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Private Sector Engagement Can Further Sustainable Water Management

(June 2, 2014, Oakland, CA) – The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate and WWF make the case for private sector engagement in water policy and management in a new discussion paper responding to the question of whether such strategies truly advance the public interest. Industry relies on fresh water directly to manufacture goods and…
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UN Secretary-General Highlights CEO Water Mandate to UN General Assembly

(18 February 2014, New York) — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on world governments and the international community to work together to secure water, sanitation and sustainable energy for all as part of the broad Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda. Speaking to UN Member States at a special thematic dialogue on “Water, Sanitation, and Sustainable…
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Deputy Secretary-General Addresses CEO Water Mandate

(New York, 19 September 2013) – United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson addressed a special session of the UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate, emphasizing the need for international cooperation with the business community to address global water and sanitation challenges. The Deputy Secretary-General provided the keynote address at the CEO Water Mandate‘s special event during the UN Global Compact…
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EWP to be European Coordinator of the Water Action Hub

(Brussels/New York/Oakland, 22 March 2013) – To mark World Water Day 2013 and in the spirit of the 2013 Year of Water Cooperation, Brussels-based NGO European Water Partnership (EWP) and the UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate announced a new partnership today. The two organizations are joining efforts to launch the Water Action Hub (“the…
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International Water Experts Convene in India to Address Global Crisis in Water and Sanitation: Role of Business Highlighted at CEO Water Mandate Conference

(Mumbai/India, 5 March 2013) – The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate today convened an international conference in Mumbai, India, to explore how the global business community can positively contribute to the growing global and regional water and sanitation challenges – especially with respect to the UN’s Post-2015 Development Agenda. Approximately 160 leaders from business, civil…
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Water Stewardship Conference to Address Post-2015 Development Priorities

(New York, 26 February 2013) – Marking the critical importance of water stewardship around the world and its relation to the United Nation’s process to define post-2015 development priorities, the CEO Water Mandate will convene a major conference in Mumbai, India. Global and domestic companies, government agencies, civil society groups, academia and the UN will…
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Over 60 Projects Posted on New “Water Action Hub”

(New York, 15 November 2012) — The UN Global Compact Office today announced that 63 projects have been posted on the CEO Water Mandate’s “Water Action Hub” since it was launched in August 2012 — surpassing internal expectations and reinforcing the need for an international platform to showcase water stewardship initiatives and “match-make” organizations on…
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CEO Water Mandate Launches Global Water Action Hub

World’s First Platform to Unite Stakeholders on Water Stewardship Projects; Companion Guide Also Released (29 August 2012, Stockholm) –  The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate initiative today announced the launch of a global Water Action Hub – the world’s first on-line platform to unite companies, governments, NGOs, and other stakeholders on a range of…
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CEO Water Mandate Announces Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines

Provides First Common Approach to Water Reporting (27 August 2012, Stockholm) – The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate initiative today announced the release of its Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines – providing the first ever common approach to corporate water disclosure. Companies are fundamentally changing the way they address water. Increasingly, they are investing in…
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