Steering Board Documents 2018

April 4, 2018 Agenda, April 4, 2018 Minutes, April 4, 2018 Quarterly Report 2018 Harvard Kennedy School Corporate Responsibility Initiative: Full Report | 2030 WRG Harvard Kennedy School Case Study Exec Summary | 2030 WRG Harvard Kennedy School Case Study High Level Panel on Water Outcome Document High-Level Panel on Water video: Water’s Promise: Making […]

Quarterly Report

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JOINT PRESS STATEMENT – Stark Global Water Report Triggers New Collaboration among Global Partnerships

In the face of profound global water challenges, on World Water Day five global multi-stakeholder partnerships representing business, governments, intergovernmental organizations, academia, and civil society organizations announced a new collaboration effort designed to accelerate progress toward ensuring the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation around the world. The partnership was catalyzed by the […]

Pacific Institute: Collective Action Toward Water Security in Brazil

NEWS SOURCE: Pacific Institute Collective Action Toward Water Security in Brazil By Abbey Warner and Giuliana Chaves Moreira March 29, 2018 […] This year, the Global Compact Brazil Network and the CEO Water Mandate organized an event to bring together the Brazilian private sector, government, NGOs, and other organizations seeking to address water risks in […]

Join us at the 8th World Water Forum

The 8th World Water Forum will be held from 18 to 23 March 2018, in Brasilia, Brazil. Join our sessions, pop by the booth to pick up some new publications and chat with some of our colleagues. Day of the week Time Session Who Sunday, March 18 (09:30-20:00 Water Business Day) 14:00-17:00 The Circular Business Case […]

2030 WRG Governing Council meeting calls for scaling up

Davos, Switzerland. January 2018 – The 2030 WRG Governing Council came together in snow-covered Davos, Switzerland during the World Economic Forum Annual Meetings to discuss the program’s 2017 progress, results and path forward. Paul Bulcke, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nestlé, initiated his co-chairmanship of 2030 WRG by highlighting the recently launched World […]

Aligning efforts and seeking synergies in Mexico

Mexico City, March, 2018 – A 2030 WRG delegation recently traveled to Mexico to meet with the World Bank Group country team in Mexico, and other relevant stakeholders. The delegation included new 2030 WRG Program Manager, Karin Krchnak, 2030WRG Mexico Representative, Roman Gomez Gonzalez Cosio, and 2030 WRG LAC Regional Head, Cesar Fernando Fonseca Sarmiento. The meetings included discussions […]

Brainstorming sessions on Water for Growth and Transformation in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, November 9, 2017 – The 2030 WRG team in Ethiopia has recently held two brainstorming sessions, entitled Water for Agriculture’ and ‘Water for Industrialization’. The meetings were conducted as part of a series of consultative meetings with potential public, private and civil society partners in anticipation of the establishment of a national Ethiopia […]

Could linking farmers to markets be the answer to poverty reduction?

  By 2050, we will need to increase food production by 100% to feed expanding populations in developing countries. This is either from more farmers producing more food or, the same number of farmers producing more food. Enhancing farmer incomes by increased agricultural productivity will reduce migration to urban areas and ultimately, improve food security. […]

2017 Annual Report: Scaling Up for Impact

In 2017, the 2030 WRG worked with more than 642 partners from across the public, private, and civil society sectors. These partners participated in 46 working groups in 14 countries/states. The working groups identified their priorities and developed 83 concept notes in total, which were used to create 67 proposals during the year. Of these, […]