In implementing water stewardship, companies can build more resilient operations and suppliers, protect their license to operate, save money, promote workplace productivity, strengthen brand value, and more.
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.
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.
Water is top of mind for many companies when looking to 2018.
As corporate water assessment tools and stewardship initiatives continue to emerge and their underlying approaches and methodologies evolve, there has been a proliferation of sometimes conflicting interpretations and uses of …