Investments to quench the global thirst

23 February 2024 • 6 mins listen

The world is in a global water crisis, where more regions are facing the reality of a parched future.

Growing freshwater demand is expected to exceed supply by 40% by the end of this decade, which will have wide-ranging implications across economic growth, geopolitics, and human health.

A rising tide does not lift all boats, and water scarcity is a very real threat that could impact portfolio performance in the long run.

What are some opportunities for investors to quench the global thirst? What are some trade-offs that ESG-focused investors should be mindful of as they harness the power of water sustainability?

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