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Food and Water Security in a Changing World

Posted On 14 Nov 2013
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New research has shown that global warming will significantly impact our capacity to grow food and our ability to provide secure access to clean water, the two basics of survival for any society. Changing climate conditions will not only impact businesses dependent on agricultural production and clean water, but also will affect every level of society. Learn why food and water security is not only
essential for economic growth and social stability, but also for the continued survival of business.

Speakers Include:

Deborah-HarfordDeborah Harford, Executive Director,
Adaptation to Climate Change Team (ACT),
Simon Fraser University, Canada

Marco FerroniMarco Ferroni, Executive Director, Syngenta
Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture, Switzerland

Torgny HolgremTorgny Holmgren, Executive Director,
Stockholm International Water Institute, Sweden

Bob SandfordBob Sandford, EPCOR Chair,
Canadian Partnership Initiative

Tim BrownTim Brown, President & CEO,
Nestlé Waters North America, USA

Tags: Climate Change, Resource Efficiency, Clean Technology, Infrastructure, Climate Adaptation

 

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