Greenbiz: When beer and water mix: ABInBev teams up on conservation

News source: Greenbiz In a world of water stress and scarcity, a company’s sustainability can be measured in its use and conservation of water — an analysis of which often yields surprising insights. When Belgian brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) examined its own water footprint, for example, it found that barley growers are responsible for 90 percent of […]

TriplePundit: PepsiCo states Industry-Led Water Innovation is a Vital Investment in Our Future

News Source: TriplePundit By Mehmood Khan, PepsiCo Water scarcity is one of the greatest risks facing humanity and the global economy. Water shortages—from the U.S. to Peru to India—are impacting every facet of our society, including our global food supply. The UN estimates that by 2025, 1.8 billion people will live in countries or regions in which […]

The Guardian: Water shortage is one of the top global risks, how can we avert it?

News Source: The Guardian Governments, civil society, corporations, farmers and grassroots organisations must co-operate to avoid the dangers ahead Growing an economy is very thirsty business. We need to double food production – but we’re already using an average 70% of the world’s fresh water for agriculture. Meanwhile industrialised countries – the US in particular […]

Catalyzing PPPs in India’s Ganga rejuvenation efforts

New Delhi, September — 2030 WRG is embarking on a rejuvenation journey with the Ministry for Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation. One of the upcoming activities will focus on two hotspots: a river segment between the Hindu pilgrim cities Vrindavan and Mathura and the leather tannery cluster in Kanpur. The aim is to catalyze […]

FT: Sustainable Development: sanitation needs more private investment

By Sarah Murray, Financial Times reporter Some 5,000 people living on low-incomes in poor housing in the Ghanaian city of Kumasi have been given better access to toilet facilities thanks to a project that uses an innovative business model. More than 1,000 toilets have been provided to residents under the scheme, designed by Ideo.org, a […]

Statejournal Letter to the Editor: If you spoil our water then you need to pay for our water

News Source: Statejournal.com Water is life. Every living thing on this earth needs access to clean water to survive. It’s our most precious resource. The 2030 Water Resources Group has predicted that water demand will exceed supply by 40 percent in 15 more years. We are very fortunate to live in a state with a […]

2030 WRG participates in Stockholm World Water Week 2015

The 2030 Water Resources Group joined this year’s World Water Week 25th jubilee at the Stockholm City Conference Center in Sweden with a number of activities. Sunday Seminar: Public Private Civil Society Platforms for Development The Sunday seminar on Public Private and Civil Society Platforms for Development demonstrated the potential of action-oriented multi-stakeholder partnerships on water resources management in […]