International: New guide to bring integrity to companies’ water stewardship

The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate, has announced the first comprehensive guide on forming multistakeholder water stewardship initiatives to boost integrity. Launched at the CEO Water Mandate’s annual meeting during World Water Week in Stockholm, the guide, which includes an interactive online tool, recommends good practices for developing water stewardship initiatives in an inclusive and transparent manner that ensures sustainable water management. It provides a set of seven operational principles for ensuring integrity in water stewardship initiatives and was developed by the CEO Water Mandate and the Water Integrity Network (WIN) in collaboration with GIZ, Water Witness International, Partnerships in Practice, and Pegasys.