If companies fully understood the business benefits of providing access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) they would all be doing it – and disclosing it. So says new analysis by WaterAid and CDP.
This week, the CEO Water Mandate published its summary of the core messages and outcomes from its World Water Forum 8 meetings and side events in Brasília, Brazil at the end of March.
This blog provides an overview of the plans and initiatives that Brazil is implementing towards its climate pledge, and presents some measures that Brazilian companies are taking to adapt to water-related impacts of climate change.
A fundamental shift is needed to avert devastating consequences, says high level panel on water.
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.
As of 2015, 29 percent of the world population did not have access to safely managed drinking water and 61 percent did not have access to a safely managed sanitation service.
Today we are putting more pressure on freshwater resources than ever. Between a rapidly growing population and a shifting climate, water stress – and therefore water risk – is increasing around the world.
The Mandate developed a SDG experience booth on water highlighting growing water challenges at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit.
Tien Shiao co-authored this piece with: Morgan Gillespy (CDP) Alexis Morgan (WWF International) Paul Reig (World Resources Institute), and Kari Vigerstol (The Nature Conservancy) Water-related business risks are becoming more …