I have found that businesses tend to focus water stewardship efforts within their owned-and-operated facilities, because this is where they have the most influence and ability to affect changes in practice. However, the greatest water risks – and the greatest opportunities for improved management – often lie in companies’ supply chains.
Water crises have been among the top five global risks in each of the last seven years, according to the World Economic Forum. This year is no exception.
Revolve Water, in association with the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), recently published their “Water Around the Mediterranean” 2017 report. Dedicated to communicating the value of water, Revolve Water’s organizational mission is to identify, encourage and implement innovative solutions for citizens, companies, and cities to become more sustainable in their water and energy usage.
The structure sets a new bar for reducing water consumption in commercial office buildings.
Water is top of mind for many companies when looking to 2018.
Water risk comes in many different shapes and sizes. It is caused by a wide range of water-related issues and affects businesses differently.
Water stewardship is an overarching, dynamic framework for understanding and addressing water risks to your business.
Provide your feedback on the revised GRI 303: Water standard.
As of 2015, 29 percent of the world population did not have access to safely managed drinking water and 61 percent did not have access to a safely managed sanitation service.