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Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)

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Total Organizations: 268
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SDG Overview

SDG Target

  • Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries

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Climate change increases water risks, such as; water scarcity, pollution, competition, and impact on water infrastructure. Increasing resilience is important to address such vulnerabilities, and benefits from governmental or institutional capacity to adapt and manage risk; a supportive regulatory and policy framework, and the ability to cope with changes at a local level.

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Organizations in Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)


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

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

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

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

Exelon Corporation is an American Fortune 100 energy company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. 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

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

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

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

Nature conservation in Brazil. Learn More

Provide clean water, sanitation, hygiene and clean renewable energy from the human waste with the objective of creating a sewage free environment. 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

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

Целью проекта « Aqua wave » является обеспечение мировых стран пресной водой за счет экологически чистой возобновляемой энергии морских волн и течений волновыми станциями конструкции. Реализация проекта позволит создать производственный комплекс, который обеспечит постоянное развитие строительства в прибрежных акваториях различных ... Learn More

Positively harness the potential of Kenyan youth and transforming it for positive contribution in the Kenyan society with an aim to facilitate and promote knowledge creation, dissemination and nurturing progressive and value-driven leadership among marginalized communities across our social, cultural ... 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

WaterAid is an international NGO focused exclusively on ensuring equitable access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education for the world’s poorest communities. Formed in 1981 we have been working in water, sanitation and hygiene for over 30 years. To ... Learn More

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

Our Vision is to become a preferred provider of potable water, in regions with non-sustainable water supply. Our Mission is to provide clean and affordable potable water in a sustainable way. Our Strategy is to provide high quality surplus potable ... Learn More

To supply the global market with a mechanical or non-mechanical method of delivering water to a centralized location/tap that is low maintenance, easy to fill and designed to be combined thus increasing the available amount of water with ease. The ... 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

Ours is a Charitable Organization Providing services to Poor and needy irrespective of caste and creed. Regarding water Issues we are providing free Drinking water to School Children's by Installing RO Plants and Bore wells in Villages in entire Andhra ... 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

BLH Aqua Technology is a South Korea based company focused on developing water efficiency enhancement technologies. Our first product, Aqutonix, is an agriculture technology product which increases the absorption of water in plants with no added chemicals in order to ... 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

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

The goals of the game Education of the And information technology And fighting poverty m sustainable Learn More

Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium paperboards including folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners. Our lightweight paperboards based on pure fresh fibres are developed as the perfect fit for consumer goods, retail-ready and food service ... Learn More

To reduce infant mortality through improved maternal health in Africa. Learn More

Trabajamos para fortalecer la oferta técnica de servicios, promover el desarrollo empresarial sostenible y generar casos demostrativos que le permitan a las empresas comprobar los beneficios ambientales y económicos de la incorporación de una política ambiental que fortalezca su competitividad ... Learn More

THE SOURCE PLUS mission is to achieve substantial agricultural development, provide long lasting solutions to problems for all sub-Saharan countries and make sure that people within this countries have regular access to enough high-quality education, food, facilities and job, thus ... Learn More

StormSensor works with communities across the United States to track urban flooding and stormwater runoff, using that data to prioritize resiliency programs focused on efficient and clean water management Learn More

To provide innovative and cost-effective water recovery and management solutions to entities in the industrial, mining and municipal space to ensure sustainability and environmental responsibility. Learn More

Prospex design, manufacture and supply advanced reliable and cost-effective equipment’s &amp; infrastructure for corporate, urban and rural farming communities. Learn More

Over the past 35 years, Sun Limited has generated a record of sustained excellence and accomplishments in the hospitality industry. Driven by the passion to outclass, Sun Resorts puts its resorts at the service of our clients to ensure that ... Learn More

To empower underprivileged section of the society by taking stand and providing with financial and logistic support to bring quantities and qualitative changes in their livelihood development for in an Equal and just society implementing the SDG goals by the ... Learn More

Eliminate wastewater pollution and discharge of hazardous materials at source. Learn More

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The Arroyo Seco Foundation is dedicated to the preservation, protection and restoration of the Arroyo Seco watershed. The Arroyo Seco is a major tributary of the Los Angeles River that links the San Gabriel Mountains to the main stem of ... Learn More

Projects in Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)


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

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

Ecolab's manufacturing plant in Taicang, China, is the first site in the world to be independently certified under the Alliance for Water Stewardship's global standard for water stewardship. 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

In 2016, the Deca division kicked off a pilot project, done in conjunction with GVCes (Fundação Getulio Vargas Center for Sustainability Studies), to study the water and carbon footprint of the Aspen faucet, one of the company’s bestselling models in ... Learn More

