PepsiCo recognized for CEO leadership and achievement in corporate societal engagement

New York, February 23, 2015 – PepsiCo and PwC US are the recipients of the 15th annual CECP Excellence Awards. The Chairman’s Award, the award category for companies with revenues of $20B and more, was presented to PepsiCo for its Safe Water Access program. This initiative prioritizes clean water as a key building block for […]

Discussing drip irrigation for sugarcane cultivation in Karnataka

Bangalore, 20 February — A multi-stakeholder workshop was organized on the financial, technical and institutional mechanisms to implement drip irrigation for sugarcane cultivation across Karnataka. Recommendations included the appointment of a project implementation team, arrangements for which are currently under finalization by the government.  

2015 Annual Report: Moving Towards Implementation

In 2015, the 2030 WRG continued to work with water-stressed countries, at their invitation, to coordinate a response to the immense challenge of water security. We help the public sector, private sector, and civil society work together to find solutions to the water crisis and responsibly manage this precious resource. The report contains key highlights […]

Financing solutions for drip irrigation in Karnataka

A recent November workshop focused on deliberating financing solutions for drip irrigation in the sugarcane industry. The meeting brought together 60 participants from sugar mills, financial institutions and government. A small follow-up discussion was held on December 5. The discussions are part of a larger initiative to bring together the private and public sectors around […]

LinkedIn Pulse Blog: Water overuse and waste – addressing the global crisis locally

Source: LinkedIn Pulse Blog by Peter Brabeck Letmathe The 2015 Global Risk Report of the World Economic Forum (WEF) is a reminder, and stark warning, that we use far more water than what is sustainably available. According to the report just published in Davos, water scarcity is the biggest economic and societal risk for the […]

Water scarcity solutions in Aurangabad

A brainstorming workshop around Water Security Solutions for the district was held in Aurangabad on Jan 23. Discussions focused on water solutions across the themes: Peri-urban Water Security through Harvesting and Recharge, Watershed ++ Model: Soil Moisture Security and Agri Water Use Efficiency, Sub-Basin Management/ Integrated Water Resources Management and Municipal Wastewater Reuse in Industry. Dr […]