The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that 75 percent of the waste stream in the U.S. is recoverable, but only 30 percent actually gets recycled or composted.
If we can leverage water stewardship commitments to fight for market share, it would mean more water stewards and ultimately greater sustainability.
As a society, we are facing real problems in need of real solutions, many of which can only be achieved with the involvement of the private sector.
As global business leaders, we have a powerful opportunity, and responsibility, to accelerate the pace of social, environmental and economic value creation.
It is not a question of if your business will be affected, but rather when and how much.
I am an optimist today because I have seen how sound process, working in collaboration and innovating together will lead us down a path where we can thrive together.
Business must take a close look at the shared challenges related to water, such as: quality or quantity issues; failure to protect the water source, or political uncertainty.
I've been thinking lately about the sustainability consulting shops that were popping up all over the place.