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Alliance for Water Stewardship

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Affiliated Orgs: Apostle Padi Ologo Traditional Birth Centre
California Water Action Collaborative (CWAC)
The Rivers Trust
Projects: Alliance for Water Stewardship Implementation at Nestle Pakistan
Community Led Integrated Water Management & Livelihoods Resilience
Maji SASA! Water Stewardship Action for Small-holders in Africa
Projet d'eau potable "SAUVONS LA VIE"
Woolworths Water Stewardship programme
Countries: Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, Hungary, India, Iraq, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Thailand, United Republic of Tanzania, United States of America, Uruguay
Regions: Amazonas, Bravo, Colorado River , Danube, Ebro, Ganges - Brahmaputra, Huang He (Yellow River), India, Indus, Lake VIctoria, Limpopo, Mekong, Murray - Darling, Nile, Orange, Penner River, Rhine, South Africa, Tigris & Euphrates, Vaal, Wami Ruvu, Yangtze River (Chang Jiang)
Organization SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the organization and its locations.
Sustainable Agriculture (SDG 2.4)
Increase Access to Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (SDG 6.1 & 6.2)
Water Use Efficiency (SDG 6.4)
Integrated Water Resource Management (SDG 6.5)
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)
Organization Tags:
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Conservation Agriculture/Agronomy
Dairy and Livestock
Groundwater
Irrigation Management and Technology
Pesticide and Fertilizer Management
Soil Erosion and Health
Org. Type: NGO / Civil Society
Language: English
Org. Website: allianceforwaterstewardship.org
Org. Source: User
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Organization Overview

The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) is a partnership of some of the world’s leaders in sustainable water resource management, bringing together businesses, multilateral agencies, governments, civil society and communities to drive consensus-based actions on shared water risk. At the core of AWS lies applied knowledge of water stewardship. AWS employs three reinforcing programs to drive improved water stewardship: a standard and verification system, membership, and t...

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The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) is a partnership of some of the world’s leaders in sustainable water resource management, bringing together businesses, multilateral agencies, governments, civil society and communities to drive consensus-based actions on shared water risk. At the core of AWS lies applied knowledge of water stewardship. AWS employs three reinforcing programs to drive improved water stewardship: a standard and verification system, membership, and training. Each of these programs provides benefits and work together to build capacity to address our shared water challenges. At the heart of AWS is the stakeholder-endorsed International Water Stewardship Standard. The AWS Standard drives improved water stewardship, defined as “the use of water that is socially equitable, environmentally sustainable and economically beneficial, achieved through a stakeholder-inclusive process that involves site- and catchment-based actions”. Cutting through the Standard are four overarching outcomes: good water governance; sustainable water balance; good water quality, and; healthy status of important water-related areas. The Standard outlines a series of steps, criteria and indicators for site-level water management and catchment-level water stewardship. Business and water service providers who are compliant with the Standard will be recognized for their performance. In addition, the Standard helps to align catchment strategies and policies with existing tools and best management practices and acts as a means to drive constructive relationships to ensure equitable and sustainable use of water. Currently, AWS’s board organizations are The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Water Stewardship Australia (WSA), the Pacific Institute (PI), WWF, Water Witness International, the Water Environment Federation (WEF), the European Water Partnership (EWP), the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), the UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

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Nestlé Pakistan has become the first market in the Nestlé world to start implementing Alliance for Water Stewardship’s (AWS) International Water Stewardship Standard. In the first phase, WWF-Pakistan will be facilitating the implementation of AWS Standard at Nestlé Pakistan’s Sheikhupura ... Learn More

Magnitude of Risks and Vulnerability are deep rooted in this project areas. The underlying causes of poverty are enhanced risks, vulnerability and reduced sustainable livelihood promotion interventions beyond natural hazards. The urgent need for reduction of risks and vulnerability at ... Learn More

The climate and water risks facing small-and medium scale water users and smallholder farmers and their communities pose significant challenges to sustainable raw material production, and are a growing concern for progressive businesses like Serengeti Breweries. Through Maji SASA! a ... Learn More

Objectifs global de notre projet d'eau potable "SAUVONS LA VIE" est l'amélioration des conditions de vie des populations pauvres et accroitre le bien etre humain (Article 04 de notre statut) notamment l'amélioration de l'accessibilité physique des populations à une eau ... Learn More

Address water-related risks in the stone fruit supply chain of the Ceres area in the Western Cape. The project involves working with a group of Woolworth’s fruit suppliers, and is working with them to implement the Alliance for Water Stewardship ... Learn More

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