by China Water Risk 7 August, 2012
With over 500 protests a day, this month we look at the role and impact of environmental protests which are largely rural and water related. Professor Zweig, the Director of the Center on China’s Transnational Relations also weighs in with his views. Given increasing NGO pressure, reputational risk of brands come into question: Textile specialist Pinneco Research ponders if water woes signal the end of fast fashion or will new trends emerge? Esprit tell us why they are a trendsetter in this regard with their new recycled collection boasting up to 70% water savings.
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