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Maplecroft Publishes Water Security Risk Index

British-based risk consultancy Maplecroft consultancy has issued a report on the stability of countries’ water supplies around the world. Maplecroft helps, “businesses and investors to navigate the political, economic, social and environmental risks affecting growth opportunities in both developed and emerging economies.” Maplecroft’s “water security risk index” assessed 165 nations from around the world, looking […]

July 19th

Water Index: Quantifying Water Investments

Water is fast becoming a hot topic for every part of society, and in the coming decade, water will require new perspectives, more comprehensive information and innovative action. The World Resources Institute (WRI) is beginning an initiative, along with General Electric (GE) and Goldman Sachs, that will create a Water Index with the goal to […]

January 7th

Water and the Stock Market

When astronauts first went into space and took those seminal photographs of the Earth it was obvious to everyone that Earth was and is a blue planet. Without water, none of this is possible. There are some great statistics about water to emphasize just how integral and essential it is to life: 70% of the […]

December 15th