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Cement Industry Faces a Pivotal Moment on Climate

Guest Blog by Tarek Soliman, CDP

Cement is not often at the forefront of investors' minds – unless perhaps they are involved in a property project. However, it is an everyday necessity, and leading cement companies face an enormous challenge in the wake of the Paris Agreement to become compatible with the future transition to a low-carbon economy.

The stakes couldn’t be higher.

Water Wars: Fighting Over Earth's Most Precious Fluid

With global water use growing at more than twice the rate of human population increase in the last century, the issue of water security is quickly rising to the top. When it comes to life's most precious fluid, mankind has two very different choices: conflict or cooperation

AT&T Taps Leading Environmental Group to Address Water Efficiency

AT&T has embarked on ambitious plans to improve water efficiency across its operations. The company has partnered with the Environmental Defense Fund (known by its acronym EDF), a nonprofit whose "mission is to preserve the natural systems on which all life depends," to drastically increase the efficiency with which the company uses water in its operations.

Report Reveals Unsustainable Water Requirements for U.S. Energy Policy

A new report reveals that traditional electricity generation technologies require huge demands on increasingly scarce water resources, while solar and wind power plants require relatively little water.

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