A lot can happen in a year. Having just assumed the roles of Chair and Vice Chair of WASH4Work around World Water Day in 2020, we were on the cusp of a most unprecedented year.
What does it mean to “build back better” as the global economy seeks to recover from the shock of COVID-19? The international environmental community has proposed a “green” global recovery that prioritizes reducing greenhouse gas emissions as governments work to create jobs and stimulate economic growth.
There’s no doubt that companies and other stakeholders are interested in mitigating their water risks and ensuring water security in the long-term.
During times of crisis, communities often face problems that soon branch into many more. We saw this yet again in 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic grew beyond a severe public health crisis to cause ripples of other troubles across many communities.
The US Water Prize celebrates outstanding achievement in the advancement of sustainable, integrated, and inclusive solutions to our nation’s water challenges. Nominations are due Wednesday, March 3, by 8:00pm EDT.
Water systems in most large urban areas like California’s Silicon Valley are linear and highly centralized.
A new series from the Water Resilience Coalition highlights how innovative leadership inspires collective action. In this first installment, Ecolab’s Doug Baker outlines the importance of collective action on the world’s escalating freshwater crisis.
The end of the year is often a time for resolutions and reflections. Especially in 2020 – a year that has caused us to change our behavior, examine our priorities and think deeply about our world’s challenges and how we can address them.
At Diageo we’re proud to have made good progress on our water ambitions for 2020 – for example 46% improved water efficiency and 100% water replenished.
This year marks the ten-year anniversary of the adoption of the Human Right to Water and Sanitation (HRWS) by the UN General Assembly marking the importance that water and sanitation plays for societal well-being.