Water Optimized World
We envision a future where the world’s 7.8 billion people all have daily access to safe, clean water; where makers and producers have the necessary water to make the products, food and energy on which we rely; and together we optimize the circular nature of water in a sustainable, equitable way.
This water-optimized world is possible.
Reimagining Urban Water Systems
The inaugural City Water Optimisation Index, sponsored by DuPont, measures how well cities around the world are safeguarding the reliability, accessibility, and sustainability of water resources. The Index can serve as a measurement tool for city leaders, policymakers, and regulators to make resource, investment and policy decisions toward increased access to safe, affordable, and reliable water.
Nature Doesn't Waste Water
Not even a drop.
People on the other hand... could learn a thing or two.
We know that water is precious, yet just 10 years ago, the UN recognized access to clean, affordable water as a basic human right. From food security to gender equality, clean energy, and health, water intersects with every one of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
It's estimated that in less than 5 years, 1.8 billion people will be living with water scarcity and two-thirds of the global population will be living in water-stressed regions. But it doesn't have to be this way. Around the world, there are existing technologies and water management approaches to shift our trajectory from water scarcity to security. But in order to do so, we have to change the way we think about water.
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