The Human Impact

Policymakers agree global water monitoring initiative – expert

September 5, 2012

Policymakers have agreed an ambitious plan to create a global monitoring and reporting system to oversee water supply, sanitation and water resources management, a U.N. expert said.

Q+A: Pepsico water chief talks about Stockholm water prize

August 31, 2012

As people increasingly try to lessen their impact on the environment by conserving energy and water, many companies – including some of the large multinationals – are following suit.

Corruption in water sector increases hunger risk – experts

August 28, 2012

Stamping out corruption in the water sector is crucial to boosting global food production as world population growth increases pressure on water supplies, according to experts meeting at World Water Weekin Stockholm.

New water policies are key to tackling scarcity – SIWI analysts

July 24, 2012

Reining in “water anarchy” due to inadequate regulation is one way to avoid the threat of water scarcity and secure resources for the future, according to a water expert at the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI).