The water footprint and water footprint are ways of measuring the uses and environmental impacts related to water, throughout the cycle of extraction of raw materials, processing, use and final disposal of products; and that depend both on the location and the moment in which these uses occur. It is a valuable tool to prioritize actions that reduce these impacts and improve water management in production processes and for water management in the territories.
We develop experiences in evaluating and reducing the impacts generated by the consumption and contamination of water in the production processes of leading business partners; as well as in actions in the territory to improve the management of shared water, as responsible actors that participate in territorial development.
We are an initiative led by the cooperation of the Government of Switzerland, within the framework of its Global Water Initiatives Program, which has been working since 2010 with the private sector, public institutions and research centers to promote responsible and committed water management. Our partners and strategic allies are the government counterparts that are responsible for managing water resources, as well as the leading companies in various sectors, the users in the territorial scope of the initiative, and the implementing partners of the proposal.