Dive into World Resources Institute's research that culminated in the recent publication, Achieving Abundance. WRI Water experts will discuss what the findings reveal about the state of water security around the world and investigate what role investors can play.
A parched and burning Australia is just the latest evidence of the devastating impact of water scarcity. And it’s getting worse. New research from WRI shows that our use of this precious resource is on course to outstrip supply by an even larger amount than previously thought.
WRI calculates that it will cost $1 trillion a year to rectify not just water scarcity but access, sanitation, pollution and water management. That presents an excellent investment opportunity, which is why UBS Wealth Management, which oversees $2.6 trillion in assets, has identified water scarcity as one of its top themes for the coming decade.