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The true cost of water

The true cost of water | midwest corridor sustainable development | Scoop.it

The market’s perverse water pricing creates opportunities for businesses that look beyond the market and consider the true cost of H20.

The environmental and social costs of global business water use add up to around $1.9 trillion per year, according to new research.

Some of these external water costs already are being internalized and hitting bottom lines: Just last year, the worst drought in the United States in 50 years sent commodity prices skyrocketing. Companies, especially those in the food, beverage and apparel sectors whose margins and supply chains are tightly linked to agricultural commodities, can use the true cost of water to get ahead of the trend of external costs increasingly being internalized through regulations, pricing or shortages...

Via Lauren Moss
Daniel LaLiberte's curator insight, May 18, 2013 7:06 PM

Understanding the true costs of resources, and accounting for these costs, is critical to realistically reaching the goal of Zero Footprint.

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Sustainable Water Filtration System

Sustainable Water Filtration System | midwest corridor sustainable development | Scoop.it
Maintaining sustainable water is part of Amway's "green approach" & commitment to improve the environment.
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eSpring product design uses Life Cycle Management approach

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