The Action Platform officially launches today! Over the next three years, the Platform will advance the Mandate’s pioneering work on water stewardship. It will work with companies, UN entities, governments, NGOs, and other stakeholders to foster collective action, test water stewardship best practices, and mobilize business action.
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.
In November, over a hundred companies and NGOs came together in Mumbai for CDP’s 2017 Water Forum. The convening focused on how companies can stay ahead of the sustainability reporting curve and learn how to adopt best practice water management.
Recent work suggests a growing number of companies are engaging in improved water management as part of water stewardship. But the tangible results remain unclear.
By the year 2030, water demand is expected to exceed sustainable supply by 40 percent, but only 42 percent of respondents from a recent survey conducted by Ecolab and GreenBiz Group cited water management as a strategic corporate initiative.
Nestlé Waters announced this week that it will extend its partnership with the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to certify 20 global factories by 2020, including bottling plants in Canada.
Participate in a global study on the financing of water & sanitation (WASH) projects addressed to project leaders and/or entrepreneurs.
Mars, a Mandate-endorsing company since 2016, has published a statement laying out its approach to water stewardship. Like many companies in the food industry, the vast majority of Mars’ water …
More and more companies will be setting context-based water targets and pursuing innovative water re-use strategies, and I believe we’ll see accelerated progress in closing the water gap.