The debate between water and gender was evidenced this Thursday morning (22), in the session that dealt with the prospects and the challenges faced by women in search of equality in the management of water resources.
How companies can contribute to the responsible management of water? Six main points were raised and a commitment was made by Brazilian companies for water security, released on Monday, the 19th, by the Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development (CEBDS), during the panel of high level leadership, at the 8th World Water Forum in Brasilia. At least 18 companies have already signed the document and committed themselves to the responsible management of water, with the promotion of water efficiency in the industries and with fighting waste.
Representatives of indigenous peoples and local communities in the region made a call to ensure that rivers run free, without the intervention of hydroelectric power plants, and also so that water is recognized as a universal right.