Water management key to achieving sustainable development goals – World Bank


sustainability.thompsonreuters.com| Published 24 August 2015

By Magdalena Mis

STOCKHOLM, Aug 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As demand for water grows, the world must focus on how the precious resource will be shared among farmers, the energy sector and cities if it is to achieve the United Nations’ new development agenda, a World Bank expert said.

The world faces a 40 percent shortfall in water supplies in 15 years due to urbanisation, population growth and growing demand for water for food production, energy and industry, according to a United Nations report published in March.

The U.N. Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which had focused attention on the needs of poor nations for the past 15 years, included boosting access to clean water and sanitation… readmore>


Upcoming Events & Seminars

More Events »

Whipp Tips & News

Sweden’s largest pension fund just gave Exxon Mobil and other energy giants a stinging slap on the face

Sweden’s largest pension fund, AP7, has sold its investments in six energy companies that it says breach the Paris climate agreement

Details »

Fund Selector: ESG myths and realities

There are plenty of companies that make a positive contribution to society and the environment that have also performed extremely well.

Details »

Top UK fund manager divests from fossil fuels

Archbishop of Canterbury plays crucial role in BMO Global Asset Management’s decision to dump £20m of shares in firms such as BHP Billiton

Details »

More News »


:www.leedejonesgable.com

The information in this website was obtained from sources believed to be reliable, however, we cannot guarantee that the information is accurate or complete. The information provided is a general source of information and should not be considered personal investment advice or solicitation to buy or sell securities.

Leede Jones Gable Inc. is a
Member of IIROC and the Canadian Investor Protection Fund
Stephen Whipp is a member of the Responsible Investment Association