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

Published: May 14, 2009
Authors: Jason Morrison, Mari Morikawa, Matthew Heberger, Heather Cooley, Peter Gleick, Meena Palaniappan
Pages: 12

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 Pacific Institute and the UN Global Compact, the whitepaper covers a number of critical areas, including:

  • How climate change is expected to impact water scarcity, water quality, and water demand;
  • The ways in which water and energy are interconnected, including trade-off scenarios;
  • The business risks of water and climate change;
  • How businesses can strategically manage water-climate risks;
  • And the linkages between climate and water and the UN Millennium Development Goals.

Download the full report (PDF).