RISING TO RESILIENCE: How Water Stewardship Can Help Business Build Climate Resilience

RISING TO RESILIENCE: How Water Stewardship Can Help Business Build Climate Resilience

A Review on Emerging contaminents in wastewaters and the environment

This is an academic journal article written in 2014 that “identifies understudied areas of emerging contaminant (EC) research in wastewaters and the environment, and recommends direction for future monitoring.”

SOURCE: Science Direct

Microplastics in Wastewater Treatment Plants: Detection, Occurence, and Removal

This is an academic journal article written in 2018. It reviews the current “detection, occurrence and removal of microplastics in WWTPs. Specifically, the different techniques used for collecting microplastics from both wastewater and sewage sludge, and their pretreatment and characterization methods are reviewed and analyzed.”

SOURCE: Elsevier

ZDHC Wastewater Guidelines Version 1.1

This is a document created by the ZDHC in 2019 that sets a single, unified expectation across the textile and footwear industries for wastewater discharge quality. It has identified four key areas and two cross-cutting areas which are critical towards eliminating hazardous chemicals from the global textile, leather, and footwear industries. The ZDHC (Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals) is a group of apparel and footwear brands and retailers working together to lead the industry towards zero discharge of hazardous chemicals. 

SOURCE: ZDHC

World Water Development Report 2017

This is a report by the United Nations that demonstrates how improved wastewater management generates social, environmental, and economic benefits essential for sustainable development and is essential to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It seeks to inform decision-makers, government, civil society, and private sector, about the importance of managing wastewater as an undervalued and sustainable source of water, energy, nutrients, and other recoverable by-products, rather than something to be disposed of or a nuisance to be ignored.

SOURCE: UNESCO

 

Water Environment Partnership in Asia (WEPA)

This is a website for the Water Environment Partnership (WEPA), an initiative proposed by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan in 2003 that became official in 2004. WEPA aims to improve the water environment in Asia by strengthening water environmental governance.

Smart Water Grid Market Size Worth USD 10.27 Billion By 2025: Hexa Research

This is a news article that discusses the growth of the global smart water grid market.

SOURCE: PR. Newswire

Insights from China’s Textiles Manufacturers

This is a report from 2017 on insights from China’s textile manufacturers to understand the challenges to becoming clean and circular.

SOURCE: China Water Risk

Environmental Health and Safety Guidelines

This is a page on The International Finance Corporation’s website that contains the most updated versions of the World Bank Group Environmental, Health, and Safety Guidelines (known as the “EHS Guidelines.”) Source: The International Finance Corporation: World Bank Group

SOURCE: International Finance Corporation