Water

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Water usage continued to move downwards with a 2% absolute reduction between 2014 and 2015. We use the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s Global Water Tool as a watershed risk management system to identify the river basins from which our sites draw water. In reviewing our 2015 property portfolio, 40% of key locations (based on 1995 World Resources Institute guidelines) are in areas at risk of water stress or severe water stress, which could lead to economic development and food production issues in the future.

Read more in the 2015 Corporate Responsibility Report.