With climate change altering the timing and volume of precipitation, climate-resilient urban landscapes and water supply strategies are critical – particularly for those who depend on imported water like Southern California. The Pacific Institute &amp; CEO Water Mandate are leading ... 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

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

Electrolux has a process in place, through the Blue Risk Management for all facilities to estimate potential financial impacts in case of disruption of production. If a relative important site in the US, in a risk area, must stop production ... 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

Provide a poor Nigerian Child, school, village, health facility, communities, IDP camp with access to a sustainable source of safe and clean drinking water free of pathogenic micro-organisms that cause waterborne diseases. Provide the private sector organizations and individuals with ... Learn More

Seasonal variations of temperature and river flow rate could potentially limit water intake needed by the Limerick plant. To address these limitations, Exelon collaborated with numerous regulatory agencies and environmental stakeholders to develop a flow augmentation alternative that allows mine ... Learn More

The Drought Task Force recommends regulatory, operational, and technical solutions, and points out other regions of concern and potential impacts. In order to address changing waterbody conditions due to climate change challenges, Exelon has installed monitoring systems in river bodies ... 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

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

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

The textile project’s vision is “transforming the textile sector in Vietnam and engaging sectoral and environmental governance in order to bring social, economic and conservation benefits to the country and the entire Mekong region”. This vision will be achieved by ... Learn More

WaterAid is an international NGO focused exclusively on ensuring equitable access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education (WASH) for the world’s poorest communities. Formed in 1981 we have been working in water, sanitation and hygiene for over 30 years. ... Learn More

We are committed: To provide clean and safe air, water, and land for all North Indians To protect and improve the environment as a valuable asset for the people of North India. To protect people and the environment from harmful ... Learn More

The Pacific Institute's efforts in the Salton Sea combine monitoring, evaluation, analysis, and engagement with stakeholders to support and advance restoration. Learn More

All of Gold Fields’ operations have tailings management plans in place, including closure and post-closure management plans. In total, Gold Fields’ operations have 27 tailing storage facilities (TSFs) of which 16 are active. All TSFs, as well as associated pipeline ... Learn More

The responses for managing water risks include risk assessments; Environmental Management Systems; the use of predictive water balances; rainwater harvesting; storm water management and water re-use, recycling and conservation initiatives. During 2018 Gold Fields intends to set targets in line ... Learn More

World Aqua specializes in several major fields of services: Supply of drinking water and utility water to disaster areas as an emergency response Production of still and carbonated water for commercial and residential consumption Production of mineral water and soft ... Learn More

Protección y uso responsable del agua en la zona de la represa La García a través de un proceso integral de manejo sostenible: reforestación y mantenimiento de especies nativas y proceso de educación ambiental "Gestores al cuidado al agua" con ... Learn More

IWaSP partnership efforts in South Africa indirectly improved water security for 300,000 people in 2015. Over EUR250,000 was leveraged for partnerships from the private sector and over EUR500,000 from government departments. WaSP South Africa was the lead organiser of the ... Learn More

EA SusWatch implemented the LVEMP II Civil Society Watch Project that sought to lobby and advocate for realization of results-based performance from the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project (LVEMP II) and implementation of the East African Climate Change Policy (EACCP, ... Learn More

Providing pure drinking water in all governorates of the Republic of Yemen Maintenance of drinking water wells available Operating the water wells in the neighboring villages Providing clean sources of drinking water by drilling wells Learn More

Businesses for Water Security in the Noyyal-Bhavani is a collaboration among the CEO Water Mandate and several apparel sector Mandate-Endorsing companies to advance apparel sector leadership in water stewardship. Apparel sector companies leading in sustainability have already made considerable progress ... Learn More

The Pacific Institute is facilitating a multi-stakeholder discussion around incorporation of a multiple benefit framework in parallel with the City of Austin's Rain Catcher Pilot Program in the Waller Creek watershed. This work will serve as a test case for ... Learn More

Gold Fields includes an assessment of supplier related water risks in its ongoing Enterprise-wide Risk Management processes. Gold Fields has also assessed regional climate-related risk (and its effects on the supply chain) by conducting climate change vulnerability assessments for South ... Learn More

•Project goal: To restore Chennai’s Sembakkam Lake to launch a restoration model to demonstrate how urban lakes and wetlands can provide ecosystem services including acting as carbon sinks, flood sinks, recharging groundwater, recycling nutrients, supporting flora and fauna, increasing resilience ... Learn More

-To introduce and establish a new way of growing fruits and vegetables in Namibia -Use new technology to produce high quality products all year round via climate control equiptment -Distribute across the country for lower prices -create employment for the ... Learn More

