Investments in China’s water sector grow as resource challenges loom.
China’s minister of water resources, Chen Lei, warned that “water shortages and water-related disasters are becoming more and more serious, due to rising populations, advanced urbanization and global climate change.” These comments, made in a March 9 interview with China Daily, come as Lei prepares for the 6th World Water Forum, from March 12-17, in Marseille, France. Here, China and the European Union plan to agree to work together on building capacity and business ties in the water sector.
Listen to PepsiCo Senior Director of Sustainability Dan Bena’s overview of PepsiCo’s major sustainability initiatives on Nature of Business radio. PepsiCo is undertaking a variety of initiatives and partnerships strengthening adaptation in the agriculture and water sectors.
Dan Bena was kind enough to send a “shout out” to GAIN during the interview.