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Slides and recording from webinar on addressing water challenges through stewardship in Brazil – in English and Portuguese.
Slides, recording, and notes from webinar on climate change and water in Southeast Brazil – in English and Portuguese.
This paper presents the case for the business value creation and economic benefits associated with positive actions on WASH as well as outlining how business can contribute to Sustainable…
Because many sourcing countries face challenges in accessing WASH, Gap Inc. invests in programs that not only ensure that the people who make their clothes work in safe, fair…
A high-level summary of research findings and recommendations for driving progress on WASH and SDG6 through supply-chains and voluntary standards.
Understand the importance of incorporating the hydrologic, social, and political context of the basin in which your company is operating into your water sustainability planning.
Translate your company’s responsibility to respect the human rights to water and sanitation (HRWS) into their existing water management policies, processes, and company cultures
Understand why companies seeking to manage water-related business risks can and should
contribute to improved water and sanitation management and governance that is also in the public interest.
Learn how Hindustan Unilever Limited, through its foundation in India, is drawing connections between the
local and the global and working to share the voices of local organizations, and how…
Effectively partner with communities, governments, and NGOs to advance the SDGs while realizing critical local resilience benefits.
The global sanitation crisis is one of the most critical sustainable development challenges facing the world today. In this discussion paper, we explore the business case for corporate action…
Understand how definitions and interpretations of terms like “water scarcity”, “water stress”, and “water risk” have evolved over time and how they are currently being used differently by various…
The Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines seek to advance a common approach to corporate water disclosure that addresses the complexity and local nature of water resources.
Work towards better aligning water challenges as shared objectives with mutually-beneficial outcomes, as opposed to each stakeholder “fighting its corner” to the detriment of the others.
Connect with other groups working on similar issues or in the same region to meet long term water-related objectives through collective action.
Understanding the nature of water challenges in conflict and high-risk areas and how these, in turn, affect business operations and society.
Establish enduring relationships with a broad spectrum of stakeholders, leaders, and individuals to advance sustainable water management.
Understand what is most valuable to account for and assess regarding water management, what tools are available to execute such accounting, and what the various strengths and weaknesses of…
Better understand current water-related corporate reporting practices, and in particular those areas relating to the six core elements of the UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate.
Understand what taking a human-rights-based approach to water would mean in practical terms for businesses.
Learn how water footprinting can serve as the foundation for various “responses” that address water risks, and why certain types of water risks can only be effectively managed through…
Understand the way that connections among climate, energy, and water are likely to affect business, and learn how your company can respond to the challenges in an integrated way.