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Turning (Less) Water into Wine

In 2014, a small winery in the central coast of California experienced a dramatic reduction in the flow of its groundwater wells, severely…
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Policy Points: How Business Can Influence Taxes, Clean Water and Workplace Issues

A sustainable economy will depend on policies that will help advance change on a societal level. Here are three important policies that can…
A carrot grown in the Negev Desert, Israel.

Building a Case for National Water Management: Let There Be Water

Israel's arduous journey to water independence is a fascinating story full of gutsy characters, big dreamers and amazing accomplishments. But for today's global…
Water recycling, recycled water, toilet to tap, Orange County, Fresno, drought, Leon Kaye, Orange County Water district, waste diversion, Silicon Valley

Why Toilet-to-Tap is the Future of Water

The future of water in California, the United States and really the world is in toilet-to-tap, otherwise known as water recycling. Yes, as…
A fish farming field at Kampachi Farms Mexico, an open-ocean aquaculture business focused on growing sashimi-grade fish.

Fish 2.0 Entrepreneurs Shape Future of Sustainable Seafood

Our oceans and the people who depend on them are in trouble. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, about 70…
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Toilets for 2.4 Billion – the Business Opportunity of the Decade

It is unacceptable that, in 2015, 1 in 3 people globally do not have access to a safe and hygienic toilet. The Toilet…
3D printing desalination

3D Printed Water Could Be The Next Big Thing

With global water resources stretched to the breaking point, 3D printing could be the key to new low cost, energy efficient desalination technology.
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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…
This water reclamation installation in Santa Monica, California, proves grey-water recycling can be big business.

Sustainability’s Gold Mine: Grey-Water Recycling

Grey-water recycling systems have the ability to drastically alter the way we look at our water usage, so why are they not widely…
No. 3 on our list, the Hydaway is a water bottle that fits in your pocket.

3p Weekend: 8 Craziest Water Bottle Concepts on Kickstarter Right Now

For a creative solution to our nation's bottled water problem, we turned to that ever-bubbling hot-spring of innovation, Kickstarter. The ideas may seem…
HACR5

On SDGs, U.K. B Corps and the Future of Sustainable Business

Each of the SDGs requires business to get involved in some shape or form if they are to be achieved. And if the…
Rice comes in many shapes, colors and varieties. In Thailand, a girl holds sticky rice in one hand and long-grained basmati in the other.

Saving Basmati and Other Endangered Grains

If you think you're buying basmati rice, think again. "Most of the rice sold as basmati in the United States is not the…
Nestlé Pipeline in San Bernardino National Forest

Nestlé’s Expired Permit Prompts Water Diversion Lawsuit

Yesterday, three California nonprofit organizations joined together in a lawsuit against the U.S. National Forest Service. Their beef? Nestle's water bottling permit in…
Don Pedro Lake near La Grange, Calif. at 53% capacity.

Why Businesses Should Care About Water Security

SABMiller's General Counsel and Corporate Affairs Director explains why water availability is a material issue for his company.
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Industry-Led Water Innovation is a Vital Investment in Our Future

PepsiCo's Chief Sustainability Officer explains how water stewardship is a strategic investment in long-term business resilience and sustainability.
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