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AB InBev teams up with WWF to champion supply chain water stewardship


The world's largest brewer has launched new partnerships with WWF and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in a bid to accelerate water security initiatives in water-stressed areas around the world.

MPs propose compulsory metering powers for water firms


Water companies should be given powers to introduce compulsory metering but subject to tougher targets to cut leaks, MPs have recommended.

Water firms commit to protect the environment


Nine of the UK's water companies have, along with 20 NGOs, joined together to create a set of "shared principles" to improve the health of the environment.

The World Bank to launch world's first sustainable water bond


The World Bank has revealed plans to launch the world's first series of bonds aimed at advancing water and ocean stewardship and has priced the first bond at SEK1bn (£85m).

World Water Week: Seven ways businesses are progressing water stewardship


As research released for World Water Week (August 26 -31) reveals that the number of large companies pledging to measure, manage and report their water risks has doubled over the last three years, edie rounds up seven ways that the business community is progressing water stewardship efforts worldwide.
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