Adapting to a Water-Stressed Future
Water is a resource needed by everyone on the planet, but few fully appreciate the accelerating risk that a lack of water might mean to a company or an investor.
In this blog, we outline the challenges facing companies and investors as water becomes a scarcer resource. We offer a number of suggestions about how to address the investment and operational risks in a water-stressed future, and we provide further analysis in our white paper, Navigating Rough Waters.
At a higher level, though, this blog is about environmental productivity, an emerging idea in investment analysis.
Environmental productivity focuses on the efficiency with which companies use and impact natural resources. In our view, the more efficient a company is in using resources such as water, the greater the likelihood of higher risk-adjusted returns for investors. Environmental productivity is a game-changer for investors thinking about how to deploy capital.Read full story at Veris Wealth Partners »