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6 Jun 2020- 09:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The World Economic Forum (WEF) has identified water security among six “global systemic risks” in a white paper which outlines a governance framework to enable the investment community ...
Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:36
2 Dec 2019- 07:30 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland A new WWF report calls on financial institutions to start valuing water and taking steps to mitigate worsening water risks to their investments. "Freshwater risks & opportunities: an ...
Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:24
Greta Thunberg Phenomenon: Juncker Pledges A Quarter Of EU Spending To Climate Change Mitigation, Slams Trump
22 Feb 2019- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium European Commission (EC) President Jean-Claude Juncker has proposed that a quarter of all European Union (EU) spending should be directed to mitigation of climate change. Juncker was respondi ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/22/2019 - 08:27
30 Sep 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The leader of the World Bank has vowed to address stunting of childrens’ growth. In an interview with the UK’s Guardian newspaper this week Jim Yong Kim says he will “take to the ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/30/2016 - 11:23
22 Jan 2016- 10:26 by Local Press Report BJERRINGBRO Street Insider The 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG) has just recently accepted a new member into its ranks. The Danish pump manufacturer, Grundfos, has joined the private-public-civil society coope ...
Local Press Report - 01/22/2016 - 10:26
22 Jan 2016- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAVOS, Switzerland A new Heads of State Panel on Water, which aims to mobilize support for the water-related UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the top political level, was announced this week during t ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2016 - 10:40
21 Jan 2015- 10:48 by Local Press Report DAVOS USA Today The World Economic Forum has identified the water crisis-- lack of access to and global shortage of-- as the most pressing risk the planet faces over the next 10 years in terms of societal impact. D ...
Local Press Report - 01/21/2015 - 10:48
16 Jan 2015- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Water crisis and international conflict are among the top 10 global risks for 2015, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Its “ Global Risks 2015 ” report, released this week ahead o ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/16/2015 - 10:51
25 Apr 2014- 09:54 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY CNN Money Over the past 10 years the S&P 500 Global Water index has outperformed the bellwether gold and energy indices. In fact, water outperformed the stock market in the same period. While the p ...
Local Press Report - 04/25/2014 - 09:54
Conversations With Water Leaders: Jeff Seabright of Coke on Water Partnership Programs and Watershed Responsibilities
26 Feb 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Twelfth in a series, “Conversations With Water Leaders,” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with Singapore International Water Week. In this edition, Jeff Seabright, Vice President for Environmen ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/26/2014 - 10:57
31 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAVOS, Switzerland The world has made some progress in terms of access to drinking water and sanitation, but is faring less well at wastewater treatment, according to the 2014 Environmental Performance Index ( ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/31/2014 - 10:03
24 Jan 2014- 09:57 by Local Press Report DAVOS Bloomberg Business Week Matt Damon has received plenty of awards but probably never one quite like this. In Davos today, the movie star was honored by the World Economic Forum for his work as co-founder of Wa ...
Local Press Report - 01/24/2014 - 09:57
25 Nov 2013- 10:11 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Veolia Water Solutions Veolia today unveils an innovative and pragmatic metric – the True Cost of Water – that assesses water-related risks and allows major companies around the world to make sustainable ...
Local Press Report - 11/25/2013 - 10:11
6 Sep 2013- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUERÉTARO, Mexico Mexico must develop new infrastructure that will allow it to obtain water from new sources, to avoid over-exploitation of aquifers, according to David Korenfeld Federman, director general of t ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/06/2013 - 09:59
The world is facing the very real possibility of running out of freshwater unless more is done to reverse current trends, the United Nations warned on May 22, the International Day for Biological Diversity. ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/30/2013 - 10:25