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WSA Melbourne Workshop

Responding to the global water challenge:
leadership, risk management & best practice

Today water security is seen as one of the most significant challenges facing the global community. We are witnessing the growing number of organisations developing water stewardship strategies to identify potential risk at the enterprise level.

Until recently no intentional standard existed. The AWS International Water Stewardship Standard has now been designed to be an international, ISEAL-compliant, standard that defines a set of water stewardship principles, criteria, and indicators for how water should be stewarded.

Water Stewardship Australia (WSA)
WSA is the Asia Pacific regional organisation leading development, adaptation, implementation and promotion of water stewardship as part of the global Alliance of Water Stewardship umbrella.


Workshop Speakers:

A variety of speakers across industry, research and government will present their insights including:

Dr Jamie Pittock: Senior Lecturer, Fenner School of Environment and Society, Director of International Programs, UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance and WSA Chair.
The global context of water stewardship

Helen Dornom: Manager, Policy Strategy Dairy Australia
Agricultural perspective into working with water stewardship standard: Tatura Field milk trail 2012.

Pat Feehan: Feehan Consulting
Natural Resource Management perspective water stewardship

Julia Seddon, Group Environment Manager, Inghams Enterprises Pty Limited 
Industrial perspective on water stewardship trial

Prof. John Langford, Uniwater, University of Melbourne, Member of the International Standard Development Committee, Director WSA.
The global water stewardship standard

Michael Spencer, Chair, Alliance for Water Stewardship, Secretary, WSA
A step-wise approach to water stewardship


Thursday May 23 5.30 - 7 pm Drinks provided 

The Auditorium, NAB Docklands, 800 Bourke Street

This event hosted by  National Australia Bank 

CONTACT DETAILS: Michael Spencer 0439 381144