Clean Water & Oceans

Invest in companies conserving water and preserving marine ecosystems

By choosing this Impact Area, you are supporting companies safeguarding and conserving freshwater resources and marine and coastal ecosystems. You are steering away from companies limiting quality freshwater access and destructing those ecosystems. Think single use plastics, facial scrubs with microbeads and oil spills.

Why It Matters

  • Billions of people lack safe water, sanitation and handwashing facilities.
  • By 2071, nearly half of the 204 fresh water basins in the United States may not be able to meet the monthly water demand.
  • A major source of water stress is irrigation, which uses ~70% of all water extracted from rivers, lakes, and aquifers.
  • More than 2,000,000 Americans live without basic access to safe drinking water and sanitation.

We evaluate companies based on how they are:

✔   Improving freshwater resources and marine ecosystems

✔   Upgrading to effective water filtration systems

✔   Refining water use in operations

✔   Managing efficient wastewater management

✔   Number and severity of water pollution incidents

Sample Companies

Tetra Tech, Inc.
services to improve coastal and marine ecosystems

US Ecology, Inc.
oil spill containment and emergency response

Middlesex Water Company 
water and wastewater treatment services

Consolidated Water Co. Ltd.
water and wastewater services and water filtration

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