Global Water Stewardship Forum 30th – 31st October 2018

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  • We are recruiting for a Coordinator to lead the work of AWS in Pakistan, working closely with partners and stakeholders in Pakistan and supporting the wider development of AWS in the South Asia region. The AWS Pakistan Coordinator will lead AWS’s work in Pakistan, working closely with both other regional representatives and the international secretariat. You will be the primary point of contact for AWS in Pakistan and ensure both the growth and the integrity of AWS in Pakistan. Based in the WWF-Pakistan office in Lahore, you will work closely with key partners in Pakistan, both through the Pakistan Water...

  • We are recruiting for a Head of Standards and Assurance to join our International Team to lead the development and ensure excellence in the delivery of the AWS Standard System.

  • South Australia's Renmark Irrigation Trust becomes the world's first agricultural site to be gold certified and the first collective group of irrigators to be certified.

  • Landmark development by a Chinese municipal authority offering incentive payments to local business sites that achieve certification against the AWS Standard. 

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The AWS Standard is a globally-applicable framework for major water users to understand their water use and impacts, and to work collaboratively and transparently for sustainable water management within a catchment context.
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Environmentally sustainable water use maintains or improves biodiversity, ecological and hydrological processes at the catchment level.



Economically beneficial water use contributes to long-term sustainable economic growth and development and poverty alleviation for water users, local communities and society at large

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