Water Supply

Water deregulation in England could save firms millions: law firm DWF

Food and drink firms plug water use by 24%

By Michael Stones

Food and drink manufacturers have slashed their water use by nearly a quarter in the past eight years, as it emerged water deregulation in England could save firms millions.

Industry must do more to battle global water crisis

Industry must do more to battle global water crisis

By Nathan Gray

Food and drink manufacturers have been warned that they must place greater focus on potential issues over water use in supply chains, after a new WWF report found that 40% of UK imports come from countries with areas of high water risk.

Over 80% of food companies said they were exposed to water risks which could have a substantive impact on business operations, according to a 2014 CDP survey.

Food industry unprepared for water shortages

By Niamh Michail

The food industry – the most water-intensive business on earth - is unprepared for global water shortages, according to a report which ranks the best and worst offending companies for their water management.

Humanity's challenges will be 'of growth and abundance'

Humanity's challenges will be 'of growth and abundance'

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Humanity faces major challenges in feeding the world – but we should not underestimate our capacity to innovate to deal with crises, according to keynote speaker at IFT 2013 Fareed Zakaria.

Seeking fluid solutions. Cutting firms' water use is the new carbon reduction

Why water is the new carbon

By Freddie Dawson

Mounting pressure on dwindling water resources means that food manufacturers must cut consumption sooner rather than later, according to the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

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