Water scarcity is an increasing phenomenon that already affects 4 billion people today. Water resources are becoming scarcer due to population growth, an increased water footprint and climate change. The key objective of this project is to get sustainable access ... Learn More

Water scarcity is an increasing phenomenon that already affects 4 billion people today. Water resources are becoming scarcer due to population growth, an increased water footprint and climate change. The key objective of this project is to get sustainable access ... Learn More

Water scarcity is an increasing phenomenon that already affects 4 billion people today. Water resources are becoming scarcer due to population growth, an increased water footprint and climate change. The key objective of this project is to get sustainable access ... Learn More

Water scarcity is an increasing phenomenon that already affects 4 billion people today. Water resources are becoming scarcer due to population growth, an increased water footprint and climate change. The key objective of this project is to get sustainable access ... Learn More

Water scarcity is an increasing phenomenon that already affects 4 billion people today. Water resources are becoming scarcer due to population growth, an increased water footprint and climate change. The key objective of this project is to get sustainable access ... Learn More

Water scarcity is an increasing phenomenon that already affects 4 billion people today. Water resources are becoming scarcer due to population growth, an increased water footprint and climate change. The key objective of this project is to get sustainable access ... Learn More

Water scarcity is an increasing phenomenon that already affects 4 billion people today. Water resources are becoming scarcer due to population growth, an increased water footprint and climate change. The key objective of this project is to get sustainable access ... Learn More

Our main slogan since we first published is "Independence is our source of power "..Since it was first published till now “Elmoustkbal newspaper” has taken this slogan “Independence is our source of power” to express the approach the editorial department ... Learn More

Reliable water supplies are critical to industry, agriculture, cities and the natural environment. Because of these multiple dependencies within a region or watershed, water risks cannot be completely managed within individual facility footprints. Water users benefit from knowing how others ... Learn More

Yemen has limited water resources. Hence, the protection of these resources from misuses and providing alternative resources have to be a high priority for the country’s national water strategy and to the international community. Water scarcity collides with rapid population ... Learn More

"Water is life… the need and utilization of ground water is increasing, while the need to recharge water into the soil is being underestimated,” said Dr. Lilik Sudiajeng, PNB Professor of Civil Engineering and head of research. High demands for ... Learn More

Building sustainable communities and protecting our water resources to improve the health of the Mbokodweni and Golokodo river systems within the lower Mbokodweni catchment, and the health of the communities living within the catchment. Learn More

Bali Water Protection or BWP, is our call Bali’s spiritual, political, economical and civil leadership as well as to all visitors and residents to take responsibility in addressing the province’s rapidly dismissing freshwater supply. We are here to impulse rapid ... Learn More

As drought and monsoon conditions evolve, the Southwest is expected to experience drier-than-average conditions. The project aims to: 1) improve and expand the access of information related to drought conditions, 2) improve understanding of drought and climate, and their co-relation, ... Learn More

This project aims to incorporate collaborative work with decision-makers to develop, interpret, and apply climate information. Learn More

The ALFA project aims at protecting citizens in Northwest Europe against the effects of flooding due to climate change. All partners face the same problems and challenges due to climate change: creating new floodplains, their effects for inhabitants, and their ... Learn More

Design, source and facilitate a planned town scale potable and waste water treatment plan that meets the UNEP CSPAW standards. A first in Belize and Caribbean. 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

Developers: Ceres

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

The Toolbox connects your business to the latest tools, guidance, case studies, datasets, and more most relevant to you based on your circumstances and interests. It features more than 250+ resources from dozens of organizations and is updated every week. Learn More

Developers: CEO Water Mandate, Pacific Institute

This guide aims to provide professionals with the practical information and resources to either start sourcing sustainable cotton or increase volumes. Learn More

The Global Water Footprint Assessment Standard can be used to provide comparable quantification and robust analytics, helping corporations, governments, and researchers manage water resources and achieve greater water sustainability. Learn More

This ISO Standard helps to evaluate the sustainability of a product across its life cycle. Learn More

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

The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Compass Business Tools inventory maps existing business tools against the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It allows you to explore commonly used business tools that may be useful when assessing your organization’s impact on the SDGs. Learn More

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

‘The Five Goods’ stem from Fashion for Good’s robust definition of ‘good’ and intend to guide the sector with a genuine and accountable framework with the promise of social, economic, and environmental prosperity. Learn More

This report is a culmination of industry interviews, non-government organization inputs, and desk research, the report highlights practical examples for companies in the sector and beyond, grappling with how to integrate the SDGs into their core business and global supply ... Learn More

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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