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This webinar series, jointly organized by Ceres, WBCSD and WRI, will bring together leading food-sector companies, investors and other stakeholders in the food and agriculture sector to explore how companies are managing water-related risks, discuss what investors can do to drive change and highlight new methods and tools available for risk management.

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Aqueduct Floods, a new tool from World Resources Institute that measures water-related flood risks around the world, finds that by 2030, 15 million people and $177 billion in urban property will be impacted annually by coastal flooding, while 132 million people and $535 billion in urban property will be impacted annually due to riverine flooding. WRI also finds that investing in flood protection infrastructure now can significantly decrease the impact of floods later.

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According to new data from WRI's Aqueduct Floods Tool, by 2030 the number of people impacted by floods will double worldwide — from 65 million to 132 million due to riverine flooding and from 7 million to 15 million due to coastal flooding.

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This Technical Note documents a pilot project to better understand public water management by crowdsourcing responses to a standardized question set. Using the results of the pilot and additional stakeholder interviews, the authors have developed an updated question set to assess conditions of public water management for industrial water users.

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The World Resources Institute, Pacific Institute, and UN Global Compact CEO Water Mandate are working with businesses to develop a database on public water management in the US and Mexico. This forum is an invitation for businesses to collaborate, an opportunity to address questions, and a place to learn more about the project.

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The World Resources Institute, Pacific Institute, and UN Global Compact CEO Water Mandate are working with businesses to develop a database on public water management in the US and Mexico. This forum is an invitation for businesses to collaborate, an opportunity to address questions, and a place to learn more about the project.

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The World Resources Institute, Pacific Institute, and UN Global Compact CEO Water Mandate are working with businesses to develop a database on public water management in the US and Mexico. This forum is an invitation for businesses to collaborate, an opportunity to address questions, and a place to learn more about the project.

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This paper discusses a methodology to forecast conflict up to a year in advance. The model is a product of the Water, Peace, and Security partnership, which is pioneering the development of public information tools and approaches that can support evidence-based actions to reduce security risks and promote water cooperation.

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This working paper provides the first comprehensive approach that organizations can use to calculate water withdrawals and consumption associated with purchased electricity. It provides international country-level and U.S. subnational-level water use factors detailing grid average water withdrawal and consumption resulting from electricity consumption.

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