water conservation

Jackson Family Winery

Kendall Jackson Goes for Sustainability Gold

While producing America's best-selling Chardonnay, Jackson Family Wines is gunning for sustainability glory with an aggressive plan to manage water use and adopt…
Monetizing Sustainability

Funding Latin American Watershed Replenishment

Three sustainability leaders -- Carlos Hurtado of FEMSA Foundation, Hugo Contreras of the Nature Conservancy, and Tod Christenson of Antea Group -- share…

Water and Corporate Culture at Golden State Foods

Golden State Foods has grown alongside California agriculture to become a multinational business. And it made water conservation a focal point for the…

Israel to California: Here’s How to Overcome Drought

What can a tiny nation smaller than Lake Michigan teach a state like California? According to Mother Nature, plenty. Israel, which has had…

General Mills: Water Stewardship and the Evolution of Business Imperatives

For a food giant like General Mills, water stewardship and resource management isn't an option. It's a business imperative.

How Nike Embraced CSR and Went From Villain to Hero

In the late 1990s, faced with overwhelming public anger, Nike accepted responsibility for poor working conditions in its supplier factories and vowed to…

Electronics Industry Slow to Move the Needle on Water

With headline-making historic droughts in California, Taiwan and other parts of the world, there’s no denying our current global water crisis. Yet, when…
California's Santa Margarita Lake holds a fraction of its usual water supply due to the state's ongoing drought.

California’s Unexpected Water Conservation Leaders: Commercial Property Owners

California Gov. Jerry Brown recently issued a 25 percent water-use reduction mandate. One group that's not concerned: corporate property owners. Many corporations and…
Close-up of Niagara Falls

What We’ve Learned About Collective Action on Water Stewardship

The CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev explains how his organization partners with other organizations to innovate around water conservation.

Most Companies Act Like Fresh Water is Limitless

A recent report by Ceres, entitled Feeding Ourselves Thirsty, looks at how the food sector is managing water risk -- and the news…
Sourcing more efficient barley is just one of the ways MillerCoors conserves water.

MillerCoors Sees the ROI in Conserving Water

Water conservation is a central component of MillerCoors' corporate responsibility strategy. But what's the business case? We spoke with Kim Marotta, the company's…

Less Water, More Energy, More Problems

Water and energy are more closely tied together than you might realize, and the historic California drought is bringing this relationship to the…
A farmhouse sits on a parched hill in Napa, California, in December 2013. As California heads into its fourth year of drought, the government is calling on residents to cut their usage.

California Residents Eager To Meet Water Restriction Standards But Unsure How

A recent poll by Care2 discovers the state’s most environmentally conscious citizens are struggling with how they will save water to meet California's…

Why Sri Lanka’s Historic Mangroves Move Matters

Huge news for the environment: Sri Lanka's new government just took the unprecedented, historic step to protect all of its mangroves. The move…

Interior Department to Fund Water Projects in Drought-Stricken States

The Department of the Interior announced last week that it will invest almost $50 million to improve water efficiency and conservation in 12…