China Water Risk’s Woody Chan looks into the water footprints of beer, chocolate & crisps, the impact on China & potential solutions … more
Can China’s “Milky-ways” Continue?
Consumption of dairy products in China has notably increased over the last 16 years. China Water Risk’s McGregor, Li & Chan take a look if these “milky-ways” can continue and also how much leading dairy companies (Chinese & foreign) are disclosing … more
1 Year On: Where Are The Top Fashion Brands?
It’s one year on but have brands upped their sustainability actions? We take a closer look at who’s not going circular and who’s leading the pack with more initiatives and engagement with NGOs … more