Disruptive. Collaborative. Responsive.
21st Century Water Solutions
The Myth of Day Zero: What We Got Wrong with Water. “Day Zero” is now part of the lexicon of water management.
There are at least two things wrong with the term: The implication that it is an unavoidable surprise from mother nature, and that...
From Corporate Water Risk to Value Creation
Superficially the corporate water stewardship movement is still making progress. We continue to see more companies committing to the concept, developing programs, attending conferences and ...
The Future of Water: A Collection of Essays on “Disruptive” Technologies that may Transform the Water Sector in the Next 10 Years. In the era of smart homes and phones, big data and satellite imagery, how will innovation impact the water sector by 2030?
WHAT WE DO
Water Foundry is a trusted advisor to select global clients in the public and private sector and technology providers in solving water related challenges. The firm provides; business strategy, technology and investment...learn more about our advisors.
Water Foundry provides water data analytics and visualization tools to better understand supply demand scenarios and potential interventions to “close the gap.” These tools are designed to inform public policy decisions...learn more about our analytics.
THE WATER FOUNDRY TEAM has extensive experience in developing working water strategies working for US and non-US multinationals, non-governmental organizations and the public sector. These strategies range from initial water strategy efforts to moving companies to more advanced water stewardship strategies and validating program performance. WATER FOUNDRY has been at the forefront in working on collective action programs with diverse stakeholder groups and quantifying the business value of water strategies.
THE WATER FOUNDRY CULTURE is committed to creating thought leadership on water strategy, technology innovation, partnerships and digital water technologies. We frequently speak at high visibility water events and publish books and white papers on leading topics essential for multinationals and water technology companies.
WATER FOUNDRY GLOBAL. We have global experience across a range of industry sectors, having worked in Asia, Europe, North America and Latin America.
Will is an internationally recognized thought leader on water strategy and innovation. He has been a sustainability and water strategy advisor to multinationals, water technology companies and NGOs for his entire career. Will works with multinationals on corporate water strategies, water technology innovation and water market entry strategies. His work with water technology companies is as a strategy advisor and investor.
Prior to Water Foundry Will was a Managing Director at Deloitte Consulting and led the company’s water strategy practice. He was the founder and CEO of DOMANI, a sustainability strategy firm, prior to Deloitte.
As a seasoned author Will has written numerous books and articles and continues to present on subjects such as the value of water, innovations in digital water technology, the circular economy, and the energy-water-food nexus. He is the author of:
He is currently working on: "DIGITAL WATER: New Technologies for a More Resilient, Secure and Equitable Water Future."
He was a 2016 XPRIZE Bold Visioneer for the Safe Drinking Water Team and is on the: Scientific Program Committee for Stockholm World Water Week; the Executive Council of NOAA’s National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS); the Editorial Board of the Journal of Water Security and a Technical Advisor for the Climate Bonds Initiative: Nature-Based Solutions for Climate and Water Resilience.
Collective Vision. Greater Impact.
Water Foundry believes that the wicked problem of water can’t be solved by any one stakeholder. Ecosystems of stakeholders working together can have a positive impact by bringing together a diversity of skills and perspectives with a shared commitment and passion.
We are building the Water Foundry ecosystem with trusted partners who share our vision that collectively we can create a water abundant future to ensure water for economic development, business growth, social well being and ecosystem health. We are proud to be partnering with: