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  • Green Financing For Climate Resilience

    We sat down with Dr Christine Chan from the Climate Bonds Initiative working group to get the latest on green finance. How have China’s green bonds been received? What is next for investors? … more

  • MyH2O – Test Your Water

    To improve transparency, Charlene Ren set-up MyH2O, one of China’s first online crowdsourcing networks on drinking water quality. We sat down with Ren to learn more about their testing, interactive mapping platform and what’s next … more

  • Water Stewardship: The Impact To Date

    A new report finds there has been little evolution from business -as-usual in regards to water management. What behaviours need to change? How can this be achieved? We sat down with report authors James Dalton from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) & Peter Newborne from the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) … more

  • Securing Water For Hong Kong’s Future

    The Jockey Club Water Initiative on Sustainability & Engagement (JC-WISE) aims to secure long-term water sustainability for Hong Kong. CWR sat down with Dr Frederick Lee, member of the initiative … more

  • Environmental Law: 1 Year On

    China’s amended Environmental Protection Law has been in effect more than 18 months now. How impactful has it been? Have there been more fines & violations? What about compensation? China Water Risk sat down with Liu Feiqin, from the China University of Political Science & Law, to get her thoughts on this & more … more

  • Corporate Bonds Water Credit Risk Tool

    China Water Risk sat down with GCP’s Liesel Van Ast & GIZ’s Simone Dettling, two developers of the Corporate Bonds Water Credit Risk Tool to find out how it helps investors & banks mitigate exposure and impact on the bottom line … more

  • Water Rights in China

    Professor Jia Shaofeng, Deputy Director of the Center for Water Resources Research of CAS, shares his in-depth insights on water rights in China – what they are, who owns them, how can they be “traded” & why a market trading system should be the way foward … more

  • Industrial Water: Meeting New Standards

    Dr. Anthony Ma from Hong Kong Productivity Council introduces HSBC’s new programme to help industries meet water standards and calls for government support to the factories to install pollution control and efficiency improvement facilities that cost millions of yuan … more

  • Fundamental Issues: Industrial Wastewater

    Professor Ma Zhong, dean of the School of Environment of Renmin University gives his in-depth views on the industrial wastewater standards & pricing. Is it cheaper to pollute than to treat? … more

  • WWF’s Stuart Orr on the Water Risk Filter

    WWF’s Stuart Orr on the newly launched Water Risk Filter Tool. The tool is free and helps companies & investors assess exposure to water risks in their industry and basins where they operate and invest. … more

  • Intel Views Effective Water and Wastewater Management as Key

    Tom Cooper, from Intel says “not everyone realizes the importance of water”. Tom, the Corporate Water Programs Manager for Intel tells China Water Risk what Intel is doing on the water front in China. … more

  • Cleaning up China’s IT Industry

    China water expert, Ma Jun guides us through a campaign by 35 Chinese NGOs concerning heavy metal poisoning incidents by the supply chains of 27 of the world’s leading electronic companies. Find out who’s are the leaders and laggards in their response. … more

  • China’s New Economy (And What This Means For The Environment)

    Alexandra Harney, author of “The China Price: The True Cost of Chinese Competitive Advantage” talks to China Water Risk about China’s manufacturing model and its implications for the environment. … more