Ceres Water Experts Available for World Water Day Interviews

Ceres Water Experts Available for World Water Day Interviews

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 1:30pm

CONTENT: Press Release

BOSTON, March 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - As World Water Day 2015 nears, Ceres’ water experts are available for interview on topics including water use in agriculture and the California drought, water use in hydraulic fracturing, and water utility financing models to incentivize conservation.

World Water Day, a day for spotlighting water-related issues and the solutions to those issues around the globe, is held on March 22 each year.

The following Ceres experts are available for interview:

  • Brooke Barton, Senior Director Water Program, agriculture and water expert. Topics include: California drought, water policy and Ceres’ Connect the Drops Campaign Authored 2014 report on water and climate risks in corn production.
  • Sharlene Leurig, Director Sustainable Water Infrastructure Program, utility financing expert. Leads  CFO Connect project to educate US Western utility chief financial officers (CFOs) on new water pricing models that are needed to encourage more water conservation and avoid costly new water supply projects.
  • Monika Freyman: CFA and Senior Manager Water Program: Topics include water use in hydraulic fracturing. Authored 2014 research report on proliferating water use in US hydraulic fracturing sector; authored recent report analyzing how global investors are integrating water risk issues in investment strategies and decision-making.

To arrange an interview, contact:

Meg Wilcox, Wilcox@ceres.org, 617-319-6457

Peyton Fleming, fleming@ceres.org, 617-733-6660

Ceres is a nonprofit organization that mobilizes business and investor leadership on climate change, water scarcity and other sustainability challenges. Ceres directs the Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR), a network of institutional investors with collective assets totaling more than $12 trillion. Ceres also directs Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP), an advocacy coalition of dozens of companies committed to working with policymakers to pass meaningful energy and climate legislation. For more information, visit www.ceres.org or follow on Twitter @CeresNews.


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