7 Apr 2021 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Key river basins that are particularly vulnerable include Taihu, Dong and Zhu in China; Danube and Rhine in Europe;Colorado and Upper Mississippi in the United States.
6 Apr 2021 GENEVA, Switzerland
New guides from WWF and H&M Group offer a practical guide to understand the strategic importance of water in corporate value chains to create meaningful targets and goals that connect with overall corporate business strategy.
20 Mar 2021 VANCOUVER, Canada
On World Water Day 2021, Alexis Morgan discusses our framing of, and language around the value of water.
17 Mar 2021 LONDON
England's water industry seeks public dialogue.
16 Mar 2021 TAIPEI, China
Taiwan government orders reduction of water consumption in face of worst drought in 56 years. Microchip manufacturing sector hard hit.
14 Mar 2021 BEIJING
One of the fastest accumulations of wealth in history.
14 Mar 2021
Basin Commission votes to permanently ban extraction of methane gas in the region.
12 Mar 2021 LONDON, United Kingdom
The financial impact of water risk could amount to $301 Billion USD versus $55 Billion USD to address those risks, according to a new report.
6 Mar 2021 LONDON, United Kingdom
The financial impact of water risk could amount to $301 Billion USD versus $55 Billion USD to address those risks, according to the 2020 Global Water Report issued 3 March by the CDP. The report also notes progress in water use, with two/thirds of the nearly 3,000 participating companies saying they are reducing or maintaining water withdrawals, while more than half are monitoring the quality of their wastewater discharges...
4 Mar 2021 LONDON, United Kingdom
Two communities on the Niger Delta have won the right to sue Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) in English courts over decades of oil pollution that has damaged rivers, coastal areas and farmland as well as health, The UK Supreme Court overruled a previous Appeal Court finding that there was no real issue to be tried...
4 Mar 2021 VEVEY
The Swiss consumer conglomerate Nestlé has agreed to sell most of its North American bottled-water brands to two private-equity firms for $4.3bn, hoping to jump-start growth by focusing on a slimmed-down group of upscale, more on-trend brands. The world’s largest bottled-water maker said the sale of brands including Poland Spring, Arrowhead and Pure Life to private-equity firms One Rock Capital Partners LLC and Metropoulos & Co...
4 Mar 2021 CUENCA, Ecuador
In the midst of February's presidential elections in Ecuador, residents of the country’s third-largest city, Cuenca, voted to ban future mining projects in five water systems.In a 7 February plebiscite, voters turned out to protect the region’s clean water resources. The area in which the ban covers is home to more than 580,000 residents and spans over 3,100 square kilometres of land...