AWS Forum 2020 – Big Picture Thinking: Connecting Public and Private Actions – Synthesis – 18:00-19:00 Session

Water users, including private businesses, implementing the AWS Standard are required to contribute to Good Water Governance. Good governance is also, commonly, a stated aim of policy. Two expert commentators will be interviewed to discuss their experiences and offer their reflections on how major water problems may be tackled by combining private initiative and public […]

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AWS Forum 2020 – An Introduction to AWS Professional Credentialing: 08:00-09:00 GMT Session

AWS launched the PC Program in February 2020. Since then, two hundred and forty-five people across 25 countries have joined, building a strong network of individuals who can support your water stewardship journey. The Program is aimed at private service providers offering consulting and auditing services, individuals working in organizations implementing water stewardship strategies and […]

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AWS Forum 2020 – Member Session: The Freshwater Health Index – A Collective Action and Data Synthesis Platform

Conservation International discusses its collaboration with viscose company Sateri over the past year using the Freshwater Health Index to conduct a basin-scale assessment in Poyang Lake basin (China), and to help define and measure the direct linkages between corporate water stewardship commitments and freshwater basin health. Derek Vollmer and Yiqing Zhang from Conservation International provide […]

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AWS Forum 2020 – Member Sessions: Application of the AWS Standard in Nestlé’s Food Division – An example from Miajadas, Spain

Nestlé aims to certify all its water bottling plants to the AWS Standard by 2025. Furthermore, it will implement the AWS Standard in food production factories, such as at Miajadas in Extremadura, southwestern Spain, where tomato sauces are made. The application of the AWS Standard to Nestlé’s food division represents a further important step towards […]

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