On Wednesday, February 3rd, Antea Group Senior Consultant Nick Martin facilitated a webinar on "Water Stewardship 101" in partnership with CDP. The presentation provides a practical overview of the basics of water stewardship and some of the tools and strategies successful organizations are implementing, and is the culmination of Antea Group's experience serving global clients.
In 2014, a small winery in the central coast of California experienced a dramatic reduction in the flow of its groundwater wells, severely limiting the amount of water available for production, and threatening the viability of the entire operation.
Today at COP21, the French and Peruvian government’s Lima-Paris Action Agenda (LPAA) will focus on resilience. Recognizing the close connection between water and climate change, the day will feature a dedicated water segment.
September 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - A 'zero water' factory in Mexico, a UK confectionery factory that turns waste into renewable energy – just two examples of the kind of work that has helped Nestlé achieve an industry leading score of 99 out of 100 in the 'Environmental Dimension' of the 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI).
The DJSI is a globally recognized independent benchmark that measures company performance across three dimensions: Economic, Environmental and Social.
Our bodies need water to function and sustain us through activities like agriculture, manufacturing, energy generation and mining. Few resources are more important than water, and at Newmont we remain committed to creating a positive water stewardship legacy.
Making great fashion can require a lot of resources. Growing cotton, dyeing fabrics and washing our clothes all require significant water use. But natural resources aren’t endless.
Our planet is facing scarcity issues and according to the UN, the world will need 50% more food, 45% more energy and 30% more water by 2030. So we need to consider both present and future generations. And using resources efficiently makes long-term business sense and will increasingly provide opportunities for competitive advantage.
As one of the world’s largest brewers, HEINEKEN recognizes and embraces its responsibility to promote responsible water use and encourage others to do the same as part of its sustainability strategy ‘Brewing a Better World’ (BaBW). Aimed at advancing Water Stewardship, HEINEKEN recently announced a partnership with UNIDO to help support water sustainability in developing markets such as Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Mexico, Nigeria and Tunisia.
As a company, water stewardship has been a key pillar of our sustainability mission for years. In the last year, I’ve been fortunate enough to observe firsthand the evolution of our water stewardship strategy. I’ve also watched the culture of water stewardship evolve beyond our corporate hallways to new heights of impact.
With World Water Day right around the corner, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) is pleased to announce the upcoming release of a Concept Paper that frames our approach to measuring facility water performance in the context of local watershed conditions.
On November 6, 2014, Ecolab joined an esteemed group of world leaders at The Economist’s 2014 World Water Summit in London. At the event, Christophe Beck, executive vice president and president for international regions at Ecolab, spoke about how to make the business case for water stewardship.