Water Overview

Water scarcity is a central challenge of the twenty-first century. Changes in local climates, along with growing pressure on the water-energy-food nexus, are making efficient and forward-looking water management strategies a basic necessity for many companies. While water poses many operational risks, it also presents a wide plane of opportunities for innovation. The Center manages a number of programs and initiatives at this intersection.

 

Our Community

Connect with students, faculty and external partners whose work or interests are in areas related to this topic. Find out how leaders in the field are thinking about this topic, and how you might get involved.

Brian Kittler
Director at Pinchot Institute, Western Regional Office
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Rosemary Ripley
Managing Director, Investment & Portfolio Management at NGEN Partners
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Advisory Committee, Alumni
People interested in water

Programs & Research

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Conservation Finance Network
New Models for Markets & Finance
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How Foundations can use Program-Related Investments to Address Water Challenges
New Models for Markets & Finance
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Programs and Research about water

Our Stories

Water to Wine: The Case for Wine amidst the California Drought
Todd Cort, Lecturer in Sustainability and CBEY Advisor writes for Environmental Leader
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Further Steps to Solve the Plastics Problem
Eight million tons of plastic waste enters our oceans every year. What steps are needed to solve the plastics problem?
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What can winning a Sobotka Collaborative Research Grant do for you?
Two recent joint degrees reflect on receiving the grant
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Upcoming Events

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2019 Conservation Finance Boot Camp
Jun 24, 2019
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Boot Camp
5th annual Joint Sustainability Alumni Network Reception
Jul 17, 2019
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Upcoming water Events

Recent Events

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2019 Conservation Finance Boot Camp
Jun 24, 2019
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Boot Camp
Terra Conservation Capital: A Conversation with Roy Richards, Jr.
May 01, 2019
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Catalyzing Finance Through Conservation Trust Funds: Trends and Lessons for the Future
Mar 28, 2019
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Recent water Events

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