“Responsible stewardship to safeguard the world’s freshwater resources will require integrated management at all levels, from the individual to the international.” – World Water Vision (www.worldwatercouncil.org)
According to the World Water Council, the leading international network representing transboundary water interests, local water scarcity and excessive dependency have extended to global proportions. On top of the severe health and sanitation risks engendered by floods in Thailand, Dell’s computer production came to a grinding halt as of this piece.
Water consumption exceeds sustainable levels and water remains unequally distributed in many regions. Serious water pollution or excess can affect cotton farms and farmers in Bangladesh*, in turn impacting fashion sold from New York to Paris to Delhi and Tokyo. Which is why Álon & Partners endorse social entrepreneurship as a lifestyle.