Reflecting on Singapore International Water Week

Dean Amhaus, The Water Council president and CEO, and Stacy Vogel Davis, communications director, attended SIWW as part of the U.S. Water Partnership’s Water Smart Engagements (WiSE) program, funded by the U.S. State Department.

View From Europe: Building Your Team in the U.S.

headshot of Beverley Ferrara and a map of Europe

Expanding into the US is an exciting opportunity for many of our international members, but tapping into the world’s largest economy comes with its fair share of challenges – not least building a team that can drive business growth. For this blog, I spoke with talent experts from the US, UK, and Europe, and here they share their advice, tips, and insights on strategic hiring practices for companies considering a push into the US.

View From Europe: Turning Compliance Into an Advantage

headshot of Beverley Ferrara and a map of Europe

Growing a business in the United States presents huge opportunities but also poses unique challenges, particularly in the water sector, which is characterized by fragmentation and complexity. Misty Guard, president of consulting firm Regulosity, shares her insight into the regulatory landscape in the U.S. and how companies can navigate the complexities.

Growing Our Water Stewardship Work in Europe

We are pleased to announce that we have hired Joe Ferrara, an experienced business development executive, as our senior consultant for WAVE in Europe. Joe will help introduce European organizations to WAVE and contextualize program benefits for operating in Europe, particularly in light of enhanced reporting requirements such as the European Union’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive.

New Horizons: Rapid Radicals

In part 2 of our New Horizons series, we talk to Rapid Radicals Technology, a high-rate wastewater treatment technology organization. Rapid Radicals is based in the U.S. and looking to expand to other markets, particularly the United Kingdom.

New Horizons: WaterWebTools

The Water Council is currently working with several start-ups around the globe who are making an impression by pursuing growth opportunities beyond their current geographies, identifying regions beyond their own, where their solutions can make a meaningful difference.  Here we talk to WaterWebTools of Denmark about their growth into the United States.

View From Europe: Real-World Growth in the Digital Space

APX10 AS is a fast-growing Nordic company that helps utilities make more informed decisions with big data analytics. Remarkably, it took only two years for APX10 to go from proof-of-concept to supporting almost 20% of the Danish water utilities with an asset management data-driven decision-making tool. We spoke recently with APX10 CEO Ulrich Borup Hansen and Andreas Pedersen, head of projects and communications, about their growth, the importance of personal relationships in new market entry strategy and the value of The Water Council.