How Companies Manage Water Risk

Water is necessary for life and it is necessary for business. The World Economic Forum Global Risks 2015 list ranked water crises, including drought, as the number one risk facing humanity. 

Big Food And Beverage Brands to Openly Disclose Global Water Risks

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – It is clear that water currently poses a large global risk to business, particularly to the food and beverage industry that strongly relies on this natural resource.

How a Startup Helps Put a Value on Water

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - California is in the fourth year of the worst drought in the state’s recorded history. A good part of the state is in “exceptional drought,” the worst category. Water conservation is a much talked about topic of conservation among Californians, and is even mandated by the state.

How Anheuser-Busch InBev Is Using Less Water

Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) recently made a big announcement about its use of water: it is the most efficient user of water among all global brewers.

One Man’s Quest To Create a Plastic Free Self-Filtering Water Bottle

Sometimes companies are founded because someone sees an unfulfilled need. Ban Kander, Founder and CEO of WELLY, LLC saw a need for a self-filtering reusable water bottle that is made entirely free of plastic. 

Three Million Americans Pledge To Reduce Water Use To Help Tackle The Country’s Water Shortage

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – California, the Golden State, is enduring a severe drought, and has implemented mandatory restrictions for water usage, the first in the state’s history. In America, it is generally taken for granted that when you open a tap, water will come out.

U.S. Mayors Ask Residents To Participate In Challenge for Water Conservation

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Since April 1, mayors across the U.S. have been asking their residents to commit to conserving water and reducing pollution by participating in a national contest. The focus of the Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation is reducing water and energy use. Participants have a chance to win prizes, including a Toyota Prius Plug-In. The contest lasts through the month.

Coca-Cola International Water Initiatives to Benefit Four Million In Africa By 2020

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Currently, in all corners of the world, shortages of water and sanitation persist. As a result, countries have started to secure clean and safe water resources to protect their citizens against water-related disasters.

Three Ways California Agriculture Can Reduce Water Use

Almost the entire state of California is suffering from the fourth year of a historic drought. California is also the state with the largest agricultural sector in the U.S. Half of the domestically grown fruit, nuts and vegetables are grown in the golden state, which leads the nation in value of agricultural products. 

The Role of Women in Disaster Risk Reduction

Women are disproportionately impacted by disasters but they are rarely included in disaster planning. That must change.


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