Amsterdam, October 5, 2020 – Arcadis (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the main world Design & Consultancy group for pure and constructed belongings, in the present day introduced that in an effort to enhance industrial water administration efforts around the globe, it has contributed to the World Enterprise Council for Sustainable Growth’s (WBCSD) new report “Wastewater zero: A call to action for business to raise ambition for SDG 6.3.”
The report addresses the UN Sustainable Growth Aim 6.3 (SDG 6.3) “Higher water high quality.” According to SDG 6.3’s objective of enhancing water high quality by lowering air pollution and considerably rising water reuse, the WBCSD report particularly requires better water reuse and water therapy efforts from industrial producers, firms and extra. Within the subsequent three many years, world demand for contemporary water will enhance by an anticipated 50 to 70 p.c.
“The personal sector is uniquely positioned to help in addressing the looming water disaster,” mentioned Peter Oosterveer, CEO of Arcadis. “This report is a crucial first step in defending restricted water sources, and the financial prosperity they ship.”
The report features a particular motion framework supposed to assist companies decide to defending water sources. Actions embody eliminating the discharge of untreated wastewater, committing to not enhance freshwater withdrawals and to extend the proportion of reused and recycled wastewater, and deploying low-carbon therapy applied sciences which might be in-line with net-zero GHG emissions targets.
Arcadis is a proud member of the WBCSD, a worldwide CEO-led group of round 200 main companies working collectively to speed up the transition to a sustainable world. Since becoming a member of the council in 2014, Arcadis has shared its information on a number of emerging environmental challenges, together with city mobility and sustainable development.
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- Arcadis assists World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s call to action for industrial water management