Water Stewardship 101: The Basics


This course provides an overview of the most essential elements of corporate water stewardship. It allows businesses and others to better understand:

  1. The world’s water challenges and how they affect businesses
  2. The business case for water stewardship
  3. A typical company’s water stewardship journey
  4. How to get started

Ultimately, this course offers a quick introduction to the key information businesses need to know about stewardship: what it is, whether and how it is relevant to them, and how they can get started implementing it.

Course Features

  • Lectures 6
  • Quizzes 1
  • Duration 3 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 2
  • Assessments Self
The Mandate is a commitment platform for business leaders and learners to advance water stewardship. Endorsing companies commit to action across six key elements and report annually on progress. The Mandate Secretariat - a partnership between the UN Global Compact and Pacific Institute - supports the initiative’s mission and endorsing companies in many ways, including: (1) developing research, guidance, and tools that advance corporate water stewardship, (2) convening multi-stakeholder events to identify, explore, and solve key water challenges, and (3) facilitating meaningful collective action to improve conditions in at-risk river basins around the world.