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Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)

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Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)

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Total Organizations: 285
Total Projects: 286
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SDG Overview

SDG Target

  • By 2030, protect and restore water-related ecosystems, including mountains, forests, wetlands, rivers, aquifers and lakes

Context

The degradation of aquatic ecosystems and natural resources within a catchment impacts biodiversity, hydrological flow, environmental water requirements, water quality, and the ability to use natural resources. Source water protection is often considered among the most cost-effective options to restore aquatic systems. Reducing water stress on the aquatic systems, protecting source water areas, evaluating land use development plans, supporting better forest management, rehabilitating affected ecosystems to boost biodiversity and water resources functioning, and implementing payment of ecosystem services to support upstream conservation.

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Organizations in Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)


The Pacific Institute envisions a world in which society, the economy, and the environment have the water they need to thrive now and in the future. In pursuit of this vision, the Institute creates and advances solutions to the world’s ... Learn More

The CEO Water Mandate mobilizes business leaders to advance water stewardship, sanitation, and the Sustainable Development Goals – in partnership with the United Nations, governments, peers, civil society, and others. Endorsers of the CEO Water Mandate recognize that they can ... Learn More

The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. We acheive this through the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff, including more than 550 scientists, located in all 50 U.S. states ... Learn More

Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2012 sales of $12 billion and 44,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain ... Learn More

We are a group of driven professionals from three continents that have a deep interest, dedication and skill to move from theory to practice and produce tangible outcomes in light of our mission: To explore and promote ways for people ... Learn More

Preparing for and adapting to new climate realities will be one of the defining challenges of the 21st century. Recognizing the considerable environmental, social, and economic value at stake due to worsening water stress and climate change, the private sector ... Learn More

Glencore plc is an Anglo–Swiss multinational commodity trading and mining company. Learn More

To transform communities by inspiring youth throughout the Teso region and Uganda as a whole to drive a new era of development, growth, and productivity. Learn More

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is an international non-governmental organization working on issues regarding the conservation, research and restoration of the environment. It is the world's largest independent conservation organization with over 5 million supporters worldwide, working in ... Learn More

Be a leader in water stewardship for the fashion industry, working both with reducing the water footprint of our value chain and engaging to promote better water governance in strategic, high risk river basins to secure availability and quality of ... Learn More

Since its inception Artistic Milliners has been a front runner in the global textile industry and has been spearheading denim innovation and sustainability. Our mission is to sustain our reputation as one of the top manufacturers in the world by ... Learn More

For the last one and half decades, UDYAMA has demonstrated few evidence based initiatives working directly with community and engaging partner NGOs in coastal, tribal areas and carved out good learning on community resilience process and environmental richness. Learning–Linking- Livelihoods ... Learn More

Givaudan is a Swiss manufacturer of flavors, fragrances, and active cosmetic ingredients. Learn More

Fibria Celulose is a Brazilian pulp and paper company, created by a merger between Aracruz Celulose and Votorantim Celulose e Papel. The company has a production capacity exceeding six million tons of pulp and paper produced in seven factories distributed ... Learn More

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a federally owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. Our mandate is to support the German Government in achieving its development objectives. We provide viable, ... Learn More

Duratex is a Brazilian company that manufactures wood products, sanitary vitreous chinaware and metal fittings. Learn More

DS Smith is a leading provider of corrugated packaging and is present in 37 countries, employing around 32,000 people. Learn More

Distell Group Limited is a multinational brewing and beverage company based in South Africa Learn More

Agrícola Chapi SA produces and distributes agricultural products. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Ica, Peru. Learn More

Coca-Cola Amatil one of the largest bottlers and distributors of non-alcoholic and alcoholic ready-to-drink beverages in the Asia Pacific, and one of the world’s larger bottlers of The Coca-Cola Company range. The company works to leave a positive legacy and ... Learn More

Created in August 2002 by the integration of six companies from Odebrecht Group and the Mariani Group, Braskem is currently the largest producer of thermoplastic resins in the Americas and the largest producer of polypropylene in the United States. Its ... Learn More

Banco Santander is a Spanish multinational commercial bank and financial services company founded and based in Santander, Spain. For Banco Santander, being sustainable implies doing business and, at the same time, contributing to the economic and social progress of the ... Learn More

Hvelv aims at tackling global impact problems, in connecting sustainability with innovation. To make it happen Hvelv aims at 2 things: 1. Federating human being in engaging, promoting and acting towards good causes such as climate change (reforestation, carbon offset, ... Learn More

Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, Gold Fields Limited is one of the world’s largest gold mining firms. Learn More

