Our first online training module introduces the concept of water stewardship and familiarises students with the AWS Standard, providing insight into the benefits of implementing water stewardship and the processes involved in using the AWS Standard. It provides a first step for those looking to begin their water stewardship journey, whether you are a potential implementer of AWS, a service provider seeking to offer services relating to AWS or a water or sustainability professional keen to update your knowledge and expertise.
This Online Training Module explores the concept of water stewardship and introduces the Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard and its System. Although everyone is welcome to watch and learn, this module is targeted at a general audience new to the world of water stewardship and standards.
This online training module will cover:
- Water in today’s world
- What is Water Stewardship
- Why is Water Stewardship Important?
- Introduction to the Alliance for Water Stewardship
THE AWS STANDARD
- What is the AWS Standard?
- The AWS Standard’s five steps
- The AWS Standard’s five desired outcomes
THE AWS STANDARD SYSTEM
- Introduction to the AWS Assurance System
- Benefits of the AWS Standard System
- Getting Started: Implementing the AWS Standard
- AWS Standard 2.0 and Guidance
- AWS E-Standard and Guidance (an online interactive version of the AWS Standard 2.0 and its Guidance)