From August 26th-30th, the Pacific Institute will share its water expertise at World Water Week 2018 in Stockholm, in its role as co-secretariat of the United Nations Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate. The CEO Water Mandate is a unique public-private initiative that mobilizes business leaders around the world on water stewardship issues.
This year’s conference theme is “Water, Ecosystems and Human Development.” Accordingly, Mandate sessions and discussions will focus on nature-based solutions, the human right to water, sanitation, and hygiene, the Sustainable Development Goals on water (6) and climate (13), and the role of the private sector in advancing water stewardship to ensure a secure water future for the people and ecosystems that depend on it.
The Mandate is co-convening the following sessions held within the main conference:
Nature-Based Solutions for Better Climate Resilience: Business Practice and Solutions
Date and Time: Sunday, August 26, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Convening Partners: The Nature Conservancy, Danone, Forest Trends, and Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
Safeguarding water-related ecosystems in the Mara River and Tonle Sap
Date and Time: Tuesday, August 28, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Convening Partners: Winrock International, Tetra Tech, Stockholm Environment Institute, International Union for Conservation of Nature, World Resources Institute, and mWater
Water Stewardship Collaboration for the Textiles Sector
Date and Time: Wednesday, August 29th, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Convening Partners: World Wildlife Fund, GIZ, and HSBC
WASH4Work: Tools to Accelerate Business Action on WASH
Date and Time: Thursday, August 30, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Convening Partners: all WASH4Work Partners (Alliance for Water Stewardship, Diageo, Gap Inc., Global Citizen, ILO, UN Foundation, Sanitation and Water for All, The Toilet Board Coalition, UNICEF, Unilever, WaterAid, WBCSD, WSSCC, WSUP)
Water Stewardship: Partnership and Financing Models for Scale
Date and Time: Thursday, August 30, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Convening Partners: 2030 World Resources Group, World Wildlife Fund, The World Bank Group, GIZ International Water Stewardship Program, Alliance for Water Stewardship, and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development
CEO Water Mandate Annual Multi-Stakeholder Meeting
As in past years, the CEO Water Mandate’s main annual convening will coincide with Stockholm World Water Week. This is an invite-only side event for Mandate endorsers and stakeholders that will take place offsite.
If you are interested in attending this meeting and have not already received an invitation, you can contact Mai-Lan Ha at firstname.lastname@example.org (space is limited and invitations will only be offered on a case-by-case basis).
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