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Total Organizations: 8
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Priority SDGs: International Cooperation and Capacity Building (SDG 6.a)
Sustainable Production (SDG 12.4)
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Priority Countries: Germany
Japan
United States of America
Profile Completion: 89%

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The Bocar Group is a North American company with international support structures and ultimate manufacturing technology. Primary focus is to supply advanced aluminum and plastic components (powertrain, structural &amp; transmission for aluminum and interior &amp; large components for plastic). New ... Learn More

Brisa Bridgestone Sabancı Lastik Sanayi ve Ticaret AŞ is one of Europe's biggest top seven tyre manufacturing companies. The company is commited to using energy and resources effectively for a sustainable environment-friendly production. Learn More

The Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. Learn More

General Motors Company is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services. Learn More

JTEKT is based in Japan and manufactures and sells steering systems, driveline components, bearings, machine tools, electronic control devices, home accessory equipment, and more Learn More

Renault is an automobile manufacturer that has been making cars since 1898, is present in 134 countries, and is based out of Boulogne-Billancourt, France. Learn More

Volkswagen AG is a German multinational automotive manufacturing company headquartered in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany. For Volkswagen, sustainability means pursuing economic, social and ecological objectives simultaneously and with equal energy. It is our aim to create lasting values, offer good ... Learn More

Optimise water and wastewater treatment systems and processes to: 1. Reduce operating costs 2. Eliminate wastewater pollution by verifying full treatment of all contaminants to meet regulatory discharge requirements; 3. Significantly reduce energy usage and carbon emissions from the treatment ... Learn More

Projects in Automotive


We try to establish preventive actions to start minimizing the potential risks now. Site-specific targets will support these actions and ensure that we reach our goals. Increased investment in new technology and infrastructure as follows: operating permit for freshwater wells ... Learn More

We try to establish preventive actions to start minimizing the potential risks now. Site-specific targets will support these actions and ensure that we reach our goals. Increased investment in new technology and infrastructure as follows:- the shutting down of old ... Learn More

Within the sustainable water management and the target to reduce the specific water demand per car produced by 25 % from 2010 to 2018 several measures were implemented to reduce the total water demand of the production site (status 2016: ... Learn More

Ford has undertaken several projects at its Cuautitlan Stamping and Assembly Plant (CSAP) in Mexico over the past five years, in response to increasing water stress in the area. A reverse osmosis (RO) and ultrafiltration (UF) system has been installed. ... Learn More

We establish preventive actions to start minimizing the potential risks. Site-specific targets will support these actions and ensure that we reach our goals. Increased investment in new technology and infrastructure as follows:- usage of washing water for the air conditioning ... Learn More

In JTEKT’s production plants in India, we make an effort to improve water quality using RO (Reverse Osmosis membrane) equipment to satisfy water quality standards for water used for production processes and to cope with water quality deterioration resulting from ... Learn More

GM integrated water management into its annual business planning process and set targets for each facility to reduce water use intensity by 15% by 2020. Reduction methods are implemented at a facility level and include conservation with behavioral activities, improving ... 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

After the establishment of the new physico-chemical pre-treatment the treatment efficiency was increased and the legal limits and quality requirements therefore observed. For example the recycling of RO wastewater (saving about 20.000 m3/a), replacement of the pre-treatment and KTL in ... Learn More

Engineer and install water reuse equipment (Zero Liquid Discharge) to recycle the plant water for reuse using membrane and other technologies is expected to cost over $10 Million USD to install. Wastewater recovery systems were installed at both Dongyue and ... Learn More

Ford is continuing to develop a risk management strategy which includes information from internal databases, including supplier site location, and externally available data regarding water scarcity, pollution control, among others. Our primary response to this risk is that we use ... 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

Summary of action In view of the risks posed by climate change and water scarcity, Ford Motor Company decided to set targets to reduce water consumption in its operations by 2020 and create a partnership with suppliers to promote water ... 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.Project ResultsWe have ... Learn More

In 2017 the water price increased by 1.1 RMB/m3 (before: 3.64 RMB/m3, now: 4.74 RMB/m3). While the water price increased, we worked on several water reducing countermeasures at the site. After the ramp up phase ended in 2015 the water ... Learn More

Based on a water risk assessment carried out at the project stage, the Renault Tangier plant (Morocco) has been fitted with very advanced water recycling technologies in order to recycle 100% of its industrial wastewater and reduce its water requirements ... Learn More

We promote water management awareness-raising activities among our supply chain globally, led by Bridgestone. Moreover, our suppliers are requested to report on their water performance and are provided with support on how to effectively manage their water consumption. Project Results ... Learn More

JTEKT and its major suppliers are together working on improvement activities with group targets set for reduction in water consumption in addition to data reporting on water consumption. We collect and share improvement examples of water consumption reduction at the ... Learn More

JTEKT and its major suppliers are together working on improvement activities with group targets set for reduction in water consumption in addition to data reporting on water consumption. We collect and share improvement examples of water consumption reduction at the ... Learn More

We try to establish preventive actions to start minimizing the potential risks now. Site-specific targets will support these actions and ensure that we reach our goals. Increased investment in new technology and infrastructure as follows: usage of washing water for ... Learn More

In 2016 the Chinese Volkswagen sites had their “Year of Water” during which several workshops were held to implement measures reducing the water demand.The following activities executed:• analysis of the existing water consumption data on shop floor or sub-shop floor ... Learn More

In order to reduce the dependency on water withdrawal from groundwater sources, Brisa has conducted a feasibility study for installing an Industrial Wastewater Recovery Plant within its Izmit Production Facility (Marmara Basin) in order to reduce the water withdrawal demand. ... Learn More

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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

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

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

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

SAVEh is the platform through which Ambev shares its water management system free of charge with other companies, which has helped to reduce more than 40% of the company’s water consumption in the last 13 years. This water efficiency tool ... Learn More

Developers: Ambev S/A

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

In response to the challenge of quantifying the business benefits, WaterAid, Diageo, GAP Inc., and Unilever have worked with PwC and ODI to develop a practical, step-by-step guide. The guide will help companies understand the business value of their WASH ... Learn More

Developers: WaterAid

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 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

ILO Sectoral Policies and Governance and Tripartism Departments present four self-training modules, which adapt existing ILO training tools on OSH to provide governments, workers and employers with the necessary skills to implement the general principles contained in relevant ILO instruments. ... 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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