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Water as a Shared Challenge: From Societal Expectations to Collective Action

February 17, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Expert Meeting 

We are pleased to host a luncheon featuring sector expert

Will Sarni, Deloitte Consulting, LLP

Hosted by: 
Erika Karp
, Chief Executive Officer

Cornerstone Capital Group

Topics of discussion may include: 

  • Current and projected global impact of water scarcity on a range of industry sectors, including utilities, oil & gas and others
  • Physical, regulatory and reputational risks from water scarcity
  • The costs to close the gap in demand / supply imbalance in water
  • Quantifying the business costs of production stoppages
  • Economic impact of inefficient water resource management
  • Environmental regulations around water supply
  • Corporate stewardship around water scarcity
  • Practical challenges for companies responding to the societal issue of water scarcity and tools for businesses to help catalyze action
  • How companies are addressing water related risks through innovation in technologies and partnerships.
  • The business opportunities in “water tech.”


Will Sarni, is Director and Practice Leader, Enterprise Water Strategy | Sustainability with Deloitte Consulting LLP, where he develops and implements corporate-wide sustainability and water strategies for corporations, public sector enterprises, and NGOs. He is author of Corporate Water Strategies,” “Water Tech,” and the forthcoming “21st Century Growth: Beyond the Energy–Water–Food Nexus” (Dō Sustainability 2015). Will is a Board Member at the Rainforest Alliance, serves on the Water Leadership Group for WBCSD, and a member of the Scientific Program Committee for Stockholm World Water Week.

To learn more about this event, please contact Tanya.Khotin@cornerstonecapinc.com


February 17, 2015
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Cornerstone Capital Group
212 874 7400


Cornerstone Capital Group
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New York, NY 10036 United States
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212 874 7400