skip to primary navigationskip to content

Sustainable water stewardship and management

Water is an economically strategic resource and a core element of natural capital underpinning many business activities.

A water-secure world means ending fragmented responsibility for water and integrating water resource management across all sectors and through the value chain; this needs to consider risks associated with too much as well as to little water.

 

About


Business has a desire for a set of simple impact metrics that can be used throughout the value chain to set and drive targets for sustainable water use.

Too much water also represents a business risk. Members of the Natural Capital Impact Group are exploring appropriate approaches for green infrastructure and natural flood management. They are assessing the potential of innovative business models connecting flood risk management mechanisms with the securing natural capital. 

to find out how to participate or find out more.

 

Our work


Doing Business with Nature: Opportunities from Natural Capital

17 February 2015 – This report aims to engage industry in a review of the global challenges around water, biodiversity and soil and showcases the extent to which companies are working together to develop new interventions in the face of natural capital degradation. The report shares some business responses to these challenges while also highlighting the barriers to long-term and sustainable management of natural capital.

Doing Business with Nature: Opportunities from Natural Capital - Read More…

Sink or Swim: A multi-sector collaboration on water asset investment

3 June 2014 – Today we launched our report at The Royal Society, London, examining new water strategies that recognise the value of water to different sectors.

Sink or Swim: A multi-sector collaboration on water asset investment - Read More…

Members

Members small

Share this

Contact

Catherine Tayleur

 

Dr Cath Tayleur Programme Manager, Natural Capital