UN Global Compact  |  CEO Water Mandate

Great Britain Colombia Brazil

Water Quality (SDG 6.3)

<% join_label %>

Water Quality (SDG 6.3)

Show Full Map
Amazon
5888268 km2
Countries
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
Location City, Country & Regions Location Type
,
()

Quick Info

Total Organizations: 292
Total Projects: 336
Total Locations: 1703
Profile Completion: 100%

SDG 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.

Latest updates

No current notifications are found for the projects, organizations, and other topics you are currently following.

Following

Organizations in Water Quality (SDG 6.3)


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

We are becoming more efficient in our water use by reducing the amount we use per liter of product, even as we increase our production volume. We are recycling wastewater, sometimes returning it cleaner than we found it, and we ... Learn More

Our team of 160,000 professionals in 70 countries draws together the worlds of food, agriculture, nutrition and risk management. For more than 150 years, we have helped farmers grow more, connecting them to broader markets. We are continuously developing products ... Learn More

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

Prepare children, youth and adults to understand, respect and collaborate to build a better world Learn More

Sabesp is a mixed capital company that was founded in 1973 and is currently responsible for supplying water and collecting and treating sewage in the 367 municipalities of São Paulo state. It is considered one of the world’s largest sanitation ... Learn More

The California Water Action Collaborative (CWAC) is a platform for diverse stakeholders to come together and pursue collective action projects that will improve water security in California for people, business, agriculture, and nature. CWAC was originally conceived in May 2014 ... Learn More

Youth foundation of Bangladesh is a completely youth based origination. Our aim is to unite young people and to make their living meaningful. All youth have the ability to change social environments by changing one's own. It is a youth's ... Learn More

The University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) promotes understanding of critical state and regional water management and policy issues through research, community outreach and public education. 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

The Water Resilience Coalition, founded in 2020, is an industry-driven, CEO-led coalition of the UN Global Compact's CEO Water Mandate that aims to elevate global water stress to the top of the corporate agenda and preserve the world's freshwater resources ... Learn More

Utilising the natural resource that is sub seabed water and capitalising on the naturally filtered qualities to provide sustainable affordable upstream utilities Learn More

Maithri Aquatech's mission is to produce potable water sustainably from thin air and serve a fundamental right to global societies. Learn More

Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and climate technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2019 sales of $13.5 billion and 50,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain ... Learn More

Veolia, the global leader in environmental solutions, offers its services in all water cycles with a focus on optimization of the customers’ performance and resource protection. Activities range from raw water withdrawal to production and distribution of drinking or industrial ... Learn More

Pfizer Inc. is an American multinational pharmaceutical corporation headquartered in New York City. Learn More

Criada em 2010, Aegea é uma das maiores empresa de saneamento do segmento privado no país. Em cada município onde atua, leva mais saúde e qualidade de vida para a população, respeitando sempre o meio ambiente e a cultura local. ... 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

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

Future 500 is a non-profit consultancy that builds trust between companies, advocates, investors, and philanthropists to advance business as a force for good. Our organization formed in 1995 as a venue for corporations and environmental NGOs to debate the systemic ... Learn More

AFORD Foundation (Aid for Development) is a local non-governmental organisation operating in the northern region of Ghana, with its headquarters in Tamale. AFORD was founded in 1996 and registered in 1997 by a group of development workers desiring to assist ... Learn More

GSK is a science-led global healthcare company – with three world-leading businesses – that researches, develops and manufactures innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. Fresh water is critical to achieving universal health coverage, to providing sanitation facilities, and ... 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

Earth5R is a non-profit environmental organization. It's a social venture with a focus on addressing deep-rooted socio- environmental issue. A global network of volunteers spread across several countries and major cities of India fuel this movement. The Mission of Earth5R ... Learn More

A research and advocacy charity working for equitable and sustainable water resource management. We work with all water users to support objective understanding of opportunities and barriers to progress, and to galvanise action based on reliable evidence, transperancy and accountability. Learn More