Unilever's purpose is to make sustainable living commonplace Learn More

Proeza is an International Group headquatered in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, focusing in long-term sustainable growth. It is recognized for its continuous improvement, long-term relationships with customers and its commitment to developing talent. It currently has 4 business areas: - ... Learn More

Antelope Water Management partners with the oil &amp; gas and mining industries to deliver water infrastructure, treatment, sourcing and disposal services. Our water solutions are tailored to meet the evolving environmental and economic challenges facing the extractive industries today. Our ... Learn More

Nature conservation in Brazil. Learn More

El Centro Investigador del Sistema Acuífero de Quintana Roo A.C. (CINDAQ) facilita y promueve la educacion, y apoya la conservación de los sistemas de agua dulce y recursos culturales asociados con los cenotes y ríos subterráneos de Q Roo, Mexico. Learn More

Queremos devolverle su esencia a nuestro planeta. Desarrollando tecnologías eficientes para el tratamiento y valorización de residuos líquidos, remediamos suelos y recuperamos recursos naturales. Learn More

Bashaamwe is a movement aiming at creating awareness of environmental pollution and creating ideas for environmental conservation. Learn More

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 ... Learn More

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper products with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, Europe, North Africa and Russia. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, ... Learn More

The Finnish water stewardship commitment challenges companies to assess water risks in their value chains and to engage in collective action to develop sustainable water use and governance. The founding partners of the commitment, Finnish research institutes, ministries and WWF ... Learn More

To clean and protect the River Dodder and its tributaries, improve facilities, biodiversity and sustainable development along its length, engage all community stakeholders to enjoy its rich heritage (natural, cultural and built heritage), and fulfil the potential of this fabulous ... Learn More

To promote the environmental protection and sound environmental management in Greece. Learn More

The Kellogg Company, doing business as Kellogg's, is an American multinational food-manufacturing company headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States. Learn More

Promovemos el desarrollo sostenible del territorio y las ciudades teniendo como determinante principal de su ordenamiento las cuencas hidrográficas y el agua como bien común. Nos apoyamos en modelos que integran de manera armónica las dinámicas naturales, socioeconómicas, políticas y ... Learn More

Somos una corporación privada sin fines de lucro que fomenta innovaciones que “mueven la frontera de lo posible”. Nuestros socios son el Estado de Chile y BHP. En FCh generamos redes internacionales, entregando soluciones de alto impacto para abordar los ... Learn More

The Monterrey Metropolitan Water Fund (FAMM) was established by a multi-stakeholder consortium in September 2013. The main objective of FAMM is to preserve the watershed of the San Juan River, which supplies more than 60% of the water used and ... Learn More

Microsoft's mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Learn More

PVH Corp, formerly known as the Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation, is an American clothing company which owns brands such as Van Heusen, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, IZOD, Arrow, and licenses brands such as Geoffrey Beene, BCBG Max Azria, Chaps, Sean John, ... Learn More

FBA provides high quality and practical flood resilience products, services and solutions. We research and collaborate with affiliates and partners that protect against the growing global problem of flooding. We have an international network of affiliates that includes excellent and ... Learn More

The East African Sustainability (SusWatch) Network is a network of NGOs from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania spearheaded by Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development (UCSD), Sustainable Environmental Development Watch Network (SusWatch Kenya), and Tanzania Coalition for Sustainable Development (TCSD). EA SusWatch ... Learn More

Amigos de Los Rios is a 503(c)3 Legacy Design &amp; Build firm that has been working on a landscape-scale conservation effort entitled - "The Emerald Necklace Vision for Los Angeles County," since its inception in 2003. This Vision, adapted from ... Learn More

A PlataformaVerde é uma empresa de tecnologia e que começou como um software de gestão de resíduos, trazendo a tecnologia blockchain para trazer rastreabilidade para esses materiais. Aos poucos, percebemos a necessidade de abranger toda a cadeia produtiva, desde a ... Learn More

Dear All, We are dedicated volunteers of India based organization “Svyam Bane Gopal”. “Svyam Bane Gopal” which is an N.G.O. (Non Governmental Organization) registered with Indian Government, primarily located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. For knowing more details about “Svyam ... Learn More

Bosch Floating Solar PV System Co., Ltd., as one of top floating solar mounting systems manufacturer in the world gets the certificates of ISO 9001:2015, primarily focusing on the production of floating solar platform systems for floating solar PV power ... Learn More

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The Agua Somos Water Fund was created as a water conservation mechanism for Bogotá, with the objective of being an efficient financial tool to administer the necessary resources to implement conservation actions that will guarantee the maintenance and provision of ... Learn More

