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Understanding sufficiency in water-related collective action. Discussion paper

Understanding sufficiency in water-related collective action. Discussion paper
  • United Nations Global Compact. October 2014
  • This discussion paper explores how companies can go about conducting a water stewardship assessment and use it as the basis of their water-related collective action efforts. It selectively focuses on water stewardship action at the scale of local watersheds and aquifers, as pursued through collective action with the community of water users sharing those local water resources. Specifically, it introduces the concept of 'sufficiency' in managing water stress.
  • Geographical coverage: Global, Mexico , United States of America, Colorado River Basin
  • Main themes: Community participation, Corporate Social Responsibility, Groundwater, Participation, Private sector participation (PSP), Water governance, Water scarcity, Water security, Watersheds
  • Main target audience: Private sector
  • Main purpose: Guidance, Stimulate debate
  • Type of resource: Case studies, Discussion paper
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Published in 2015