By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Welcome

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

  • Sep 12:

    Megatrends in water, concerns and responses in a ‘3 by 3’ view from a Nestlé perspective


    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    The ‘3 by 3’ view below is bringing together the major challenges in the water space, the concerns for a company such as Nestlé and the different levels of action in a three-by-three scheme...

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  • Apr 18:

    The ten countries with the best tap water in the world


    tap water

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    Over the last few months we have heard of many problems associated with tap water. According to a recent article in the New York Times "unsafe lead levels in tap water are not limited to Flint"...

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  • Sep 30:

    Access to safe and affordable drinking water – the UN Development Agenda Water Target 6.1


    Water Challenge Blog

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    Last week, in an epochal high-level plenary meeting, the UN General Assembly adopted the post-2015 development agenda. The Water Goal is an essential part of this...

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  • Jul 9:

    Water pollution and prosperity


    water pollution

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    In the early 1970s, when I visited the Nestlé headquarters on Lake Geneva, Switzerland for the first time, I admired the view along the blue water. And I wanted to go for a swim...

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  • Jun 8:

    Water quality and pollution


    water pollution

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe and Asit K. Biswas

    These are extracts of op-ed jointly drafted with Asit Biswas, Distinguished Visiting Professor at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore...

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  • Jun 3:

    Forests and their role in water supply


    Guest post by Rebecca Turner

    By Rebecca Turner, American Forests

    Forests are an essential element for the balance and functioning of natural water systems. Rebecca (Becky) Turner from American Forests addressed this point in several comments on my blog...

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  • Feb 26:

    Applying local water challenges to international academic research and education


    Discussions in Alberta

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    This week I chaired the second meeting of the University of Alberta’s Water Initiative External Advisory Board. This is a truly international ...

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  • Jan 3:

    Quality Most Pressing Global Water Problem


    Asit K. Biswas

    By Asit K. Biswas

    As the purpose of this blog is to facilitate an informed debate about the water challenge, I am particularly pleased to be able to share the insights ...

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