Almost all liquid freshwater in the world is hidden from plain sight, underground. As the saying goes, out of sight, out of mind. What do we really know about the quantity and quality of our main source of drinking water? How are we protecting it from pollution and over-use? This World Water Day, all eyes are on groundwater.
Tom Williams, Director of Water at WBCSD, Alexandra Knezovich, Director of Operations at Toilet Board Coalition & Michael Alexander, Head of Water, Environment and Agriculture Sustainability at Diageo and Vice …
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.
The end of the year is often a time for resolutions and reflections. Especially in 2020 – a year that has caused us to change our behavior, examine our priorities and think deeply about our world’s challenges and how we can address them.