An open letter to the High-level Political Forum for Sustainable Development from multi-stakeholder representatives of the water and development community, calling on the UN system and governments to build resilience through urgent action on water.
Next year, AWS will launch version 2.0 of its International Water Stewardship Standard. Ahead of final approval, you can share your feedback and suggestions for improvement.
Ecolab has achieved Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) certification at its two manufacturing facilities in California, in Carson and City of Industry.
During the 8th World Water Forum in Brasília, the Business Alliance for Water and Climate (BAFWAC) signed an agreement with the Moroccan Coalition for Water (COALMA) to collaborate on water and climate, in particular around knowledge sharing and policy engagement.
In the face of profound global water challenges, five global multi-stakeholder partnerships representing business, governments, intergovernmental organizations, academia, and civil society organizations announce a new collaboration effort designed to accelerate progress toward ensuring the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation around the world.
WRI and MIT have developed a proven method to crowdsource local data through businesses to develop a unique water management geodatabase, which is now being scaled. Pinpointing areas with strong or weak water management will allow governments, utilities, businesses and investors to more precisely channel resources to places with the most need.
First convened in November 2017, the Task Force has seen some of its earliest benefit in linking together business representatives and government officials based on an urgent need and a common vision. It is this deepening relationship that will get the Western Cape through the worst drought in at least 300 years.
In 2014, the Mandate helped found the California Water Action Collaborative (CWAC) – unfortunately but affectionately termed “the quack.”
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.