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 28:

    My 15 years of personal commitment to better water management


    Water-Challenge

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    As I am getting closer to the end of my professional career (I will hand over the chairmanship of Nestlé to my successor in spring 2017), this will be my last post...

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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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  • Jul 11:

    Urgency of water in the context of other resource and environment issues


    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    2015 saw a new record: 74.8 million tons of oil equivalents in the form of biofuels, enough to feed more than 800 million people during one year. The key issue here is not the land used to grow the ‘food for fuel’, but the enormous water withdrawals required.

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  • Jan 14:

    WEF 2016 Global Risk Report: water crises the highest concern for the next 10 years


    Water Challenge Blog

    By By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    Ahead of its 2016 Annual Meeting in Davos, the World Economic Forum just published its new Global Risk Report. In a new structure, WEF distinguished between short-term risks...

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  • Apr 13:

    Finance for a water secure world


    water pump

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    Today, the joint High Level Panel on Financing Infrastructure for a Water-Secure World, jointly set up by World Water Council (WWC) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published its conclusions in Daegu, Korea...

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  • Oct 21:

    A water secure world for everyone a shared responsibility


    Didier Burkhalter

    By Didier Burkhalter

    On 9 October 2014, the President of the Swiss Confederation, Mr. Didier Burkhalter joined the Creating Shared Value Forum 2014 organised by Nestlé...

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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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