Category: Global

Applying AWS and the SEEA Framework

Measuring and Communicating Impacts from AWS Water Stewardship: Applying the SEEA Framework to Two Industrial Parks in China Communicating the impacts of AWS certification to public sector agencies, green investors and philanthropists in a credible and easily understood form has the potential to generate benefits to implementers that will enhance the business case for water…

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The Evolution of Water Stewardship released!

The Evolution of Water Stewardship: An Australian Perspective Australia’s remarkable role in initiating and building a new system for protecting one of the world’s most precious resources, water, has been outlined in a new publication launched at Stockholm World Water Week on Monday 27 August. The Evolution of Water Stewardship: An Australian Perspective tells the story…

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AWS Global Forum 2018 – Registrations Open

Registrations Open! First launched in 2016, the AWS Global Water Stewardship Forum has quickly been recognised as the ‘must attend’ event for the international water stewardship community. Offering a unique space for diverse actors to come together and engage in two days of knowledge sharing, networking and action planning, the AWS Forum will help the…

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AWS Standard Stakeholder Consultation

AWS Standard Stakeholder Consultation Friday 1 June, 8.30am - 3.30pm Abbotsford Convent   The AWS International Standard is undergoing its first scheduled review after being released in April 2014, and AWS Asia-Pacific would like to invite you to be a part of the global consultation process. Collaborative multi-stakeholder participation is vital to maintaining a credible,…

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Upcoming AWS Water Stewardship Trainings in Brisbane

Upcoming AWS Water Stewardship Trainings in Brisbane 13-15 June   AWS Asia-Pacific will be running Foundation, Advanced and Specialist trainings in the AWS International Standard in Brisbane on the 13-15 June. These 1-3 day trainings are open to all participants working in or with an interest in water management and governance. Whether you are a major…

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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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September 2017 Newsletter: Forums and Training Programmes

September 2017 Newsletter: Forums and Training Programmes Aboriginal Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Water are challenging topics to people trained in classical Western science, engineering and hydrology. Brad Moggridge is interested in bridging the gap between Traditional Science and Western Science. Trained as a scientist and hydrogeologist he is now researching how the combination of Traditional and Western…

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