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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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

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The Latest

Latest Analysis & Opinions

20 July, 2022
Alt protein has been grabbing headlines but now market watchers are beginning to say that the appetite for it has peaked. Varun Deshpande, Founder of Good Food Institute shares how it can sizzle again
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20 July, 2022
HK’s 1st ever sustainable food hall has just opened! We chat with Co-Founder, Matt Reid from KIN to learn how to revolutionize F&B operations in HK
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20 July, 2022
Amid water crisis approaching Hong Kong, Green Council's Head of Sustainability Felix Lam who leads water conservation movement gathering 600+ commercial sites in Hong Kong to cherish water shares the why & objectives of the campaign
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20 July, 2022
From cleaning water to breaking down plastics, fungi could be key to a sustainable planet. Mitchell P. Jones, a Postdoctoral Research at TU Wien shares 5 ways how based on his research
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20 July, 2022
Business of Fashion (BoF)'s 2nd Sustainability Index is hot off the press. Their Sarah Kent, Index lead, shares what's new in this second edition & how fashion's 30 biggest companies performed
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20 July, 2022
While some industries are stepping up in the climate fight, fashion that accounts for 8-10% of global green house gases isn't. CWR's Dawn McGregor rounds-up the latest worrying trends
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