Acute water shortages will change strategy, business operations; depletion of global water resources is more rapid, severe, and complex than anticipated.
By Keith Schneider
Circle of Blue
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Population growth, urban development, farm production, and climate change is increasing competition for fresh water and producing shortages so acute that virtually every industry in the world anticipates sweeping systemic transformation over the next decade in their strategic planning, production practices, and business models.
“These findings should sound the alarm for companies that haven’t yet established robust water strategies.”– Chris Coulter, senior vice president at GlobeScan