A recent report from Ceres analyzed how well the 476 largest companies of the Forbes Global 2000 disclose and perform on five key indicators that are highly valued by today’s investors. The results? There are some major gaps that need to be filled.
Water management is core to making GM’s global operations more efficient. It includes working towards the goal of reducing water intensity by 15 percent by 2020, from a 2010 baseline. It also includes improving supply chain engagement in water use globally.
In the recent study by CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform, GM was awarded a position on the Supplier Water A List, in recognition of its actions to address environmental issues.
Monika Freyman, Director of Investor Water Engagement shares her insights on the latest interactive web-based resource - “The Investor Water Toolkit” - a comprehensive tool that helps investors become more water aware.
The toolkit comes as majority of stocks in investment indices found to be in industries with medium to high water risk
December 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The first-ever, comprehensive, online toolkit for investors to evaluate and understand water risks was released today by the sustainability nonprofit organization, Ceres, along with an analysis of water risk in major global indices.
Are traditional water stewardship practices going to be enough to sustain water access, availability, and quality — and your business — for the long-term? To put it bluntly, no. Read why Antea Group believes that water stewardship is not the end game — it’s the kick-off, and water security is the actual winning touchdown.
Companies are under increasing pressure to become better global water stewards. If your organization aspires to world class water stewardship, you need to check out the World Class Water Stewardship framework that can help guide your efforts. Antea Group's blog offers guidance and steps to using this framework to your best advantage.
Diminishing water resources is a rising global challenge that food and beverage companies are uniquely positioned to tackle in order to protect their business, communities and ecosystems around the world.
Diminishing water resources is a rising global challenge and many beverage companies have recognized the vital role they play in addressing it. We highlight examples of global beverage companies and associations that have taken action to address water risks and achieve better water stewardship with the help of Antea Group and its global partners.
Expanded Water Risk Monetizer helps business respond to water availability and quality challenges
St. Paul, Minn., March 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Water Risk Monetizer, industry’s first publicly available financial modeling tool that enables businesses to factor current and future water risks into decision making, now incorporates water quality into its site-specific risk analysis to provide a more comprehensive risk assessment. The enhanced tool helps businesses understand the impact of water quantity and quality on their operations, and gives them the insights they need to make more sustainable business decisions.
In Response to Investor Letter, Companies Acknowledge Need to Address Water Risks to Ensure World Food Supply Can Meet Growing Demands
October 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Recognizing the growing threat that water risks pose to global food supplies, more than a half-dozen major food and beverage companies, including Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS), Hain Celestial (HAIN), Hormel Foods Corp. (HRL), Kraft Heinz Co. (KHC), Pinnacle Foods (PF), Tyson Foods (TSN), and WhiteWave Foods (WWAV), have agreed to publicly disclose information on how they are assessing and managing those risks.