Impact Investment in Water
Water is a universal right, yet the complexity of addressing community water challenges can be perplexing and concerning for those who care about people, place, and the planet. Both rural communities and urban centers across the country are experiencing the effects of deteriorating water infrastructure and its incumbent environmental hazards and public health issues. At the same time, communities are struggling to finance and implement effective approaches to ensuring access to clean water for people and ecosystems, protecting water quality from impairment, and managing storm water in sustainable ways.
An expert panel from government, foundations, and professionals in impact investing and water discussed the critical needs in communities with limited resources, as well as strategies for communities with more access to funding.