Projects in Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)


To transform the socioeconomic and environmental reality of the Miringuava Watershed (southern Brazil), through actions that contribute to water security by focusing on two fronts: (1) Conservation and restoration of natural ecosystems, and (2) Impact Entrepreneurship. Learn More

To Create the capacity and supporting the implementation of the AWS Standard in farms belonging to the WWF/EDEKA Zitrus Project Learn More

This project aims to reduce our fresh water dependency, to minimize our environmental impact due to water withdraws, and to strengthen a water efficiency culture within our collaborators that not only helps the company but the surrounding communities. Learn More

FIJI Water has also been working with Conservation International on a large-scale reforestation project in Fiji to restore a total of 2,800 acres of degraded grasslands on the island of Viti Levu. Aside from long-term environmental benefits, this project will ... Learn More

Based in north-east Zambia, the Chambeshi Water Security Partnership (CWSP) was created in 2017 to ensure continued sound water management in the region while agricultural activities are intensifying. The partnership aims to ensure that water resources are governed, protected, and ... Learn More

The Pacific Institute, in its role as co-secretariat for the CEO Water Mandate, coordinated a clustered pilot for setting site water targets in the Santa Ana River Watershed (SARW) in southern California. This helped test and inform global guidance under ... Learn More

Optimize and reuse water within the manufacturing plant Adopt the Alliance for Water Stewardship International Water Stewardship Standard Participate in project's within the catchment to offset consumptive water use at the plant Understand contextualized water targets Learn More

Optimize and reuse water within the manufacturing plant Adopt the Alliance for Water Stewardship International Water Stewardship Standard Participate in project's within the catchment to offset consumptive water use at the plant Learn More

The WSAIP is a highly participatory stakeholder empowerment process delivering a multi-stakeholder owned plan to improve Lusaka’s water security, with the commitment of stakeholders to implement that plan. The plan cuts across water supply and sanitation services, water resources management ... Learn More

In 2016 Mondi Group has invested 7.9 million € in corporate social investment projects including projects to preserve and protect natural capital that provides ecosystem goods and services such as biodiversity and water.In 2016, the WWF-Mondi Wetland Project (WWF-MWP) celebrated ... Learn More

The facility located in this basin will undergo Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard (AWS) steps 1-3 by the year 2020. The AWS Standard steps 1-3 will enable each site in this basin to create a unique water stewardship plan that ... Learn More

1. To raise awareness on wetlands 2. Corporate volunteering 3. Stakeholder engagement with the National Parcs and conservations services Learn More

Our response strategy at this site has been to implement an overall water stewardship programme that includes targets specific to water stressed sites. The timeframe for this response strategy is the period of 2007 through 2020 - specifically the site ... Learn More

Our response strategy at this site has been to implement an overall water stewardship programme that includes targets specific to water stressed sites. The timeframe for this response strategy is the period of 2007 through 2020 - specifically, the site ... Learn More

Our response strategy at this site has been to implement an overall water stewardship programme, including capital investment and targets, specific to water stressed sites. The timeframe for this response strategy is the period of 2007 through 2020 - specifically, ... Learn More

Our response strategy at this site has been to implement an overall water stewardship programme that includes targets specific to water stressed sites. The timeframe for this response strategy is the period of 2007 through 2020 - specifically, the site ... Learn More

Protecting Lake Hawassa is a broad and inclusive multi-stakeholder collaboration platform established in 2017, currently facilitated by the NatuReS programme, to improve water security for people, business and the environment in Hawassa, its lake and sub-catchment area. The partnership brings ... Learn More

HVELV is a concept that intends to act towards a better world to live in. The key objectives are 1) finding a crowd of PEOPLE willing to do GOOD FOR the WORLD (sign in to community on facebook @hvelv) 2) ... Learn More

Implementar un modelo piloto de saneamiento básico en Bocacerrada a partir del fortalecimiento comunitario y la apropiación de nuevas tecnologías, para contribuir a mejorar las condiciones de vida de la comunidad y la mitigación de impactos sobreecosistemas estratégicos de la ... Learn More

Amatil's Indonesian operations conduct significant community engagement activities in and around our sites including river basin restoration projects including reforestation, installing infiltration wells to improve aquifer recharge rates and community access through direct supply such as wells and sanitation infrastructure. ... Learn More

Braskem encourages its suppliers to report by inviting and encouraging them to participate in CDP events, workshops and training, as well as direct contact for support in the questionnaire response process. Braskem reinforces the invitation from CDP Supply chain so ... Learn More