Notre organisation à pour domaine d'activités: Eau potable et Assainissement. Par la construction des forages, puits équipé de pompe à motricité humaine, l’aménagement des sources d'eau, la construction des captages des sources d'eau, l'irrigation des champs, l'adduction d'eau avec construction ... Learn More

BIOAZUL is an SME that provides innovative technical and commercial solutions in the fields of environment and water engineering, using knowledge and techniques acquired through extensive experience in different industrial sectors. We are a fast growing company that acts as ... 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

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

The Procter &amp; Gamble Company is an American multi-national consumer goods corporation headquartered in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Learn More

Suntory Beverage &amp; Food Limited is a Japanese brewing and distilling company group. Established in 1899, it is one of the oldest companies in the distribution of alcoholic beverages in Japan, and makes Japanese whisky. Its business has expanded to ... 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

Figroglass is one of the global leaders in the Ice Cold Merchandisers (ICM) market and the principal supplier of glass packaging in the high growth markets of West Africa. Learn More

Essilor International S.A. is a French-based international ophthalmic optics company that designs, manufactures and markets lenses to correct or protect eyesight. Learn More

To support sustainable improvement in the livelihood situations of men, women, girls and boys in the communities of Sierra Leone through participatory empowerment interventions. 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

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

Football for Water is working to provide sustainable and safe water and sanitation facilities to more than 600 schools and to improve the hygiene behavior of at least 520.000 children and their families in Ghana, Mozambique and Kenya. The love ... Learn More

Provide sustainable sanitation solutions and re-use of the effluent water of the bio-toilets. Banka BioLoo solutions address the following customer needs/pain points: • Meet the need for basic, easy-to-install and hygienic human waste disposal mechanism in areas with no infrastructural ... Learn More

Initiative: Eau is an American 501(c)3 non-profit, non-governmental organization whose mission is to increase the safety and quality of drinking water services in developing areas and crisis zones. We currently conduct programming in Burkina Faso, Niger, and Nigeria, with our ... 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

Our Vision To be the undisputed reference in our segments and industries in terms of value creation, responsiveness to markets and changing customer and consumer demands, innovation, quality, service and sustainability. Our Mission To develop products, brands and services to ... Learn More

Burberry designs, develops, makes and sells products under the Burberry brand. The company is committed to respecting the environment, minimising the environmental impacts of our own operations and activities in our supply chain. Learn More

The Gap, Inc., commonly known as Gap Inc. or Gap, is an American worldwide clothing and accessories retailer. Learn More

Established in 1993, Watershed Organization Trust (WOTR) has, over the years, entered diverse sectors and grown institutionally and geographically. It is one of the premier NGOs tackling water scarcity, rural poverty, and food insecurity in the dry lands of India ... Learn More

AquaFed is the International Federation of Private Water Operators Learn More

Nuestra misión empresarial es producir competitivamente papel, productos de papel y empaques sustentables para contribuir eficazmente al éxito de nuestros clientes, de nuestra empresa y del medio ambiente. Learn More

Projects in Water Quality (SDG 6.3)


Our company Maithri Aquatech has developed MEGHDOOT (which in Sanskrit means Messenger of the Clouds), an Atmospheric Water Generator which produces the purest form of potable water from the humidity present in the AIR! The water is also microbe-free and ... Learn More

RACAP was mandated to lead the water, sanitation, and hygeine (WASH) response of the Sierra Leone Pujehun District through the District Emergency Operation Centre (DEOC). This poses a challenge for the management of RACAP because of lack of support while ... Learn More

The goal of the project is to improve forest conditions to protect nature, to safeguard communities, and to secure vital water supplies. Learn More

Generate Some innovative idea to make strong awareness among with people where they can understand causes of water pollution and shortage of water. Whether people make them aware to Understanding of the issues. Under Save water Save the World we ... Learn More

A warmer and more variable climate, combined with continued population and economic growth, threaten water supply reliability for Bay Area communities. In addition, floods, wildfires, and other natural hazards pose a growing risk for water systems. There is growing interest ... Learn More

Bangladesh is a South Asian small country having a huge population. Sundarbans coastal region of Bangladesh is really disaster vulnerable due to its geographic location. Our proposed project site is the Sundarbans coastal region of Bangladesh that is Banishanta union ... Learn More

