Businesses have a critical role in developing water management strategies and initiatives to help fight water scarcity in the world.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center (CCC), and our partners prepared Trash to Treasure: Changing Waste Streams to Profits Streams to educate the private sector about the business value of circular economy opportunities. More and more, companies are looking towards a circular economy business model as a way to cut costs and increase efficiency. Turning waste into a resource is a huge part of that, and this report takes a deep dive into how the private sector can make "trash" an economic opportunity.
American companies understand that strengthening individuals, communities, and ecosystems around the globe is good for business.
Food security is an urgent, global challenge. While the reasons behind food insecurity are numerous, complex, and multi-faceted, the private sector can play a large part in providing necessary resources to help address the root problems
Water and Energy systems are intertwined. Producing one involves the consumption of the other. This relationship is often referred to as the Energy-Water Nexus, and ensuring that those resources are being used efficiently is an important aspect to increasing resilience.
The Energy-Water-Food Nexus: Insights for the Business Community explores the connections between these three vital resources and identified steps that companies can take to understand and address their connections to energy, water and food.
What are the most pressing energy and water problems facing society? How is the private sector addressing these challenges?