Water Footprint and Corporate Water Accounting for Resource Efficiency

Water Footprint and Corporate Water Accounting for Resource Efficiency

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This report provides an overview on the public and private initiatives as well as methods and tools for water accounting and efficiency worldwide with the aim of raising awareness and enhancing sustainable water management. The report includes three documents developed by UNEP:

  1. “Water footprint assessment, policy and practical measures in a specific geographical setting”. UNEP and Water Footprint Network.
  2. “Corporate Water Accounting – An Analysis of Methods and Tools for Measuring Water Use and its Impacts”. UNEP and UN Global Compact CEO Water Mandate with the Pacific Institute.
  3. “Mapping Initiatives on Corporate Water Disclosure”. UNEP, the CEO Water Mandate and the Global Reporting Initiative.
Authors: Maite Aldaya, Derk Kuiper, Jason Morrison, Rita Schenck, Peter Schulte,  Erika Zarate.
Data and Methods

Footprint

Document type

Training

Language

English

publication year

Sector or product area

Water