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Business Engagement with Water Policy

  • Water Strategies for the Next Administration: New Major U.S. Water Policy Recommendations

    Published: November 4, 2016 Author: Peter Gleick Pages: 2 This article identifies major water-related challenges facing the United States and offers explicit recommendations for strategies the next administration and Congress should pursue, domestically and internationally. Six key challenges...»

  • Exploring the Business Case for Corporate Action on Sanitation

    The CEO Water Mandate released a study – with a supporting foreword by the UN Deputy Secretary-General – that makes the case that action on sanitation is a moral imperative for companies around the...»

  • Shared Water Challenges and Interests

    A new discussion paper from the CEO Water Mandate and WWF makes the case for private sector engagement in water policy - responding to the question of whether such strategies truly advance the public...»

  • Bridging Concern with Action: Are US Companies Prepared for Looming Water Challenges?

    A new survey of major U.S. corporations released by the Pacific Institute and VOX Global, titled Bridging Concern with Action: Are US Companies Prepared for Looming Water Challenges?, reveals that most companies believe water...»

  • Guide to Water-Related Collective Action

    The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate initiative has released the Guide to Water-Related Collective Action, which provides a step-by-step approach to water-resource-related collective action. The Guide, finalized after a year of testing and...»

  • Guide to Water-Related Collective Action and Water Action Hub

    The global Water Action Hub from the UN Global Compact CEO Water Mandate is the world’s first on-line platform to unite companies, governments, NGOs, and other stakeholders on a range of critical water projects...»

  • The CEO Water Mandate: Guide to Responsible Business Engagement with Water Policy

    With water issues among the world’s most critical sustainability challenges, businesses are facing increasing water-related risk to their operations. The just-released Guide to Responsible Business Engagement with Water Policy from the UN Global Compact...»

  • The CEO Water Mandate: Sixth Working Conference

    The CEO Water Mandate Sixth Working Conference November 14-17, 2010 Cape Town, South Africa MEETING SUMMARY […] Key Objectives  Share information on how to implement effective and responsible partnerships on water  Bring...»

  • Framework for Responsible Business Engagement with Water Policy

    Access to water is an important strategic concern for many companies, but increased threats to the supply, quality, and reliability of global water resources add substantial pressure and immediacy for businesses to improve the...»

  • The CEO Water Mandate: Fifth Working Conference

    The working conference set out to garner an array of perspectives and opinions on material, water-related issues as a way to build companies’ understanding and determine how the Mandate can best promote good practice....»

  • Water‐Related Public Policy Annotated Outline

    The preface of the Guide will include a summary of current societal and water resource trends affecting business operations. It will define the origins, scope, and objectives of the Guide, and will provide...»

  • Climate Change and the Global Water Crisis: What Businesses Need to Know and Do

    "Climate Change and the Global Water Crisis: What Businesses Need to Know and Do," explores the linkages between climate change and water – from both the scientific and corporate management perspectives. Jointly released by...»

  • The CEO Water Mandate 3rd Working Conference

    In July 2007, the UN Secretary-General, in partnership with international business leaders and under the auspices of the UN Global Compact, launched The CEO Water Mandate – an initiative established to better understand and...»

  • CEO Water Mandate: Footprint to Public Policy

    In response to growing concerns of water scarcity and unchecked water consumption, the concept of “water footprint” has been drawing attention among businesses, policy makers, and the public over the last few years. Originally...»

  • Water Scarcity and Climate Change: Growing Risks for Businesses and Investors

    Global climate change is exacerbating water scarcity problems around the world, yet few businesses and investors are paying attention to this growing financial threat, according to a report by the Pacific Institute and Ceres.

  • CEO Water Mandate: Transparency Policy

    Since the launch of the CEO Water Mandate in July 2007, transparency has been identified by endorsing companies and external stakeholders alike as a key issue in making the Mandate a legitimate, meaningful initiative...»

  • CEO Water Mandate: Transparency Framework Phase One

    Transparency has been identified by endorsing companies and external stakeholders alike as a key issue in making the CEO Water Mandate a legitimate, meaningful initiative that advances best practice in sustainable water management in...»

  • CEO Water Mandate 2nd Working Conference

    Recognizing the urgency with respect to addressing the emerging global water crisis, the UN Secretary-General, in partnership with a number of international business leaders, launched in July 2007 a new initiative – The CEO...»

  • CEO Water Mandate Inaugural Working Conference

    Recognizing the urgency with respect to addressing the emerging global water crisis, the UN Secretary-General, in partnership with a number of international business leaders, launched in July 2007 a new initiative – The CEO...»

  • At the Crest of a Wave: A Proactive Approach to Corporate Water Strategy

    Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) and the Pacific Institute are pleased to announce their joint publication of a new trends report that focuses on corporate water strategy. At the Crest of a Wave: A...»

  • The CEO Water Mandate: A Call to Action and Strategic Framework

    As leaders of business organizations we recognize that the private sector has an important stake in helping to address the water challenge faced by the world today. It is increasingly clear that lack of...»

  • Constitution of the CEO Water Mandate

    Constitution of the CEO Water Mandate An initiative by business leaders in partnership with the UN Global Compact and the international community Preamble The CEO Water Mandate (the Mandate) was launched in July 2007....»

  • Results of Survey on the Current and Future CSR Landscape

    The proliferation of corporate social responsibility (CSR) standards and initiatives suggests a growing recognition – by civil society groups and businesses alike – that corporations can and should play an active role in advancing...»