Don’t be Blindsided, Do Something!
by China Water Risk 6 June, 2013
With increased transparency by the MEP, naming & shaming polluting companies, and the newly released State of Environment Report 2013, we take a look at what different industries were doing/ can do to address water risk. Anne-Marie Fleury, Director of the Environment & Climate Change at the International Commission of Mining & Metals shares with us her views on the industry’s potential water blindspot. Public awareness is also building with concerns over pollution and health, so watch out for China’s new breed of water watchdogs! Kirsten MacDonald, Pacific Environment’s China Program Director gives us the lowdown. With the textile and chemical fabric industries expected to face closer scrutiny, Christina Dean, the founder of Redress tells us why getting the R Cert is could to the trick for denim and Sarah Swenson of Prime Asia Leather walks us though how the company reduced its water footprint in leather production. Finally, with the CDP water questionnaire deadline fast approaching, this is your last chance to measure and disclose water risks … Paul Reig & Tien Shiao of Aqueduct give us a step-by-step approach on how to get started.
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