31 Aug '12, 10pm

Collective action key on water, corporate leaders say: A summary of key ideas and tools that emerged at the Worl...

Collective action key on water, corporate leaders say: A summary of key ideas and tools that emerged at the Worl...

Global corporations must migrate toward a collectivist mindset to conserve the world’s water supply. That's the consensus that emerged from the World Water Week conference in Stockholm this week, according to reports from participants. "Because water is so multifaceted, it’s too large an issue for one company or even one sector to tackle alone," wrote attendee Andre Fourie, head of Sustainable Development at SAB, the South African subsidiary of SABMiller, in a post for the Guardian this week. "There was a definite feeling around the table that partnership and collaboration is the right path, but questions do remain about how to structure that relationship." The theme of this year’s conference, which brings together leaders of multinational corporations, academics and other industry experts, was water and food security -- a highly pertinent focus given that food prices have...

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