Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Save to My Library
Look up keyword or section
Like this
8Activity
P. 1
Product Water Footprint Assessments

Product Water Footprint Assessments

Ratings: (0)|Views: 137 |Likes:
Published by Dewita Soeharjono
A joint work, published by Nature Conservancy and Coca Cola that can help support corporate water stewardship efforts by providing a tool to measure and understand water use throughout the supply chain.
A joint work, published by Nature Conservancy and Coca Cola that can help support corporate water stewardship efforts by providing a tool to measure and understand water use throughout the supply chain.

More info:

Published by: Dewita Soeharjono on Sep 08, 2010
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

03/25/2012

pdf

text

original

 
Presented by:
Practical aPPlication in corPorate Water steWardshiP
sePtember 2010
 
•Watercoversabout70%oftheEarth’ssurface.•Mostofthiswaterisundrinkablebecause97%issaltwater.•Only1%ofwaterisfoundinriversandstreams.•Approximately1billionpeopledonothaveaccesstosafedrinkingwater.•About6,000childrendieeverydayfromdiseasesassociatedwithlackofaccesstosafedrinkingwater.•Mostofthecitieswherelargenumbersofpeoplelivewithouttapsandtoiletshaveplentifulwatersupplies.•Freshwatershandotheraquaticanimalsareconsiderablymoreimperiledthanthosethatliveonlandorintheoceans.•Ittakes1,000timesmorewatertogrowfoodforanindividualthantomeetthatperson’sneedsfordrinking.•Irrigationincreasesyieldsformostcropsby100to400%.•About70%offreshwaterwithdrawalsareusedforirrigation.•Waterwithdrawalsforagriculture,assumingnogainsinefciencyofuse,areexpectedtoincreaseby45%by2030.•TheEarth’swaterisnite,butitisinnitelyrenewable.
 Water = Lie
But did you know…
 
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Thisreportistheresultofcollaborationbetween
The Nature Conservanc
and
The Coca-Cola Compan
.Italsorepresentstheproductofsignicantcontributionsofindividualsfromanumberofotherorganizations:The
 Water Footprint Network
providedsupportforpilotstudyeffortsandguidancethroughpublicationofthe
Water Footprint Manual 
.
 Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (CCE)
wasakeypartnerfortheCoca-Cola
®
waterfootprintpilotstudy,providingsignicantdataandotherresources.Researchersatthe
Twente Water Centre, Universit o Twente, The Netherlands
conductedthetechnicalworkfortheCoca-Colawaterfootprintpilotstudy.
Denkstatt,
incooperationwiththe
Institute or Water Qualit, Resources and WasteManagement at the Vienna Universit o Technolog,
conductedthebeetsugarwaterfootprintpilotstudy.
 LimnoTech
conductedtheorangejuicewaterfootprintpilotstudiesandcontributedtechnicalexpertiseandwritingsupportforthisreport.

Activity (8)

You've already reviewed this. Edit your review.
1 thousand reads
1 hundred reads
samrerng7334 liked this
Wayaya2009 liked this
sweetcheeku786 liked this
Hatari22 liked this
kurdufani21 liked this
dustinfranklin liked this

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->