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  1. Global Water Stewardship Forum- Participants Interviewed

    15 Dec 2016- 11:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland In November, OOSKAnews attended and reported on the inaugural Global Water Stewardship Forum, convened by the Alliance for Water Stewardship. During the event, OOSKAnews caught up with some ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/15/2016 - 11:20

  2. Water Worries Flood Companies and Big Investors

    28 Sep 2016- 10:15 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY Forbes Corporate water strategy is undergoing a major business model shift. Previously seen as a simple regulatory hurdle, a heightened level of global water risk combined with an increase in ...

    Local Press Report - 09/28/2016 - 10:15

  3. World Water Week: CEO Water Mandate Launches Guide on Integrity in Water Stewardship Initiatives

    26 Aug 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate, a public-private initiative designed to assist companies in developing, implementing and disclosing water sustainability practices, on August 25th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/26/2015 - 10:18

  4. Alliance for Water Stewardship Advances Water Stewardship Standard

    13 Mar 2015- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom Following last year’s launch of the International Water Stewardship Standard, the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) is stepping up its capacity-building program, aiming ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/13/2015 - 11:22

  5. Brazilian Cities Fight Over Drying Reservoir

    26 Nov 2014- 10:41 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Bloomberg Brazil’s Jaguari reservoir has fallen to its lowest level ever, laying bare measurement posts that jut from exposed earth like a line of dominoes. The nation’s two biggest cities are fighting ...

    Local Press Report - 11/26/2014 - 10:41

  6. CEO Water Mandate Releases Final Disclosure Guidelines

    2 Oct 2014- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND, CA, United States The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate this week released its final Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines, which aim to provide “a common approach for companies to effectively and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/02/2014 - 09:00

  7. Drought, Caused by Climate Change, Helped Islamic State's Rise in Syria

    2 Oct 2014- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The effects of climate change-- specifically a five-year-long drought-- played a significant role in the rise of the Islamic State group in Syria, according to two New York-based ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/02/2014 - 09:00

  8. Adequate Sanitation Vital for Sustainable Development: CEO Water Mandate

    5 Sep 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Having adequate sanitation coverage is vital to sustainable development and poverty alleviation, according to the UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate, which hosted three days of activities ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/05/2014 - 10:00

  9. US Water Partnership Launches H2infO at World Water Week

    3 Sep 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden The US Water Partnership, a public-private alliance formed to unite US expertise on water and sanitation, announced the launch of a new information platform – H2infO – during World Water Week ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/03/2014 - 10:01

  10. Better Rainwater Management Necessary to Eradicate Hunger

    2 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden The sustainable management of rainwater in dry and vulnerable regions must be included in the goals and targets currently being proposed by the United Nations Open Working Group on Sustainable ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/03/2014 - 09:58

  11. Syria, Russia Sign Deal for Irrigation Project

    2 Jul 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria The Syrian government this week signed an agreement with Russian construction company Story Trans Gas for an irrigation project along the Tigris River in the country’s drought-prone northeastern ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2014 - 10:07

  12. Private Sector Involvement Can Be Powerful Tool in Water Security: CEO Water Mandate

    3 Jun 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND, CA, United States The private sector can be a “powerful tool” in the effort to achieve water security, according to a new discussion paper released this week by the CEO Water Mandate and environmental ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/03/2014 - 10:04

  13. Drought, Water and Agricultural Management, Climate All Factors in Syrian Conflict

    30 May 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND, CA, United States A severe long-term drought that brought on one of the worst crop failures ever in Syria, coupled with water mismanagement, have contributed to the ongoing civil war in that country, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/30/2014 - 10:01

  14. 77 Experts to Speak at IWS 2014

    6 Jan 2014- 10:04 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI MENAFN.com The 2nd International Water Summit (IWS), hosted by Masdar and in partnership with Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority, has announced the participation of over 77 speakers and experts ...

    Local Press Report - 01/06/2014 - 10:09

  15. Water Footprint Network Launches New Tool for Sustainable Water Use

    5 Sep 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Netherlands-based non-profit the Water Footprint Network this week launched the world’s first online tool to calculate and map water footprints and assess sustainability. The tool was unveiled ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/05/2013 - 10:02

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