Corporate water accounting: an analysis of methods and tools for measuring water use and its impacts

Effective business water accounting methods are critical for sustainable water management, according to the new Pacific Institute report Corporate Water Accounting: an Analysis of Methods and Tools for Measuring Water Use and Its Impact, prepared for the United Nations Environment Programme and the CEO Water Mandate. Current methods are a good start for measuring water use and impacts, but they are inadequate for benchmarking. Advancing effective and coordinated accounting methods for corporate water use and impacts is essential to help companies identify risk, drive improvement, and address stakeholders