CEO Water Mandate

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Target 6.3: Water Quality

Overview

SDG Target: By 2030, improve water quality by reducing pollution, eliminating dumping and minimizing release of hazardous chemicals and materials, halving the proportion of untreated wastewater and substantially increasing recycling and safe reuse globally

Context: Waste discharge or surface runoff from urban, industrial, or agricultural areas can degrade the quality of surface or ground water vital for human needs, ecosystem needs, and business operations. Effluent management is a way of reducing water quality impacts at a system or catchment level. Actions include managing effluent from the source prior to discharge, developing waste treatment and water reclamation systems, protecting affected aquatic ecosystems, supporting water sanitation projects, or providing financial resources for waste treatment. Water quality management may also include water quality rehabilitation, such as river clean-up.



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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 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

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

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

Currently, California is in the midst of a drought of historic proportions, with severe impacts on ecosystems, communities, farms, and businesses. Connect the Drops is a business-led campaign, elevating the voice of California businesses in favor of resilient water supply ... Learn More

Grupo Nutresa is the leading food processor company in Colombia, and one of the biggest food companies in Latinamerica. Its headquarters are located in Medellín, Colombia and it has direct operations along 14 countries, with sales up to 71 countries ... Learn More

The status of “National River” for the Ganga, facilitated the constitution of the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA), an empowered planning, financing, monitoring and coordinating body on February 20, 2009 under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 for cleaning of ... Learn More

Ceres is a non-profit organization advocating for sustainability leadership. We bring unique capital market solutions to many water-related challenges. We are changing the way that businesses and utilities manage water, and the way that investors consider water risk in their ... Learn More

Initiative: Eau is an American non-profit, non-governmental organization whose mission is to increase the safety and quality of drinking water services in developing urban areas. We currently conduct programming in Burkina Faso, Niger, and Nigeria, with our headquarters in Cambridge, ... Learn More

• Nestlé’s ambition is to enhance people’s lives through nutrition, health and wellness. We offer healthier and tastier food and beverage choices at all stages of life and at all times of the day. Based on science and Research and ... Learn More