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|Regions:||Orange, South Africa|
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
|Water Use Efficiency (SDG 6.4)|
|Services Needed:||No services needed/offered|
|Start & End Dates:||Jan. 2018 » Ongoing|
|Additional Benefits:||Raised awareness of challenges among water users|
|Beneficiaries:||Local communities / domestic users|
|Planning & Implementation Time:||More than 3 years|
We consider risks associated with water availability and quality in the evaluation of new real-estate or expansion opportunities (including water efficient fixtures and fittings, water-wise gardens, rainwater harvesting etc.) and are guided by our Green Building protocol to ensure that real-estate is meeting international best practice for building sustainability. We currently have 100 Green Stores in our portfolio (around 1/3 of SA stores) and are looking to expand this. In…
We consider risks associated with water availability and quality in the evaluation of new real-estate or expansion opportunities (including water efficient fixtures and fittings, water-wise gardens, rainwater harvesting etc.) and are guided by our Green Building protocol to ensure that real-estate is meeting international best practice for building sustainability. We currently have 100 Green Stores in our portfolio (around 1/3 of SA stores) and are looking to expand this. In some cases, we have been required to respond to immediate risks of water shortages by retrofitting buildings with water storage capacity for uninterrupted supply. In light of the risks associated with the drought, our buildings specifications have been updated to ensure this is always the case. We have also invested in groundwater and treatment facilities at our head office and distribution centres.
Improved water efficiency.
|Basin and/or Contextual Conditions:||Other|
|Project Benefits:||Raised awareness of challenges among water users|
|Indirect or Direct Beneficiaries:||Local communities / domestic users|
|Months & Implementing:||More than 3 years|
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