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Water Scarcity and Climate Change: Growing Risks for Businesses and Investors

Global climate change is exacerbating water scarcity problems around the world, yet few businesses and investors are paying attention to this growing financial threat, according to a report by the Pacific Institute and Ceres.

"Water Scarcity and Climate Change: Growing Risks for Businesses and Investors" identifies water-related risks specific to eight key industries, including electric power, high-tech, beverage, agriculture, apparel, biotechnology/pharmaceutical, forest products, and metals/mining firms.

In addition, the authors also offer considerations companies can take to evaluate and effectively address water-related risks.

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