There’s no doubt that companies and other stakeholders are interested in mitigating their water risks and ensuring water security in the long-term.
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.
A new series from the Water Resilience Coalition highlights how innovative leadership inspires collective action. In this first installment, Ecolab’s Doug Baker outlines the importance of collective action on the world’s escalating freshwater crisis.
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.
At Diageo we’re proud to have made good progress on our water ambitions for 2020 – for example 46% improved water efficiency and 100% water replenished.
The Water Resilience Coalition, an industry-driven, CEO-led initiative of the United Nations Global Compact, has launched “Water is Resilience: A Call for Collective Action on Water Access” in partnership with WaterAid as part of the global response to COVID-19.