10 reasons why water will increasingly dominate the sustainability agenda

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Here are the 10 reasons why water will increasingly dominate the sustainability agenda:

  • 0 businesses can operate without water.
  • 4 billion more litres of water per day will be needed to meet UK demand by 2050.
  • Action on SDG 6 which is the clean water and sanitation goal, is critical as it underpins all other SDGs.
  • US$301 billion is the financial impact of water risks reported by companies to CDP.
  • 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions come from water use, storage and distribution.
  • 3,908 companies disclosed on water, due to increasing stakeholder expectations, via CDP in 2022.
  • 2/3 of the world’s population may be facing water shortages by 2025.
  • 46% of the world’s GDP will come from areas affected by high water risk by 2050.
  • One-third of the UK’s water is used in non-household environments.
  • 3 billion litres of water are lost to leakage every day in the UK.

Right now, businesses are acting on water as an integral part of climate adaptation and risk mitigation because they:

Your peers are waking up to water. Are you?

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