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

Published: February 2, 2009
Authors: Jason Morrison, Mari Morikawa, Michael Murphy, Peter Schulte
Pages: 60

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.

Water Scarcity and Climate Change: Growing Risks for Businesses and Investors identifies water-related risks specific to eight key industries, including electric power, high-tech, beverage, agriculture, apparel, biotechnology/pharmaceutical, forest products, and metals/mining firms.

In addition, the authors also offer considerations companies can take to evaluate and effectively address water-related risks.

Download the full report.

Download a fact sheet from the report: Considerations for AssessinCompanies’ Exposure to Water Risk.
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