Blog: Collective Action on Water — To What End?
From the Pacific Institute Insights blog, in a post by Jason Morrison, Program Director, and Peter Schulte, Research Associate:
“The United Nations has designated 2013 as the International Year of Water Cooperation, which highlights the critical importance of cross-sectoral collaboration in promoting sustainable water management. But just to make an obvious point, public-private water stewardship partnerships are not about collective action simply for the sake of collective action; they’re about jointly tackling shared water challenges. And the highest priority ones at that. …
“The CEO Water Mandate’s newly released ‘Guide to Water-Related Collective Action’ provides step-by-step guidance regarding how companies can design and implement such collaborative approaches in a way that is both strategic for the company, and also addresses the underlying drivers of water-related problems affecting a wide array of stakeholders.”