18 Oct '11, 3pm

New tool helps #investors and #companies better measure and manage corporate #water #risk: #aquagauge #csr #esg

Against a backdrop of increasing business exposure to global water supply threats, Ceres today released a new tool for evaluating those risks – and opportunities – that both investors and companies can use as a roadmap to enhanced water stewardship. “Water risks are urgent today and, given population and climate trends, can only grow increasingly more so,” said Ceres president Mindy Lubber, in announcing The Ceres Aqua Gauge: A Framework for 21st Century Water Risk Management . “Some companies are taking action to recognize and act on these risks, but many are not. The Aqua Gauge will help companies and investors take stronger, more comprehensive steps to manage this complex challenge.” The full report and Aqua Gauge tool are available for download at www.ceres.org/aquagauge . “Competing freshwater demands and supply limits are creating material risks to companies’ bottom ...

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