Talk to the risk manager for a global manufacturer about emerging risks and one of the first ones they will tick off will be water scarcity. In some cases, drought caused by global warming is the culprit. In others, pollution from rapidly expanding industrialization and weak regulation is reducing the amount of potable water. Even an industry as seemingly innocuous as craft beer brewing has felt the pinch.
Develop sustainable water use practices, the message is, or risk business interruption, or the cessation of operations all together.
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