With water being a critical part of the beer making process, ABInBev takes charge of reducing its Water footprint in a changing world where water demand may soon overtake supply.
Water accounts for about 95% of the composition of beer, and it is also a crucial agricultural input for barley and hops. Given this significance, water supply risk mitigation should be a major focus for the Brewers Association and their membership of over 4,100 small independent craft brewers.
Pinnacle Foods reaches 85% of American households. But its brands’ raw materials – agricultural products – are at risk due to climate change. What is the company doing to address this existential threat?
A pair of jeans – from its days as a cotton seed to its drop-off at Goodwill – can use nearly 3,800 liters of water. Can the Levi Strauss Water<Less process help reduce this consumption?
Nestlé’s struggle to balance conserving water with maintaining a necessary level of control and access to water supply