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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  • Jul 12:

    CNBC Debate: Water Cycle and Management


    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    On Tuesday 12 July 2016 we had a televised discussion on the ‘Future of World’s Water’, still in the context of the Singapore International Water Week. Sri Jegarajah, Anchor/Correspondent CNBC moderated a fascinating exchange...

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  • Nov 11:

    Treating wastewater – the UN Development Agenda Water Target 6.3


    Water Challenge Blog

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    This is my third post on a target within the Water Goal of the UN Development Agenda, developed under the leadership of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon...

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  • Aug 19:

    Wastewater as a resource


    Lima

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    In earlier posts here, I wrote about a very sophisticated system of wastewater recycling in Singapore that turns wastewater back into drinking water – ‘NEWater’...

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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 9:

    Addressing untreated wastewater: the G77 Urban Water Alliance


    wastewater treatment

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    80% of the world’s wastewater is currently discharged untreated, posing health risks and polluting potential water sources for productive use...

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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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  • May 2:

    Water in Singapore the city state that looks ahead


    Cecilia Tortajada

    By Cecilia Tortajada

    Discussions on whether public water supplies should be privatised or not have reached epic proportions. Yet it is important to see this in context...

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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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