Steep Increase in Water Disclosure by Global Giants

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Corporate giants and water leaders gathered in Johannesburg today to discuss the findings of the annual Global Water Report published today by Carbon Disclosure Project  (the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform).

A Turning Tide: tracking corporate action on water security analyses water data from 742 of the world’s largest companies including Nestlé, Burberry, and Kellogg’s and finds escalating boardroom engagement in water issues. The report highlights growing accountability and performance in water management with a 40 per cent increase in disclosure since 2016 and a 193 per cent increase in the number of companies featured on the CDP Water A-List.

USA (13), Japan (12) and UK (9) are the three countries with the most companies on the water A-List.

Other key findings of CDP’s A Turning Tide: tracking corporate action on water security include:

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