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Corporations as Custodians of the Public Good?: Exploring the Intersection of Corporate Water Stewardship and Global Water Governance

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Corporations as Custodians of the Public Good?: Exploring the Intersection of Corporate Water Stewardship and Global Water Governance
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Corporations as Custodians of the Public Good?: Exploring the Intersection of Corporate Water Stewardship and Global Water Governance

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Author(s)Thérèse Rudebeck
Year2019
Pages210
LanguageEnglish
FormatPDF
Size3.5 MB
PublisherSpringer
ISBN3030132242, 978-3030132248, B07PXJHK39

This book provides a comprehensive assessment of how local corporate water strategies influence global water governance objectives. In various geographies, companies spearhead a quest for more sustainable water management within and beyond their own operations. This book critically examines such strategies and provides an overarching analysis of the effects that mounting corporate involvement has had on the global water discourse.

More specifically, it explains why companies from the food, beverage, textile, and mining sectors have started to incorporate water management objectives into their business strategies, how companies work in partnerships with other stakeholders to realize these objectives, and how these actions acquire wider political legitimacy. It presents insightful interview material from business leaders and other high-level stakeholders.

Readers will gain the necessary knowledge to develop a critical view and respond appropriately.