Archive for 'water'
Every 22 March, World Water Day focuses attention on the importance of freshwater and the sustainable management of freshwater resources. This year World Water Day is also dedicated to the theme of cooperation around water.
The world’s energy, water and food systems are tightly linked. This Royal Geographical Society event will consider whether these vital resources can cope in the coming decades with a growing and more prosperous global population.
A campaign encouraging the public to ‘Love Your River’ aims to highlight the link between river health and water use, so that people understand and value water and take action to improve their local rivers.
Online events in November from 2degrees: learning about local and seasonal food sourcing; engaging communities for collaboration to manage water risk; understanding wider environmental impact.
Stockholm International Water Institute reports continuing current trends in food production could lead to increased shortages and intense competition for scarce water resources in many regions across the world.
Business news round-up: water, strategy, product footprints, green growth, low carbon funding, awards »
Recent sustainable development news from business: toolkits for sustainable water management and sustainable business; forum to tackle environmental footprints; the potential of green business; funding; awards.
Marking World Water Week, running from the 26 to 31 August, Europe's Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs issued a statement on the EU's commitment to water and sanitation projects, for drinking, hygiene and food production.
Business news round-up: thought leadership for Rio+20, recycling teabags, water awards, responsible soy »
Recent sustainable development news from business: WBCSD to contribute thought leadership piece to Rio+20, Unilever promotes teabag recycling, UK water efficiency awards open, responsible soy conference.
Online events in June from 2degrees: design for behaviour change, collaborating for corporate sustainability, reducing forest footprints, water use in the beverage industry, clean energy legislation in Australia, property energy efficiency.
Online events in May from 2degrees: employee engagement, water risks, demand response, sustainable energy savings, CRC survey results, behaviour change, social hotspots, sustainable procurement.