NEWS SOURCE: The Daily Star BSS, Davos, Switzerland. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said her government was highly committed to ensuring compliance with regard to the readymade garment (RMG) industry. “The contribution of the apparel and textile industry to our economy is immense. We are highly committed to ensure compliance with regard to labour rights, […]
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News Source: The Financial Express HONORABLE PRIME MINISTER SHEIKH HASINA AFFIRMS HER COMMITMENT TO 2030 WRG’S BANGLADESH PROGRAM AT THE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM 2017 IN DAVOS, SWITZERLAND DAVOS (Switzerland), Jan 17 (BSS): Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Tuesday her government was highly committed to ensuring compliance in the readymade garment (RMG) sector, reports […]
News Source: WEF By: PAUL BULCKE, Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman-designate, Nestlé Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 In contrast to the UN Millennium Development Goals agreed in 2000, the private sector was given the opportunity to provide input and help elaborate the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agreed in September 2015 […]
On October 20, 2016, about 25 representatives from local NGOs, private sector and academia came together in Meerut to discuss how to step up efforts to revive the Hindon River Basin. People traveled from the entire river basin area, ranging from Saharanpur to Ghaziabad. They decided to form a so-called Hindon River Council to strengthen collaboration across different stakeholder groups and […]
Source: Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) By ROCHI KHEMKA (firstname.lastname@example.org), Regional Coordinator for Asia at the 2030 Water Resources Group Posted: December 24, 2016 From Policy to Practice Principles of Water Governance The Mihir Shah Committee report lays a solid foundation for restructuring water governance in India. Yet, a few supplementary provisions could reinforce the […]
Obras por Impuestos (OxI), es un innovador mecanismo creado en 2009 en el Estado peruano que permite a una empresa invertir directamente en infraestructura pública, con cargo al impuesto a la renta que anualmente paga. En otros términos, es un adelanto de inversión pública por parte del privado en un programa estatal. En el caso […]
Desde el año 2015, la Autoridad Nacional del Agua del Perú (ANA), viene impulsando a las empresas del sector privado a que realicen la medición y reducción de la huella hídrica en sus procesos y operaciones. Esta iniciativa que vincula estrechamente al Estado y al sector privado hacia una gestión sostenible del agua, tiene el […]
El miércoles 21 de setiembre de 2016 el Presidente del Perú, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski fue incorporado oficialmente al Panel de Alto Nivel sobre el Agua de Naciones Unidas gracias a la prioridad que asigna su gobierno al tema del agua. Este panel reune a líderes mundiales con capacidad de toma de decisión e influencia en […]
Greater Dhaka has been a major engine of growth and prosperity in Bangladesh, representing more than 40% of Bangladesh’s national GDP. The Dhaka Sewage Master Plan (DSMP 2035) area has suffered alarming levels of environmental degradation, which was induced by the rapid growth of the poorly regulated export-based and local industry, agricultural run-off and an […]
92% of Bangladesh’s all water resources are external, i.e. entering Bangladesh via trans-boundary waters, resulting in high dependency and uncertainty on future water availability. A large part of the country also suffers from salinity intrusion in water. Of the water that is available, over 90 percent is used for agriculture. Irrigation efficiency in Bangladesh is […]
The 2030 Water Resources Group is a unique public-private-civil society collaboration. We facilitate open, trust-based dialogue processes to drive action on water resources reform in water stressed countries in developing economies. The ultimate aim of such reforms and actions is to close the gap between water demand and supply by the year 2030.
Our global partners include bilateral agencies (Sida and SDC), private companies (Nestlé, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Grundfos, Dow, SABMiller), development banks (IFC, the World Bank, African Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank), INGOs and IGPs (UNDP, GGGI, GWP, the Forum, BRAC and IUCN). The 2030 WRG was launched in 2008 at the World Economic Forum and has been hosted by IFC since 2012.