'Water watch': Apparel, finance, and fossil fuels ranked as most water-intensive and polluting sectors

Cecilia Keating
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A mining tailings dam | Credit: iStock
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A mining tailings dam | Credit: iStock

CDP publishes its first ever Water Impact Index in bid to improve investor understanding of water-related risks

A first-of-its kind study of the water footprint of different industries has concluded that apparel, financial services, and fossil fuels are the sectors with the most acute impact on the world's water...

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