This analytical report aims to analyze the origins and characteristics of the carbon and water footprints in order to understand their similarities and differences and to derive lessons on how society and business can adequately build on the two concepts. It compares the two concepts from a methodological point of view and discusses response mechanisms that have been developed with the objective to share experiences in one field that might be able to benefit the other.

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Organization: UNESCO

Topics: Water, Mitigation

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2012

Language: English