water risk

French Billionaire Clashes With Rural California Town Over Water Rights

Weed, a small town in the far north of California, is now the focal point in the fight for a community’s right to…

Partnerships and Policy: Shaping the Future of Water Together

For decades, water scarcity was fiercely debated; today, we recognize it as an unfortunate and permanent reality. Advancing policy, technology and collaboration are…

As Droughts Worsen, Food Companies Take Action on Water Risk

Food companies are feeling the pinch from worsening droughts in the U.S. Southwest, Australia and beyond. Firms like Cargill and Unilever reported drought-related…

Brands Address Global Water Crisis with Win-Win Strategies

Today, 1.2 billion people, or almost a fifth of the world's population, live in areas of water scarcity, and, according to the U.N.,…

New Water Analysis Tool Monetizes Revenue at Risk

World Water Week is going on right now in Stockholm, Sweden. This year marks the 25th edition of the annual international event aimed…

Investors Pressure Food and Beverage Companies To Manage Water Risk

More than 60 North American and European investors, managing $2.6 trillion in collective assets, sent letters to 15 food and beverage companies, calling…

Report: Climate Change Poses Security Risks

A recent independent report commissioned by G7 members shows that climate change is a global security threat. Quick action is needed to limit…

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…

Water Reflections: A Traveler Stumbles Upon Dry Land

As a native Michigander, I grew up around one of the largest fresh water systems in the world. The words drought, water famine…

Water: Can You Put a Price on the Priceless?

Water is a finite and precious resource, but our economic systems treat it as limitless and of little value. For many companies and…

The Business Risks of Water Shortages

The world's biggest businesses are increasingly exposed to water risk while responses to calls by large investors for increased reporting and accountability have…

AT&T, EDF Promote Conservation Toolkit In Water-Stressed U.S. Cities

Working together at the water-energy nexus, AT&T and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) have developed a toolkit to help businesses reduce water and…

World Resources Institute’s Aqueduct Helps Companies Map Water Risk Globally

The World Resources Institute released the Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas, an online tool offering users a way to create customizable maps of water…

Simple Tool Helps Companies Address Water Risks

WWF has created the Water Risk Filter, a tool that helps companies identify their water related risks and develop ways to address them.

Water Shortages Now Affect Companies’ Bottom Lines

Water crises from Texas to Australia have hit commodity supplies. Changes in the world’s weather patterns now affect corporate profits across various industries.
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