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.
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.
To combat the spread of COVID-19 and rebuild our economies during and after the pandemic, collective action on water and hygiene is essential.
In the past few weeks, communities around the country have experienced record-breaking rain, heat, hurricanes, and drought.
This virtual five-day conference, organized by the German development cooperation (GIZ), connects relevant stakeholders around key topics on water.
The CEO Water Mandate Secretariat is pleased to launch a beta version of A Business Framework for Water & COVID-19, a new web-based resource that helps companies take action on the water- and handwashing-related aspects of the global pandemic.
The WASH4Work initiative organized a webinar to discuss the key links between COVID-19, WASH, and the role that businesses can play.
James Dalton of the IUCN describes the importance of efforts such as the Water ChangeMaker Awards to building resilient environments and communities.