Water is undervalued in most markets. As a line item on a balance sheet, water is hardly noticeable. But as the saying goes, you don’t miss the water until the well runs dry. As more and more regions around the world are facing water risks including scarcity, pollution, and catastrophic weather events, companies are recognizing the imperative to assess their water risks. [Read more…]
What is NFM?
Natural Flood Management (NFM) is currently a hot topic in the UK as there is debate as to what is included in NFM, whether NFM measures can solely be used in reducing flood risk or whether it is just a novel flood risk management option that has become a bandwagon that everyone is jumping on. [Read more…]
“Any Other Business”
Energy has long been high on the boardroom agenda for organizations looking to control their budget and comply with changing industry legislation. In contrast, water is often viewed under the item “any other business”. With regulated markets and comparatively low costs, many businesses believe that there are limited opportunities or risks associated with what is, in fact, the most essential and precious of all of earth’s resources. [Read more…]
“If climate change is the shark, then water is its teeth and it is an issue on which businesses need far greater levels of awareness and understanding” – Paul Dickinson, Chief Executive Officer, Carbon Disclosure Project
Water management by business has made an interesting journey over the past century – from unlimited use and abuse via wastewater treatment to considering resource questions and being a water steward. [Read more…]
Investment Grade ESG. What makes your data “investment worthy”? What practices can you incorporate into your sustainability initiatives to become a leader in the movement?
If you’re interested in these questions, and you missed the dynamic conversation with Ragnar Martens, Director IT & Analytics, GRESB and Matt Ellis, CEO, Measurabl, you can still watch below. This webinar covers questions such as:
- What is “Investment Grade ESG”?
- How can I incorporate these principles into my ESG program?
- What is the future of asset management with ESG principles?
The slides can be accessed here