3 ways to make sure your water strategy holds water

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I have been noticing heightened interest in water management and consumption reduction as part of corporate sustainability strategy for months; this post from last fall is a synopsis of why the private and public sector is waking up to the fact that while water may be a fundamental requirement for survival, we have managed to dilute its value to the point where we’ve got some serious shortages looming.

Even though carbon footprints and energy management manage steal many of the headlines, you’ll find corporate water goals within the corporate social responsibility reports of most large companies. In particular this is true of businesses with large manufacturing footprints, agricultural interests or that rely on beverages for a sustainable portion of their revenue (ala The Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo.)

About Laura B.

Laura L. Barnes is ISTC's Sustainability Information Curator and Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable (GLPPR). She also created and authors Environmental News Bits (http://envnewsbits.info).
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