SDG 06: Clean Water and Sanitation

Water: how to stop undervaluing a precious resource and be ready for the future

Neglecting water risks, such as pollution and over-usage, will cost up to US$301 billion – five times higher than if we would face them. Image: Christhian Gruhn /Unsplash

Anna Huber

Community Success Specialist, UpLink, World Economic Forum

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Global risk of poor water quality. Image: World Bank, Invisible Water Crisis (2019)
Private sector action to reduce water pollution is still dangerously lacking. Image: CDP, Global Water Report (2020)

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