Global Business Leaders Advancing Water Stewardship and Resilience

The CEO Water Mandate is a special initiative established in 2007 by the UN Secretary General and the UN Global Compact (UNGC) in partnership with the Pacific Institute to advance corporate water stewardship around the world.

The Mandate offers a powerful forum for companies to share good practices and forge partnerships to address urgent water challenges related to scarcity, quality, governance and access to water and sanitation.

Steward Water Resources

Join the Open Call

To leverage the power of the private sector to advance water solutions, the global business community is coming together to support the SDG Movement on Water Action, whose centerpiece is the Business Leaders’ Open Call to Accelerate Water Action. The Open Call will be Launched at the UN 2023 Water Conference.

  • Become part of a collective movement supported by a robust network of resources and trusted partners to facilitate progress.
  • Demonstrate your company’s commitment to water action across your entire enterprise and in basins around the world.
  • Send a clear message to the public sector on how to empower the global business community to act on water.
  • Leverage your company voice – call on industry peers to join you and multiply the power of your impact.
  • Support our shared humanitarian, environmental, and economic future by building a more water resilient world.

Endorsing the CEO Water Mandate

Accelerate your action on water. Endorse the CEO Water Mandate to commit your business to continual progress along six areas of water stewardship:

  1. Direct Operations
  2. Supply Chain & Watershed Management
  3. Collective Action
  4. Public Policy
  5. Community Engagement
  6. Transparency
Commit to Water Action