Global Water Leaders Announce New Model for Water Access

Global Water Leaders Announce New Model for Water Access

The model outlines how the problems of bad water and sanitation can be solved at a lower overall cost than current arrangements

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A new approach to accelerating progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals for Water and Sanitation has been launched.

Made jointly by the Global Water Leader Group and the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Water,  New Model for Water Access outlines how the problems of bad water and sanitation can be solved at a lower overall cost than our current inadequate arrangements.

The secret is in innovating around the business model, the technology, and governance.

Members of the Global Agenda Council on Water include -

Water.org co-founder Gary White, Nestlé Chairman Peter Brabeck, Dutch Environment Minister Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Veolia SVP Laurent Auguste, Water Health International founder Sanjay Bhatnagar,  Suez CEO Jean-Louis Chaussade, Circle of Blue founder J Carl Ganter and former Water Aid CEO Barbara Frost. It is chaired by Usha Rao Monari, CEO of Global Water Development Partners.

The Global Water Leaders Group brings together utility CEOs from around the world and is headed by William Muhairwe, formerly CEO of the Ugandan National Water and Sewerage Corporation.

Read the entire report here - New Model for Water Access