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User Stories

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Abbott has used the Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas tool since 2013 to conduct annual water-stress mapping and analysis in support of their water management strategies.

Accenture has used the Aqueduct tool to assess risks related to water scarcity near their operations, both today and projected into the future.

Anthesis has employed Aqueduct in both public and private sector engagements across diverse industry sectors, such as food and beverage, apparel, technology, and hospitality.

For years, CDP has used the open source data available in Aqueduct and WRI’s Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas to map corporate risk exposure and mobilize the world’s largest corporations and financial institutions to tackle the global water crisis on an industrial scale.

Colgate-Palmolive Company (C-P) uses Aqueduct as the main source of data to identify water risk and inform water stewardship strategy across its value chain.

Danone is using the Aqueduct tools to answer worldwide coverage on different perspectives such as water quality and quantity with detailed indicators.

Ecolab leverages WRI’s Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas data for two key publicly available tools: The Water Risk Monetizer and the Ecolab Smart Water Navigator.

ERM has found WRI’s Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas to be an excellent tool to clearly communicate to clients the locations and extent of water stress.

Kimberly-Clark is a member of the Aqueduct Alliance. Aqueduct has helped Kimberly-Clark hone in on their facilities located in the highest risk regions and thereby achieve meaningful impact where it matters most.

Leiden used Aqueduct to assess the water vulnerability of energy generation per water basin across the European Union in 2020 and 2030. 

Mars has been using Aqueduct since 2014 to help identify water stressed locations in their value chain.

MSCI ESG Research relies on WRI Aqueduct’s baseline water stress indicator to gauge the degree of water risk faced by a company’s operations globally.

Nestlé recognizes that the long-term success of their company is built upon sustainable access to water in the regions where they source raw materials, their factories are located and their consume

Newmont Goldcorp has used WRI’s Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas to evaluate and report on water risk (physical, reputational and regulatory) for a number of years.

Nissan has used the Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas to understand the scope of water challenges across their operations globally.

P&G has been a member of the Aqueduct Alliance since 2013, and uses the Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas in their Water Risk Assessment Framework.

PGGM uses Aqueduct to conduct portfolio-level analysis of which of their investments are most exposed to various water-related risks.

Quantis uses Aqueduct to screen potential water risks across operations and value chain of its clients.

The Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas is a great tool for companies to identify places to implement the AWS Standard and undertake water stewardship efforts

The Coca-Cola Company is returning to this new and improved version of Aqueduct to conduct their latest, global, enterprise water risk assessment, which will form the back bone of their future global water strategy.

IEA analyzed the intersection of water and energy, underpinned by Aqueduct data.

The Aqueduct tool provides the most up-to-date data on water risks across countries and water basins globally, helping to make water risk analysis more mainstream.

Aqueduct has long been a valuable tool in supporting The Water Foundry’s work with private sector clients in building water strategies to mitigate water risks and support sustainable and resilient business growth.

The Yamaha Motor Company uses the Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas in their Risk Management Division and Environment Divisions to make sense of water challenges.

Tyson Foods uses WRI’s Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas to easily screen for water-related risks across its facilities, and segments of its value chain.

Veolia decided to use the Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas to identify the water stress levels of different watersheds.

Verdani uses the Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas as part of a comprehensive resilience risk assessment for their clients’ existing assets.

WRAP UK used Aqueduct to look at water risk in relation to the countries where cotton—a particularly thirsty crop—is sourced from for clothing production.