CEO Water Mandate Provides New Guidance for Business on Human Right to Water, Sanitation

27 Jan 2015 by OOSKAnews Correspondent

The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate, a public-private initiative designed to assist companies in developing, implementing and disclosing water sustainability practices, is offering new guidance for companies on how to address the human right to water and sanitation in their business practices.The CEO Water Mandate’s “Guidance For Companies on Respecting the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: Bringing a Human Rights Lens to Corporate Water Stewardship,” was first presented at the UN-Water’s 2015 annual conference in Zaragoza, Spain, this month.It “aims to provide companies with practical measures on how to bring a human rights lens to their existing corporate water stewardship practices,” with a focus on stakeholder engagement and leveraging business relationships...

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