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Media 13 Sep 2012

Water and Food Security: Where to Next? – Discussion Highlights

Jeff Erikson, Senior Vice-President at SustainAbility, has participated on Tuesday, September 6th, 2012 in a discussion focusing on the latest thinking to come out of World Water Week and reflect on the action that needs to be taken by all sectors, from businesses to NGOS, and governments to individuals, to address challenges around food and water.

The panel also included Marielle Canter Weikel, director of corporate freshwater strategies at Conservation International; Conor Linstead, senior water policy advisor at WWF; Andy Wales, head of sustainable development at SABMiller; Samantha Hoe-Richardson, head of sustainable development and energy at Anglo American; Greg Koch, managing director of the global water stewardship at Coca-Cola; and Kari Vigerstol, hydrologist on the global freshwater team at Nature Conservancy.

Discover the key highlights from this discussion on the Guardian Sustainable Business website.

WBCSD has recently released in collaboration with SustainAbility and IUCN Water for Business, the first online guide specifically designed to help businesses manage water more sustainably by providing them with an overview of water tools and initiatives which they can use or engage with.

Download the report here.


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