Aqua, a wastewater and water utility services company working in 8 U.S. states, is reminding commercial customers that have shut down operations due to COVID-19 to thoroughly flush their internal plumbing before reopening their business. Aqua has created an info ... Learn More

At the start of 2015, the company initiated a €10 million (US$ 11.3 million) partnership with the European Commission under the Innovative Medicines Initiative. This project – called Intelligent Assessment of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment – aims to develop screening ... Learn More

Thomas Schumann Capital® is the leading solutions provider working at the intersection of water security and sustainable investment to turn water management by businesses into a financial metric. Thomas Schumann Capital® has identified two key strategies through which smart, forward-looking ... Learn More

The Dow Seadrift site treats around 5 million gallons of industrial wastewater every day. In 1996, this project converted 110 acres of existing water treatment pond into constructed wetlands to treat suspended solids, primarily algae. The project cost about $1.4 ... Learn More

Since 2017, six key partners have been working to build and deliver the Sustainable Rice Landscapes Initiative (SRLI) with an objective to increase the resource use efficiency and reduce climate change and other environmental impacts through the sustainable transformation of ... Learn More

In 2018, BHP’s US-based Petroleum business committed US$3.4 million over five years through a public-private partnership with the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) and Resource Environmental Solutions (RES). Known as the Terrebonne Biodiversity and Community Resilience Projects, the partnership has restored ... Learn More

Philip Morris USA's Park 500 facility sits on the banks of a quiet part of the James River south of Richmond, surrounded largely by farmland. The facility is essentially a large recycling operation, taking small bits of tobacco collected at ... Learn More

Dow collaborated with Restore the Earth Foundation, Inc. to plant 200 acres of bald cypress in the Point-aux-Chenes Wildlife Management Area of Montegut, Louisiana, marking the start of this joint initiative, developed under Dow’s Official Carbon Partnership with the International ... Learn More

BRALIRWA, a Heineken subsidiary, partnered with local government authorities in the Rubavu district to support the planting of over 10,300 trees on Rubona Hill – a place that is susceptible to major environmental threats due to heavy landslides and soil ... Learn More

Dairy manure is a valuable by-product that producers traditionally use to fertilize the crops they grow to keep their cows happy and healthy. However, with few export options and limited on-farm management strategies for this “black gold,” farmers end up ... Learn More

This project restores flow to the dewatered river reach that is immediately adjacent to the Wild and Scenic River section of the Verde River. As a result, the project extends viable habitat for several at risk and endangered fish species ... Learn More

To restore the water ecosystem in Puget Sound we need to engage private land and private capital, in addition to public resources. Business leaders can contribute unique experiences, strategies, and leadership to make the difference. JOIN THE WATER 100 PROJECT ... Learn More

The Verde Ditch Project installed modern irrigation infrastructure including remote controlled gate actuators that manage the level of water in the irrigation canal so that water levels can be raised and lowered to meet the periodic delivery needs of irrigators ... Learn More

This project fosters the sustainability of local farming. By preserving the quality of drinking water, it avoids the use of water purification treatments for rural communities. Terragr'Eau also promotes local development by creating 11 jobs. Evian protects its impluvium area ... Learn More

SAVEh (Water Efficiency Self-Assessment System), in which we share our knowledge in water management and efficiency to encourage Ambev S.A.'s value chain and small and medium sized companies to reduce their water consumption.Project Results Learn More

This project, led by The Nature Conservancy, focuses on restoring a natural, historic side channel complex along the Middle Fork Willamette river and allowing natural river flow to access the side channel area for the first time in decades. The ... Learn More

“Mithi river” has lost its definition of being a river. Riverbanks have been a support system of the civilization for centuries. However, looking at the Mithi river today, it doesn’t seem anything like that. Over the years, Mithi river has ... 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

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.Project ResultsTargets for the next ... Learn More

It is estimated that one in five people are employed in global supply chains. Corporations have the potential to play an influential role in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 6, “ensuring availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for ... Learn More

