Guide to responsible business engagement with water policy

This Guide describes how companies can contribute to water-related public policy goals and support policy that is developed and effectively implemented for the benefit of all water users. It is founded on the belief that equitable processes that bring together affected parties will be a powerful tool for reducing shared water risks and combating this century’s emerging water issues. This Guide offers practical measures for companies wishing to improve water management in the catchments in which they operate, while providing insights about the challenges of engaging with external stakeholders on water policy issues. Its principles, concepts, practical steps, and case studies are intended to facilitate companies’ responsible engagement with water policy.