VISION By 2030, Noyyal and Bhavani are healthy river eco-systems that ensure water security for people and nature. The main objectives are: By 2019, establish the interactions and trade-offs between users and sectors in representative zones of the Bhavani and ... Learn More

Bring the water quality from “low” to “good” status (according to the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization standards), especially in highly polluted critical spots; Create a basin wide partnership with agreed conservation targets in key biodiversity areas; reduce water, chemicals ... Learn More

Risk is mitigated by the technical due diligences carried out in all project finance transactions that assess environmental and technical issues and ensure, through the Environmental Impact Assessment, that the minimum water flow necessary for the plant and for the ... Learn More

Gold Fields spent a total of US $16 million on water management and projects (including ARD management) during 2016. In addition, Gold Fields has implemented a number of shared value water projects at Cerro Corona. These involve building and maintaining ... Learn More

Conservación de especies nativas de la costa del Perú Valoración del patrimonio natural del país Sensibilización ambiental Learn More

Huertos orgánicos – generar una fuente de alimentos saludables en la comunidad educativa, elementos pedagógicos para mejorar la educación y conciencia ambiental Reciclaje – disminuir la generación de residuos solidos mediante el manejo productivo de residuos sólidos. Compostaje – disminución ... 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

Groundwater is a key resource under stress in California – communities rely on underground aquifers for drinking water, and farmers use groundwater as an essential water source, especially during times of drought. Many species and their habitats rely on the ... Learn More

California's Central Coast is facing interreated water quality and supply issues: groundwater overdraft, saltwater intrusion, and nutrient-laden runoff that impairs waterways and groundwater. This vibrant farming region is at risk, but farmers are part of the solution. This project is ... Learn More

The National Forest Foundation is working with the U.S. Forest Service and partners like Coca-Cola to restore the Tahoe National Forest Headwaters to optimum health by thinning vegetation, restoring meadows and river channels, eradicating invasive species, improving water flows, increasing ... Learn More

Conservation goals in this region are: to protect and restore river and riparian habitats for fish and wildlife and to protect and restore the private/public land matrix that supports wide rangingmammals and plant communities. Learn More

THE CENTRAL CONCERN OF THE PRACTICE IS DESIGN EXCELLENCE. EVERY PROJECT IS BASED ON SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND EXPLORE APPLICATIONS OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES TOGETHER WITH ANCIENT TRADITIONS TO FIND BETTER SOLUTIONS TO CONTEMPORARY NEEDS. Learn More

The Willow Creek project represents the very first use of a new Colorado law that allows water rights holders to enter into a long-term water conservation program and use their water to benefit rivers during times of critical low flow—without ... Learn More

Implement river basin restoration in case of pollution. Increase spillls control and maintenance of equipment that use fluids to operate. Learn More

Promover acciones colectivas para la gestión integral del agua sostenible en las comunidades del área de influencia de HOLCIM (Colombia) A nivel general las comunidades apoyadas son población rural campesina que viven principalmente de actividades agropecuarias asocia-das con cultivo de ... Learn More

We will engage with the suppliers to better understand their contextual situation and promote an adequate solution to mitigate the risk identified. Using our internal experience in aride regions, we could support farmers to improve resilience to water issues and ... Learn More

Inspired by the concept of biomimetics, the floating islands are active treatment systems, that purify and vivify water resources contaminated by sewage and / or industrial contaminants. They are artificial man-made floating islands built from discarded materials, which are purposely ... Learn More

Fibria has mapped 246 river basins and decided to operate in nine of them, located in regions where the company maintains plantations and whose forest management can influence the water supply. The knowledge and learning gained from this survey - ... Learn More

Fibria conserves native ecosystems in about 34% of its conserved areas. Within these protected areas, protection, management, recovery, and forestry integration activities are carried out (the commitment is to restore 40,000 hectares of its own areas between 2012 and 2025). ... Learn More

The County Government of Kiambu County wanted to address the protection of water and environment in the County and sought support from IWaSP to facilitate interaction between the private sector and the Water Resources User Associations (WRUAs). The leadership capacity ... Learn More

Protección del recurso hídrico en la microcuenca del río Manacacías y Yucao a través de un plan de reforestación con especiesnativas y un trabajo de producción local de hortalizas y verduras en viveros comunitarios. COMPONENTE 1: Reforestación con especies nativas ... Learn More

From 2013 to 2014 Duratex developed the Evaluation of the Sustainability Index of Hydrographic Basins. This study was aimed at assessing the situation of the catchment basins where Duratex industrial units are located, considering aspects related to water, the economy, ... Learn More