Danone, its Ecosystem Fund, and the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF), and other partners have joined forces in Indonesia to protect the threatened Rejoso watershed. Various nature-based solutions have been employed to improve water conditions, mitigate flood risks, and minimize erosion. ... Learn More

RichWater main objective is the successful market entry, commercialization and replication of the RichWater system in water scarce regions in Europe and the MENA countries. This objective has been reached by developing and following a business plan, which includes a ... Learn More

The project area is located in the El Zapote watershed, part of a group of 15 watersheds that provide water for the Metropolitan Guatemala City region (Figure 1). The properties are located in the Cordillera Alux Forest Reserve, which is ... Learn More

Corporate sponsors allow New Acre™ Project to fund environmental projects on local farms and ranches across Canada. Our sponsors help farmers and ranchers steward their land to produce cleaner air, cleaner water and new wildlife habitats for the benefit of ... Learn More

The Benton/Tama Nutrient Reduction Demonstration Project is largely funded by the Iowa Water Quality Initiative and is an effort to educate farmers about the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy, and to assist them with implementing these practices on their fields. The ... Learn More

To address persistent dioxane contamination in groundwater and prevent further migration of the pollutant, Dow planted 240 poplar trees using a special technique to provide phytoremediation of the groundwater. Learn More

Ecosystem restoration on volcanic slopes of the valley by planting native trees. The project also added compost to the soil to support tree establishment, and constructed pits and earthen dams to retain water for the trees as they were establishing ... Learn More

The project aimed to expand implementation of water harvesting, soil conservation, and water use efficiency among olive-farming communities in the arid mountain region of northwestern Syria. Erosion control: stone and plant “walls” in lines across field to increase surface roughness ... Learn More

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) (a joint venture of government of Oman and Royal Dutch Shell) developed a four-tier, gravity-based wetland system to treat produced water from oil exploration, to reduce costs and GHG emissions associated with treating and re-injecting the ... 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

Sustainable Conservation and its partners have developed and demonstrated an innovative drip irrigation system that reduces water use, nutrient use, and GHG emissions while growing quality feed crops for dairy cows. Manure (nutrients) is collected from the cow barn into ... 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

We will create the conditions for restoration of 1.2 million hectares of Brazil's endangered Atlantic Forest in the iconic Mantiqueira Mountain range, meeting 10% of Brazil's national forest restoration commitments under the Paris climate change agreement. This project marries multiple ... Learn More

Essilor launched a global program “Reboost” to continuously improve the production process through increased water efficiency and to share the best practices in global operations. The investment of the facility reported within the Reboost program was about 1 million euros ... Learn More

NaWaTech was an Indo-European collaborative project whose objective was to explore, evaluate and improve the potential, performance and reliability of different water treatment systems to cope with the water shortage in India. The concept on which the NaWaTech project was ... Learn More

The Atchafalaya River Basin Initiative is TNC's long-term vision to conserve and restore the Atchafalaya River Basin, America’s Great Swamp Forest. We are employing the following strategies to realize our vision for the river basin: Conservation The Nature Conservancy purchased ... Learn More

Our Sanand vehicle assembly and engine plants in India have one of Ford’s largest and most advanced water and wastewater treatment facilities. After being treated, 30 to 35 percent of gray water from office washrooms, canteen and manufacturing operations is ... Learn More

We are working to integrate more sustainable materials, which are less vulnerable to climate and other environmental impacts, into our product design and sourcing practices. We are also working to use more sustainable fabrics and raw materials (such as Gap ... Learn More

The recirculation and color removal waste water treatment plant has modular technology. With 50,000 m3/month recirculation and treatment capacity of wastewater from indigo dyeing process and poplin and drill lines. Wastewater is neutralized with CO2 from thermoelectric plant before treatment ... Learn More

Mejorar la calidad de aguas residuales a partir del mejoramiento del sistema de tratamiento de aguas residuales domésticas con la instalación de tambores de ltración, bomba de lodos y construcción de cancha de lodo de secadoProject ResultsMejorar la calidad de ... Learn More

Incrementar la población con acceso a agua potable y saneamientoProject Results02 colegios con baños implementados 27 alumnos capacitados con acceso a servicios básicos de calidad Learn More

