US Water Sector on the Verge of Transformation

 Failure to act now could lead to major problems of water supply for both industrial, agricultural and consumer use.  GLOBE-Net, May 23, 2013 – A new White Paper by Ernst & Young says the US must act quickly to address a number of critical water challenges, including...
Posted On 23 May 2013

Nestlé – Improving Product Performance Along the Value Chain

Nestle sets out commitments to society and sustainability to achieve by 2020 or earlier.
Posted On 06 May 2013

An On-going Crisis: Rising Global Food Prices

GLOBE-Net, April 18, 2013 – Food prices are rising, and will rise even further. So says the Worldwatch’s latest Vital Signs Online Trend Report. Rising food prices are due to a complex set of factors: climate change resulting in poor harvests; increasing biofuel...
Posted On 18 Apr 2013

Asia-Pacific Nations Facing Critical Water Security Threats

  GLOBE-Net, April 10, 2013 – More than 75% of the countries in Asia and the Pacific are experiencing a serious lack of water security, with many facing an imminent water crisis, says a new study prepared jointly by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Asia-Pacific...
Posted On 10 Apr 2013

Water and Food Security – Increasing Water-Use Efficiency in Agriculture

Water scarcity affects one in three people on Earth
Posted On 18 Mar 2013

Nestle sets social, environmental targets for 2020

  March 14, 2013 – Reuters – Nestlé, the world’s biggest food company, has published a raft of social and environmental targets it aims to meet by 2020, including better labeling of its products, only using sustainable palm oil and cutting greenhouse gas...
Posted On 14 Mar 2013

Water and Agriculture in Canada: Towards Sustainable Management

  GLOBE-Net, March 5, 2013 – Canadian agriculture is faced with great opportunities, but also challenged by water-related risks and uncertainties. An expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian Academies has found that water and land resources in Canada can be...
Posted On 05 Mar 2013

Can Top Corporations Develop Needed Water Solutions?

  GLOBE-Net, February 27, 2013 – What’s one thing the Sisters of Mercy and the titans of Wall Street have in common? A deepening realization of water’s fundamental value. My colleague Berkley Adrio and I had a chance to witness this first hand this month in...
Posted On 27 Feb 2013