Restauracion participativa y conservación de las cuencas hidrográficas del Valle del Cauca, a través de la siembra de árboles nativos, permitiendo de esta manera la protección de las cuencas abastecedoras de agua potable y mejorando la calidad de vida de ... Learn More

Realizar acciones de reforestación, captación y optimización del recurso hídrico y gestión comunitaria en la Cuenca del RíoTunjuelo. n el marco del proyecto Fondo de Agua, la empresa Pavco Wavin realizó acciones en torno a la protección de la cuenca ... Learn More

DS Smith is investing in software and permanent headcount to increase our relationship with strategic suppliers and assess their risks from water-related issues. This is anticipated to evolve into much deeper supplier engagement on Sustainability issues. Learn More

We developed a "river collaborative" with other stakeholders in the Eerste River catchment, including the Stellenbosch municipality, University of Stellenbosch, other industries, Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the water and environmental regulatory bodies with the view of developing an ... Learn More

Promote Awareness of Flood Risk Challenges and Protection Collaborate with public and private institutions with similar missions Increasingly develop and participate in webinars, seminars, publications, and demonstration/training workshops. Learn More

California’s rivers, streams and the creatures that depend on them are in trouble. Pollution, degraded habitat, and dwindling riverside forests have caused native fish and bird populations to plummet – some to near extinction. Many landowners and restoration advocates across ... Learn More

Gold Fields’ South Deep mine spent a total of US $3.6 million on water management and projects during 2016. Water projects include ARD management. South Deep implements a range of measures to prevent or contain Acid Rock Drainage (ARD) and ... Learn More

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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

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Developers: World Resources Institute

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Developers: CEO Water Mandate, Pacific Institute

Globally, corporations and industry are seeking to secure access to sufficient quantities of water to meet current and future needs in a socially, economically and environmentally responsible way in the midst of an unfolding global water crisis with risks that ... Learn More

Developers: The Coca-Cola Company, The Nature Conservancy

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The Pacific Institute – in collaboration with a diverse team of stakeholders – is developing a framework for systematically assessing the multiple benefits and costs provided by water management strategies. Here, we provide a resource library for analysts, decision makers, ... Learn More

Developers: Pacific Institute

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Developers: Levi Strauss & Co.

This report uses new data and calculations to show that investments in resource efficiency, secure work environments, and sustainable materials can benefit the environment and improve profitability. Learn More

The Coca-Cola Company is quantifying the water-related “Replenish” benefits derived through its Community Water Partnership (CWP) projects. The work described in this report builds on previous efforts, and provides a current status of quantification results for three categories of CWP ... Learn More

Developers: GETF, The Coca-Cola Company

Although metrics such as water use efficiency ratios are commonly employed within businesses to measurably demonstrate progress, assessing the benefits of water projects beyond a company’s four walls is much more difficult. To fill the gap, some companies are developing ... Learn More

Developers: WWF

CottonConnect's Responsible Environment Enhanced Livelihoods Cotton (REEL COTTON) standard is a business-driven initiative that sources sustainable cotton to improve environmental, quality, and traceability conditions in supply chain factories and farms worldwide. Committed brands and their supply chains undertake a development-oriented ... Learn More

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This guide aims to help companies set effective site water targets that are informed by catchment context, which can create value and lessen risks for the company and support collective action. Learn More

Developers: CEO Water Mandate

The Forest Stewardship Council created the Principles of Forest Stewardship as a worldwide standard to promote environmentally responsible, socially beneficial and economically viable management of the world’s forests. Learn More

The AWS Standard is a globally-applicable framework for major water users to understand their water use and impacts, and to work collaboratively and transparently for sustainable water management within a catchment context. Learn More

Developers: Alliance for Water Stewardship

This discussion paper examines the need for companies to openly acknowledge and discuss the business dependency on consumption, exploring the topic through three different product examples – cars, beef, and clothing. Learn More

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Developers: World Economic Forum

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This UN World Water Development report evaluates the vast quantities of domestic, agricultural and industrial wastewater discharged into the environment everyday as a valuable resource rather than costly problem. Learn More

Companies are increasingly setting and pursing ‘water balance targets’ as part of their water stewardship strategies. The seeming simplicity of balance goals can be attractive – “we will restore a volume of water equal to the amount our business consumes.” ... Learn More

Developers: WWF

The Water Risk Filter can be used to assess and respond to water related risks for your own operations, suppliers, or growth plans. Learn More

Developers: WWF

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