12 Jul '11, 2pm

The Global Business Issue of Water Conservation at the Source

For Cascades Inc, LCA has proven it can be a “win-win-win.” The precedent has been set that companies can reduce both their water consumption and environmental footprint in a way that is also economically viable. Additional potential benefit of LCA/Water Indicator is that it is virtually possible to relocate the plant in other countries to quantify the potential impact on human health and water compensation in their respective geographical regions. Essentially, identifying geographic regions that are less burdensome in terms of water availability and consumption and more favorable to business growth can be managed strategically and in harmony with the principles of sustainable development.

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/07/12/the-global-...

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