Month: December 2017

Progress and Review Reports

As the year comes to and end, we would like to share with you an output summary from the 2017 AWS Global Water Stewardship Forum and the 2017 Progress & Learnings document that was distributed at the Forum. We take this opportunity to thank all our members, colleagues and partners for the valuable insights that went…

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Accounting for Ecosystem Outcomes and the AWS Standard

System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) and the AWS Standard The AWS International Water Stewardship Standard (the AWS Standard), provides a systematic approach for companies to improve their water use and the quality of their involvement in the management of water resources. The ambitions of the AWS Standard imply recognising a connection between site and firm…

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Building a water stewardship community in the UNESCO Western Port Biosphere Reserve, Victoria, Australia

The Western Port Biosphere Reserve was designated by UNESCO under its Man and the Biosphere Program in 2002. Biosphere reserves are areas comprising terrestrial, marine and coastal ecosystems. The program aims to balance the ongoing sustainability of the environment against demands placed on it to provide our current and future lifestyles. Each reserve promotes solutions…

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