Our Challenge & Focus

“Avoiding a real liquidity crunch, one that could impact billions of lives and cost trillions of dollars is one of our greatest challenges in the 21st century.”

Asia has limited water resources, yet water is the only resource we cannot survive without. We must create a new paradigm of ‘business unusual’ in Asia if we are to ensure the continent’s water security. Asian leaders, businesses, financiers, entrepreneurs & scientists have the opportunity to pave the way in making decisions today for water tomorrow.

Rise to the challenge and join us in “waterproofing” Asia.

WATER-NOMICS

Finding a national roadmap to more GDP on less water & less pollution by wedding economic planning to water resource management

WATER RISK VALUATION

Building consensus toward water risk valuation in credit/equity portfolios & financial decision-making to drive capital flow to responsible users

BUSINESS UNUSUAL

Regulating for a future with water will disrupt multiple sectors & global trade to forge an era of business unusual & circular economy

What We Do

“We cannot solve what we don’t understand”

CWR aims to catalyse a better understanding of the complex web of water risks to unlock innovations. We strive to be the “go-to” resource on water risks and collaborate with experts, research & scientific institutes as well as IGOs and NGOs to bring you the latest views on water & climate risks in the region.

In addition to proprietary research in our focus areas, we also co-publish policy briefs with government-related bodies in China and beyond. We engage extensively with the business and investment communities and reports we have written for financial institutions have been considered ground-breaking in the understanding of water risks across sectors we cover.

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Commissioned Reports

Collaborate in thought leadership from finance, policy to tech for a water secure Asia

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Expert Collaboration

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Strategic Insights

Understand future business risks in a changing waterscape – physical, regulatory & reputational

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Risk Assessments

Get on top of systemic water risk exposure in your loan book or asset portfolios

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Investor Engagement

Access intel in one-on-ones or roadshows on the impact on water risk across key sectors

The Latest

Latest Analysis & Opinions

20 September, 2019
Hong Kong's shortsighted & unrealistic climate plans will leave key assets & infrastructure exposed that mean the government, companies, investors and the public are even more exposed. China Water Risk's Dharisha Mirando & Debra Tan expand
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20 September, 2019
How will water & climate risks, including rising sea levels & droughts, threaten the already water-stressed Greater Bay Area (GBA)? CWR's Tan & Mirando explain in their latest CLSA report and highlight companies' failure in climate risk disclosures
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20 September, 2019
Multiple policy innovations have been unleashed to protect the Yangtze River as it is too big to fail - corporates and investors need to get on top of the YREB to avoid regulatory shocks
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20 September, 2019
With RMB5bn already allocated to supporting ecological compensation along the Yangtze River, what's next? Chinese Academy for Environmental Planning's Dr Zhanfeng Dong highlights what needs improving
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20 September, 2019
The Capital Two Zones plan is set to protect Zhangjiakou, upstream of water stressed Beijing & host of the 2022 Winter Olympics - how will this impact industry and development? China Water Risk's Yuanchao Xu explores
#analysis
20 September, 2019
Building on their successful Blue Map mobile app, IPE takes it up another notch with the new Blue City Water Quality Map. Hear from their Shen Sunan on which cities are leading and which are lagging
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We Recommend

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Agriculture emits as much greenhouse gas as electricity and this needs to change. China Water Risk's Woody Chan...
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17 October, 2017
Cooperation and conflict exist on a spectrum in transboundary river basins. Dr Selina Ho from Lee Kuan Yew...
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14 February, 2018
Water represents man’s most challenging and complex risk. Floods and droughts, pollution and water conflicts combine in conceivably disastrous ways with rapid urbanisation, a...
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30 August, 2019
30 August 2019 - China Water Risk guest authors new report for CLSA U®, “Thirsty and underwater: Rising risks in the Greater Bay Area”....
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China Water Risk releases a new report titled Yangtze Water Risks, Hotspots & Growth...
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