Last month, Xylem published a white paper entitled Building Resilience: Creating Strong and Sustainable Cities and Communities that outlines four categories of actions to increase the resilience of cities around the world: 1) ensuring water security; 2) strengthening critical infrastructure; 3) driving response and recovery; and 4) engaging community stakeholders. The Company previously issued Powering the Wastewater Renaissance, which concluded that nearly half of the electricity-related emissions in wastewater management globally can be abated at a negative or neutral cost with the use of proven, readily available technologies. It has also published its climate change policy and is a signatory to the American Business Act on Climate Pledge.
“Addressing the realities of climate change is an opportunity to create shared value among all stakeholders, and Xylem remains committed to doing our part as a citizen of the global community to advance this vital work,” said Patrick Decker, President and CEO of Xylem. “The connection between the impacts of climate and our finite water resources is undeniable, and the imperatives of fostering water security and building more resilient water infrastructure are foundational to sustainable