By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

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I hope this blog will create discussion about the important issue of water use and availability around the world.
Your comments and views are very important and I encourage you to join the conversation.

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe
Chairman Nestlé SA

  • Jan 29:

    Matt Damon from Davos 2014 Water without doubt one of the greatest priorities of our time


    Matt Damon

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    This is my last post from Davos 2014, it is about another highly encouraging part of the water discussion there this year. My post is looking back to ...

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  • Jan 28:

    From Davos need for focus and empowerment for action on water


    Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    Last Friday in Davos I attended another early morning session, starting at 7.15am. Walking over from the place I was staying to the coffee shop booked...

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  • Jan 27:

    From Davos Water in the post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals of the UN


    Amina J. Mohammed

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    After taking part in the panel session ‘Breaking Silos in Development’ last Thursday, we all walked down to the basement of the Davos ...

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  • Jan 26:

    From Davos Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj Water is the mother of all living


    President Elbegdorj of Mongolia

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    The meeting of the 2030 WRG Governing Council was followed by the main Davos water discussion, with heads of states and major intergovernmental ...

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  • Jan 25:

    From Davos Breaking the silos in sustainable development


    WEF Davos 2014

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    This time it is about a more formal session, with the usual WEF seating on leather (I am not sure it actually is leather, and they are not supposed to...

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  • Jan 24:

    From Davos 2030 WRG to become a more relevant player in global efforts to address water insecurity


    Governing Council of the 2030 WRG

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    On Thursday morning at 7.30am in Davos it was still dark outside as I chaired the annual meeting of the Governing Council of the 2030 Water Resources ...

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  • Jan 22:

    More attention in the media to global water risks


    Peter Brabeck giving an interview

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    Attending Davos often involves taking part in interviews. I’m very pleased to note that water is getting more and more attention in the media. ...

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  • Jan 22:

    Davos WEF Annual Meeting 2014 Crystal Award for Matt Damon and his water.org


    Matt Damon

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    It was my first day in Davos at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum. And it started with a well-deserved award for Matt Damon ...

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  • Jan 16:

    Report finds a growing awareness of the global water crisis people with longer term perspective see water shortage as highest global risk


    Water Challenge Blog

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    The ninth edition of the Global Risk Report, published this morning, Thursday 16 January 2014, by the World Economic Forum (WEF) identified water as ...

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  • Jan 9:

    Fighting against corruption in municipal water supply


    Ek Sonn Chan receives the Stockholm Industry Water Prize

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    In one of my first posts, more than a year ago, I wrote about Ek Sonn Chan of the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority. Municipal water supply ...

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  • Jan 3:

    Water the top five stories of 2013


    The Guardian newspaper

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    I was very pleased to find an interview by Jo Confino in the number one position of the just published Guardian Professional list of the top five ...

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