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Thirsty planet: Business responses to water scarcity Logo cgma

  Sandra Rapacioli & Roger Malone |   Free |   CIMA |   Jan 2012 |

This report explores:

• How water has become a constrained resource. • What leading businesses are doing today to prepare for water scarcity, including the tools and frameworks available. • How CGMAs can help companies deal with water scarcity and the key questions they should be asking.

Corporate leaders have a key role to play as we face this challenge, both for the continued survival of their businesses and for the wellbeing of the planet.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Technical: Cost accounting & management: Cost management, Advanced
  • Management accounting: Technical: Risk management & internal control: Risk management policies & procedures, Advanced
  • Management accounting: Technical: Risk management & internal control: Risk response & reporting, Advanced

2 Comments/Reflections

Stephen Gradwell

Stephen Gradwell Nov 2019

Water is a crucial resource that needs to be managed carefully for the future. Business intensive industries such as the Fashion Industry will need to take a long hard look at creating more sustainable operating practices otherwise they will face a significant backlash from increasingly environmentally conscious consumers. 

I do believe though that technology will develop and evolve to create more water supply and reduce the utilization of water in manufacturing processes. 
Jamie Cooke

Jamie Cooke Oct 2015

This was a very general article not very relevant to my role.