Building climate change resilience in West Java

The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is supporting the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Indonesia to build climate change resilience in water-stressed basins in West Java, Indonesia. The Water Security and Climate Resilience in West Java project, which commenced in July 2021, will build on the momentum already generated by the Indonesia Water Coalition (IWC) to […]

Australian Water Partnership gathers for its 4th annual workshop to discuss partnering to address water security in the Indo-Pacific

The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) held its 4th annual Partners Workshop in Sydney on 5–6 February 2020, themed ‘Partnering to address water security in the Indo-Pacific region’ with a focus on networking and collaboration. The two-day workshop focused on how the AWP can best harness partnerships to address water security and management challenges in the […]

The Indo-Pacific Water Stewardship Program: working towards improving water stewardship in China and Indonesia

The Australian Water Partnership is supporting the Indo-Pacific Water Stewardship Program 2019-2022 — the second phase of the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Asia-Pacific’s Indo-Pacific Program. Water stewardship engages private sector industries in integrated water resources management, enabling them to understand shared catchment water challenges, guiding them to develop site water stewardship plans that respond […]

Water Stewardship: Ethics, business and responsible water management

This World Water Day, the Alliance for Water Stewardship is unveiling the new International Water Stewardship Standard (AWS Standard 2.0). Water stewardship is a globally-endorsed, effective, consistent, and verifiable water management system that drives good site and catchment level actions. It is embodied in the AWS Standard and can be implemented by any site anywhere […]

Supporting Indonesia and China’s commitment to water stewardship

The second phase of the Indo-Pacific Water Stewardship Program (2019-2022) commenced on 1 January 2019 and is being supported by the Australian Water Partnership (AWP). The AU$1M program extension will focus on growing the uptake of water stewardship in China and Indonesia, increasing responsible water management among businesses who use or impact water through their […]

The Evolution of Water Stewardship publication released

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Australia’s remarkable role in initiating and building a new system for protecting one of the world’s most precious resources, water, has been outlined in a new publication. The Evolution of Water Stewardship: An Australian Perspective tells the story of a concept catalysed by Australia’s Millennium Drought that developed into a global system for managing water […]

Advancing Water Stewardship in Indonesia

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Around 45 people from Indonesia, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand and the Netherlands participated in a Water Stewardship Forum and Training in Bogor on 8-10 May—the first of its kind in Indonesia. Supported by AWP and organised by the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Asia-Pacific, the goal of the Forum was to build upon interest generated […]

Kunshan Government offers cash incentives for water stewardship

In a milestone step for corporate water stewardship, a municipal government in China has recently announced a financial incentive for companies to become certified by a standard set by the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Asia-Pacific. On 26 March, the Kunshan Government announced it would offer RMB100,000 (AU$20,000) to those that meet the requirements needed […]

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