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A new mapping tool identifies and measures exposure to water risk.
Concerns about the world’s most precious resource - water – are growing, and businesses are increasingly taking note. A recent survey with responses from 150 large corporations conducted by CDP Water Disclosure revealed that 39% of companies have already experienced disruptions in operations, increasing expenses, and other detrimental impacts related to water. Although water risk is a significant concerrn, 62% of the responding companies also recognized that a water-constrained world could create opportunities to reduce operating costs with efficiency gains and generate new business in innovative water solutions.
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An overview of China’s evolving domestic climate policy.
Manish Bapna believes that the path to solving global climate change runs straight through China, which is why the World Resources Institute is putting so much effort into working closely with the country and its leaders.
Practical Lessons from China-based Suppliers in Achieving Environmental Performance
This working paper highlights examples of five companies operating
in China and illustrates the approaches they have adopted to address
environmental problems. The paper focuses on water pollution within China’s challenging business landscape.
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As the Tianjin climate negotiations come to a close, progress remains patchy. The forecast is still cloudy, but rays of sunlight are just starting to peak through.
Countries should step back and look at what their leaders agreed to in Copenhagen as they prepare for Tianjin and beyond.
Lessons from China
This report examines how low-carbon technologies have been introduced, adapted, deployed, and diffused in three greenhouse gas-intensive sectors in China: supercritical/ultrasupercritical (SC/USC) coal-fired power generation technology; onshore wind energy technology; and blast furnace top gas...