Water is an increasingly scarce resource and managing its use is of paramount importance to businesses today. In honor of World Water Week (September 1 – 6, 2013) here are three reports focused on water from Verdantix:
1.FEMSA Water Funds Direct Investment In Ecosystem Services
This report provides CSOs and Water Directors operating in water stressed regions with a method to manage ecosystem conservation and water stewardship at the watershed level, and engage stakeholders in the process.
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2. Where To Turn For Help On Corporate Water Projects
As the effects of climate change, population growth and rapid industrialization become evident across the globe, freshwater scarcity poses increasing business risks for water-dependent firms. This report reviews firms’ strategic and operational water management risks, the types of tools and consulting available to meet those challenges, and offers recommendations for firms seeking help on water projects based the capabilities of sustainability consultancies.
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3. Water Mismanagement Threatens Profit And Investment Appeal
As firms take their water management strategies beyond compliance, they run into a minefield of obstacles. And the lessons learnt from the carbon debate don’t offer a solution. Verdantix and the CDP co-hosted a breakfast event of industry thought leaders to identify today’s challenges, and potential solutions, for water management.
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World Water Week 2013: Water Cooperation – Building Partnerships
World Water Day 2013: International Year of Water Cooperation
Solutions to the World Water Crisis Requires International Cooperation
The Business of Water Management Requires Collaboration
Agricultural Costs of Climate Change, Land Degradation and Water Scarcity
The World’s Aquifers are Being Tapped Unsustainably
WBCSD Report: Building the Business case for Water Valuation
Disturbing Water Statistics from the Food Tank
Water Infographic: The Water Cycle
Six Innovations for Better Water Management
Video – Water in the Anthropocene
Video – The Big Thirst the Business of Water
Video – World Water Day 2013: Message from UN General Secretary Ban Ki-Moon
The Carbon Trust’s Water Standard
Worldwatch Institute: The Looming Threat of Water Scarcity
Solutions to Diminishing Ground Water
Reducing Water Use in the United States
How Much Water is there on Earth
Water as a Weapon of War
Alarming Facts About Water
Fracking: a Tragic Waste of Water
Video – The World’s First Carbon for Water Program
New Tool Helps Companies with Water Risks
GE is Helping Nestle to Save Millions of Gallons of Water
Siemens Water Tool on Facebook
Banana Peels and Water Purification
Sustainable Water Purification Technology