At the recent United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), held in New York, United States (U.S.), attended by CEOs, heads of states, and presidents of international organisations, and themed Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet, Grundfos placed the spotlight squarely on some of the world’s water issues.
Grundfos raised the issue several times over the event, at a number of events and bilateral meetings, and even at a special event concentrating on the UN’s Sustainable Goal 6, clean water and sanitation, which key target is to ensure water is accessible to all by 2030.
“We know investments in water infrastructure need to triple to reach the universal goals by 2030. We also know that it is not very likely to happen, so we need to think differently. We must find new, sustainable business models to close the investment gap between investors on one side and water utilities in water stressed, developing countries on the other,” Mads Nipper, Group President, said. “We will work ambitiously towards introducing new business models to do our part to bridge the investment gap.”