Stewardship: Valuing and protecting nature's assets and services

This priority area for the Water programme is initially taking a sector-based approach to helping businesses improve stewardship of water resources.

Our current project in this area is:

Water stewardship in food supply chains

This project, supported by Defra, aims to raise awareness of the importance of water stewardship for future prosperity, with a specific focus on food, drink and agricultural supply chains. We will work with businesses to help them understand and take action to address how water quality and water quantity currently, or could in the future, affect business operation and growth.

The project will:

  • highlight issues and solutions through the Prince’s Seeing is Believing Programme, engaging businesses in the importance of environmental and water stewardship

  • develop a framework for action to enable food and drink sector businesses to identify and manage their risks relating to water

  • work with key businesses in the food and drink sector on practical projects to have a positive impact on freshwater environments

Find out more first hand

A targeted series of Seeing is Believing visits will give senior business leaders first-hand insight into key water stewardship issues within food and drink supply chains.

Should you wish to find out more about these visits please contact Nick Nevett: 020 7566 6630 | nick.nevett@bitc.org.uk

 

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Nick Nevett
Water Stewardship Project Manager

T: 020 7566 6630
E: nick.nevett@bitc.org.uk

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