Water Scarcity as a Business Risk in GEM
Purpose: Stewart Investors would like to identify GEM industry leaders and laggards in terms of integrating water scarcity in their assessment of business risks. Focus will be placed on the food & beverage, home & personal care, apparel, mining and semiconductor industries.
Identify industry leaders and laggards in terms of integrating water scarcity as a business risk with clear evidence. Particular attention to be placed on water efficiency measures implemented (e.g. wastewater treatment) and inclusion in performance targets.
Identify examples of best practice and worst practice by industry.
Please include some “off-piste” examples of best practices from corporates outside the scope of this list if identified.
Detours to be avoided:
Any description of why water scarcity is a problem for businesses more generally. Please jump straight to analyse the means by which companies are addressing this risk.
Providing only a description of the water consumption savings year on year. Please analyse the means by which companies are seeking to address the risk of water scarcity for the longer term.
50 listed GEM companies, names to be provided by Stewart Investors. Maximum 20 page report.
Research proposals are closed for this tender.