|Location||City, Country & Regions||Location Type|
|Regions:||Orange, South Africa|
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
Stakeholder Participation (SDG 6.b)
Water-Related Disaster Management (SDG 11.5)
|Services Needed:||No services needed/offered|
|Start & End Dates:||Jan. 2018 » Ongoing|
Over the course of the past decade a cluster of environment-related risks, notably extreme weather events, failure of climate change mitigation and adaption as well as water crises, has emerged as a consistently central feature of the Global Risk landscape. In preparation for Day Zero, Sanlam has commissioned boreholes as back up plans. In partnership with WWF Sanlam developed water files to help companies communicate the correct message with their staff and for the City o...
Over the course of the past decade a cluster of environment-related risks, notably extreme weather events, failure of climate change mitigation and adaption as well as water crises, has emerged as a consistently central feature of the Global Risk landscape. In preparation for Day Zero, Sanlam has commissioned boreholes as back up plans. In partnership with WWF Sanlam developed water files to help companies communicate the correct message with their staff and for the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape with regards to the drought in the Western Cape.
New source for water supply. Increased employee awareness of drought and water risks.
Inform and strengthen your company’s water management strategies and allow your investors to evaluate current water management activities against detailed definitions of leading practice. Learn More
World Resource Institute's four Aqueduct assessment tools -- Water Risk Atlas, Country Rankings, Aqueduct Food, and Aqueduct Floods -- help companies, governments, and civil society understand and respond to water risks. These water risks include water stress, seasonal variability, pollution, ... Learn More
Developers: World Resources Institute
In this Nature feature, Johan Rockstrom and co-authors argue that identifying and quantifying planetary boundaries that must not be transgressed could help prevent human activities from causing unacceptable environmental change. Learn More
This report presents analysis of the response data from a sample of 783 of the world’s largest publicly listed companies. The report is aimed at companies and investors seeking to understand how they can play their part in delivering a ... Learn More
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Developers: Pacific Institute
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Developers: Pacific Institute
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Developers: China Water Risk
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Developers: Pacific Institute
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Developers: CEO Water Mandate
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Developers: Alliance for Water Stewardship
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Measure the environmental and social impact of your apparel products and operations. Learn More
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Developers: World Economic Forum
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Developers: Pacific Institute
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