Skip to navigationSkip to content

The business of water scarcity

The world is running out of freshwater and businesses are playing a major role in the crisis. It’s a failure of capitalism, in part because water’s value isn’t reflected in its price. But investors are paying more attention to corporate water issues and lots of companies are starting to respond.
Illustration by Paola Saliby

Enrich your perspective. Embolden your work. Become a Quartz member.

Your membership supports a team of global Quartz journalists reporting on the forces shaping our world. We make sense of accelerating change and help you get ahead of it with business news for the next era, not just the next hour. Subscribe to Quartz today.