USEFUL LINKS > Research Institutes & Think Tanks

  • Water Policy & Practice: a knowledge base of activities by International Institute for Sustainable Development that aims to addressing sustainable water and sanitation Policy & Practice.

  • CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems WLE’s vision is of a world in which agriculture thrives alongside vibrant ecosystems, and those engaged in agriculture live in good health, enjoy food and nutritional security, and have access to the inputs and resources they need to continuously improve their livelihoods.

  • Eye on Earth  Eye on Earth is a window to discovering new ways of seeing the environment. Data is transformed into a powerful visual format which everyone can interact with. What on Earth can you explore? From air quality in your city to water quality at your favourite beach, the maps of Eye on Earth can show you all sorts of things about your environment.

  • ChangCe Thinktank Promotes social objective driven prosperity through public and private partnerships (PPP) by optimizing the synergy among government, academics, NGOs and businesses, with the aim of pooling collective wisdom and knowledge to deliver value added policy outputs that are win-win in the resource constrained society.

  • WRI – Electricity Governance Initiative This initiative works with sector decision-makers and civil society to promote transparency, accountability, and public participation in the electricity sector

  • World Water Council An international think tank to promote awarenss, build political commitment and trigger action on critical water issues at all levels

  • World Resources Institute An environmental think tank and nonprofit organization working on climate, energy & transport, governance & access, markets & enterprise and people & ecosystems

  • Stockholm International Water Institute An independent, non-profit policy institute that generates research, awareness and policies on global water issues

  • Responsible Research A provider of independent environmental, social and governance research in Asia for global institutional asset owners and asset managers

  • Pacific Institute A non-profit research institute that works to advance environmental protection, economic development and social equity

  • Natural Resources Defense Council China A US environmental action organization and was the first international environmental organization to establish clean energy and green building programs in China

  • International Water Management Institute A non-profit research organization focusing on improving the management of land and water resources for food, livelihoods and the environment

  • Institute of Water Policy Established by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in 2008 to meet challenges in efficient and effective water management in the Asia Pacific region

  • China Environment Forum China Environment Forum creates programming and publications to encourage dialog among U.S. and Chinese scholars, policymakers, businesses, and nongovernmental organizations on environmental and energy challenges in China

  • Civic Exchange Public policy think thank based in Hong Kong