Without water, there is no food.

This truth is often applied to agriculture, but it is valid at all stages of the food and beverage production process.

Unfortunately, water has not received enough attention in corporate sustainability or ESG discussions, according to Matt Howard, vice president of water stewardship at The Water Council. Although food and beverage companies such as General Mills and PepsiCo are leaders in corporate water stewardship, many companies in the sector are still not addressing water risk as an operational risk.

Read more in Pumps & Systems Magazine.