Business of Water Summit 2016

Business of Water was held March 30-31, 2016 in Phoenix

A huge thank you to the executives from leading companies, water & power utilities and dignitaries who convened for the third Business of Water summit, March 30-31, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Focused within the Colorado River Basin, the Business of Water Summit: 

  • Educated and engaged business leaders on sustainable water use and management, water conservation, and healthy rivers through presentations of corporate best practices and sharing of case studies on water efficiency, conservation and reuse
  • Convened business leaders, policy makers, water managers, and NGOs to advance bi-partisan water sustainability policy principles within the Colorado River Basin (AZ, CA, CO, NM, NV, UT, WY)
  • Provided companies with opportunities to highlight their corporate water stewardship activities via case studies, op-eds, news articles, social media, and presentations       

Access the four page Summary of the conference, Resources including papers and power points presented and the Agenda from the conference.

WATCH SUMMIT VIDEOS HERE- videos include:

Micheal Connor- Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Interior
U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ)
Jason Weller- Chief, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Todd Brady- Intel Corporation
Jon Freedman- GE Water and Power
Warren Gorowitz- Ewing Irrigation
Rob Zimmerman- Kohler
Marco Ugarte Irizarri- MillerCoors
Chuck Collum- Central Arizona Project
Kirk Meyers- REI
Tom Davis- Yuma County Water Users Association

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Media Highlights: 

Arizona Republic
Business of Water summit: More partnerships like Intel-Chandler needed in Arizona, Southwest

Arizona Daily Star (Tucson)
Intel, Coors say they're saving water with technology, innovation

KJZZ-M (NPR)
States, Business Will Drive Solutions To West's Water Supply Issues

Arizona Business Magazine
Jeff Flake says water allocation is a state duty

Post Summit: The Hill
In Meeting Western Water Challenges, Collaboration is Key  

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Speakers from these businesses and organizations:
American Water
Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Arizona Department of Water Resources
Arizona Public Service
Central Arizona Project
City of Phoenix Water Services Department
Colorado River District
Deloitte Consulting
Encourage Capital
Freeport McMoRan
Gammage and Burnham
General Electric Water and Process Technologies
Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy & Environment
Intel Corporation
Kyocera America
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Miller Coors
MWH Global
Nestle USA
PepsiCo
Public Policy Institute of California
Qualcomm
Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI)
Salt River Project
Siemens
Squire Patton Boggs
The Better World Group
Think Parallax
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of the Interior
Waste Management
Yuma County Water Users Association
Xanterra Parks and Resorts

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SUMMIT SPONSORS

 

intel

city of phx

 

RECEPTION SPONSORS

Ewing

Hunter

Nestle

APS

 

BREAKFAST SPONSORS

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Wells Fargo

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SRP

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SUMMIT SUPPORTERS

City of Glendale, AZ

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

 New Belgium Brewing

Southern Nevada Water Authority

Xanterra Parks and Resorts 

 

MARKETING SPONSOR

az chamber

FISCAL SPONSOR

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