Pacific Institute water resilience research and innovative solutions were front and center at Stockholm World Water Week, a convening of the world’s leading water experts and organizations. Pacific Institute experts presented topics ranging from the water-energy-climate nexus to nature-based solutions. 


August 22 I Innovative Strategies for Simultaneously Meeting Water, Energy, and Climate Goals

Featuring: Heather Cooley, Pacific Institute Director of Research

This session, presented by Heather Cooley, Director of Research, will explore the different strategies for meeting climate resilience goals. Learn more and register here.
 

Date: August 22
Time: 5:00 AM PT/14:00-15:00 CEST
Location: Online


August 23 I Tailor-Made Water Stewardship: The Water Action Hub 4.0

Featuring: 
Jason Morrison, Pacific Institute President & Head, CEO Water Mandate 
Mai-Lan Ha, Pacific Institute Associate Director, Corporate Water Stewardship & Deputy Head, CEO Water Mandate
Leo Rodriguez, CEO Water Mandate Engagement Associate 
 
The CEO Water Mandate’s Water Action Hub 4.0 is accelerating the uptake of leading corporate water stewardship practice by offering the business community a unified tool ecosystem that benchmarks a company’s performance against industry peers and presents each respondent with tailored areas for improvement based on their company’s unique progress along the water stewardship journey. This session will launch the brand-new Water Action Hub 4.0 and introduce participants to it. They will be equipped to access this innovative, free resource to better understand their water stewardship performance and connect with potential partners. Learn more.
 

Date: August 23
Time: 9:30 AM PT/18:30-19:50 CEST
Location: Online


August 23 I Surviving Shocks and Stresses: A Corporate Guide to Resilience Assessment

Featuring: Dr. Ashok Chapagain, Pacific Institute Senior Researcher 
 
The UN Global Compact CEO Water Mandate, in partnership with the Pacific Institute, International Water Management Institute, Alliance for Global Water Adaptation, and World Resources Institute (WRI), have embarked on a journey to develop a globally accepted Water Resilience Assessment Framework to support a consistent and coherent multi-stakeholder approach to understanding and building resilience through water systems at local, regional, and basin scales. This session will present a corporate-level guide to resilience assessment and provide a high-level snapshot of resilience thinking in system design, operation, and maintenance. Learn more
 

Date: August 23
Time: 11:00 AM PT/20:00-21:20 CEST
Location: Online


August 25 I Tools for Valuing Ecosystems and Nature-Based Solutions

Featuring: Dr. Gregg Brill, Pacific Institute Senior Researcher

This session will explore the need for valuing ecosystem services and nature-based solutions for sustainable development. Pacific Institute Senior Researcher Gregg Brill will present a case study: “Providing Prefeasibility Proof Points: The NBS Benefits Explorer.” Learn more. 
 

Date: August 25
Time: 8:00 AM PT/17:00-18:20 CEST
Location: Online


August 29 I The Power of Unlikely Alliances: Public-Private Partnerships for Water Efficiency

Featuring: Jason Morrison, Pacific Institute President
Cora Kammeyer, Pacific Institute Senior Researcher 

As climate-change-driven aridification worsens throughout the Western United States, major cities like Los Angeles must make greater investments in water efficiency and conservation to ensure local water resilience. In 2021, an unlikely group of allies came together to advance technological innovation to save water in low-income, multi-family housing in Southern California. In this session, you will learn the story of a successful water efficiency pilot project spanning three sites in Southern California and saving over 24 million liters of water per year, the technology deployed, and the unique partnerships that brought these pilots to fruition. Learn more. 
 

Date: August 29
Time: 7:00 AM PT/16:00-17:30 CEST
Location: Onsite/Broadcast Session


August 30 I Unseen Future Value: Forecasting the Benefits of Nature-Based Solutions

Featuring:
Cora Kammeyer, Pacific Institute Senior Researcher
Dr. Gregg Brill, Pacific Institute Senior Researcher

This session will explore how the benefits from nature-based solutions (NBS) accrue across multiple spatial and temporal scales in different habitats and their potential valuation. These forecasts can help build the business case for NBS, by offering investors and practitioners a better understanding of when and where benefits will accumulate. Learn more. 
 

Date: August 30
Time: 7:00 AM PT/16:00-17:30 CEST
Location: Onsite/Broadcast Session