Composium Group Ltd exists solely to deliver TELESIS, a utility production feed source water acquired from the near off-shore sub surface. TELESIS uniquely serves multiple utility production, the exact types of utility depending on the project geographic location. In Northern ... Learn More

The objective of this partnership is to protect LWSC wellfields at Shaft 5 and Mass Media, in an environmentally, socially, and financially sustainable manner securing groundwater supply for Lusaka’s residents and businesses.Between March and December 2016, the International Water Stewardship ... Learn More

A inicios del año 2014, la planta de tratamiento se encontraba al límite de su capacidad, debido al incremento de la producción. Es por ello que Camposol inició en el 2015 el mejoramiento de la Planta de Tratamiento de Aguas ... Learn More

Suggested Resources

View the full list of 300+ resources at the Water Stewardship Toolbox

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

Chem-MAP® is a ZDHC-approved program to improve chemical management in leather, textile, and synthetic materials supply chains. The program reduces chemical risk to customers. 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

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

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

The Cotton made in Africa standards comprise the Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) and the Cotton made in Africa-Organic (CmiA-Organic) Standard. The standards are intended to improve the living conditions of African smallholders and support sustainable cotton production. The standards ... Learn More

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

ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX is an independent certification for chemicals, colorants, and accessories used in textile and leather manufacturing. The certification verifies that each individual substance in the chemical product meets statutory requirements and does not harm human health. Learn More

The Fairtrade Cotton standard promotes sustainability and social responsiblity across the cotton supply chain. Learn More

The Global Organic Textile Standard specifies a supply-chain textile processing standard that includes ecological and social criteria. The standard seeks to define worldwide requirements for textiles to be described as organic. These requirements cover the entire supply chain, from harvesting ... 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

The Green Supply Chain: Brand Map is a leadership initiative dedicated to showcasing brands’ commitment to supply chain transparency and environmental management. Learn More

The Committee designed this document to guide the food industry and advise its sponsoring agencies in the implementation of HACCP systems. Learn More

The India Water Tool brings together 20 datasets and risk indicators to help users understand their water risks in India. Learn More

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

Levi Strauss &amp; Co. has issued this standard to encourage preservation of fresh water through water recycling. Learn More

Developers: Levi Strauss & Co.

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

This report seeks to provide an overview of the way in which the social and economic development of continental Asia is dependent on the resources of ten rivers. Learn More

Developers: China Water Risk

One Planet Approaches consist of a family of tools, methodologies, frameworks, programs, and action plans, which recognize the need to measure and reduce human impact in relation to the absolute boundaries of the Earth system. Learn More

TextileExchange's report offers personal accounts from fiber and materials experts “inside” the industry, demonstrating various company strategies and fiber priorities being implemented to achieve greater sustainability. Learn More

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

How to ensure the safety of staff and maintaining water quality in buildings with little or no use. Learn More

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 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

Measure the environmental and social impact of your apparel products and operations. Learn More

This case study looks closely at a pair of Levi Strauss &amp; Co. stone wash jeans with the goal of helping companies in the apparel sector take more effective and holistic approaches to the industry’s environmental impact. Learn More

Developers: Levi Strauss & Co.

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

This report explores the possibilities of scaling a circular economy, given the reality of the global economy and the complexity of multi-tier supply chains. Learn More

Developers: World Economic Forum

ToxServices' Full Materials Disclosure Screened Chemistry Program (ToxFMD®) promotes chemical optimization through chemical hazard assessment, hazard reduction, and informed substitution. ZDHC members use the program to document conformance with the ZDHC MRSL. Learn More

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

These guidelines intend to help close the knowledge gap on wastewater treatment technologies and motivate relevant facilities in the apparel and footwear industry to implement the professional treatment systems necessary to meet the ZDHC Wastewater Guidelines. Learn More

WBCSD Learn More

River Threat Netwrok Learn More

Swedish Textile Water Initiative Learn More

UN Water Learn More

Lillian Holmes
Primary Contact  

Discussion

No comments found - be the first to add yours below!

No comments found. Log in and add yours below!

Log in to add your comment!

No lessons found.