04 Sep '12, 3pm

Efforts to harmonize water risk tools flow during world meeting

Efforts to harmonize water risk tools flow during world meeting

Editor's note: This piece was co-authored by Anne-Leonore Boffi, Program Officer with the WBCSD , and Ruth Mathews, Executive Director of the Water Footprint Network . The unsustainable use of water and the risks it creates is on the minds of many of the thousands of water experts from the corporate, NGO, and government worlds who convened in Stockholm last week for World Water Week . As companies increasingly view water as not just an environmental issue, but a complex driver of very real risks to their businesses , the appetite for better information on how to manage these risks and become good water stewards has grown substantially. In fact, many organizations have put tremendous effort into developing tools and methodologies and compiling the best publicly available water information so that companies can manage their water use in sustainable, efficient, and equitable ...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/09/04/harmonize-water-r...

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