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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.

 

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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. 

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Commercial gains from addressing natural capital challenges in the dairy sector

25 January 2016 – A new report commissioned by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and leading UK companies presents practical measures that could deliver a more sustainable dairy industry.

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Catherine Tayleur

 

Dr Cath Tayleur Programme Manager, Natural Capital