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Diageo, Intel, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Patagonia, BC Hydro, Nestle Waters and more to discuss corporate water stewardship in San Francisco

Top companies to share best practices in sustainable water strategies at Corporate Water Footprinting this December 2-3

Published 10-21-09

Submitted by Green Power Conferences

Companies are getting more serious about water management as an essential part of sustainable business and are developing innovative strategies for measuring and cutting water use across the supply chain.

Corporate Water Footprinting, which takes place December 2-3 at Le Meridien Hotel in San Francisco, will bring together businesses, water conservation experts, NGOs, utilities and those responsible for water policy to discuss best practices in water measurement and conservation.

The list of speakers includes sustainability experts from PepsiCo International, Diageo, Intel, BC Hydro, Patagonia, The Coca-Cola Company, American Water, Raisio, and Nestle Waters North America.

Leading water NGOs, regulators, innovators and rights holders are also speaking including representatives from the EPA, California Water Association, National Association of Clean Water Agencies, State Water Resources Control Board, Water Innovations Alliance, Food and Water Watch, California Energy Commission, Alliance for Water Efficiency, Carpe Diem, Imagine H20, Live Earth, Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable, Clean Water America Alliance and The Future 500

The conference will also include presentations on two world firsts "“ the first food product with a water label and the first water offset product.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Case studies from corporate leaders in water management and efficiency
  • The development of water labels
  • Water offsetting, water neutrality and the first water offset products
  • Explanation of the latest methodologies and standards for water footprinting
  • Discussions on new water policy and regulation development - and how companies are getting involved
  • Examination of stakeholder engagement strategies
  • Case studies on corporate water strategies
  • How a "human right to water" will impact on corporate water strategies
  • Plus, individual sessions on water market development, frameworks for strategic water management and the water-energy-carbon

Measuring and reducing water use is not only an important part of risk management and sustainability; it also helps business save on energy, carbon and costs. But measuring and cutting water consumption is a complex and challenging task involving many stakeholders along the supply chain which is why companies will benefit from sharing best practices at this event.

Corporate Water Footprinting's interactive program is designed to inform those managing environmental, sustainability, facilities, supply chain, water, energy, natural resource, logistics, regulatory affairs, and public affairs functions.

To download the event brochure, please visit the event web site at:

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