Realising the business case for WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene)

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28 August 2019
A tea plantation worker fills a sack with leaves
Wateraid/Ruth Romer

Around the world, many companies are realising that there are business benefits from providing clean water, decent toilets and hygiene facilities to all workers in supply chains.

If we can identify the financial return for investing in water, sanitation and hygiene (collectively known as WASH), we can provide a clear rationale and business case to justify the spend. These facilities are vital for people’s success in the workplace and in the communities where they live, and crucially, this applies to each link in the supply chain.

In partnership with WaterAid, companies from a wide range of sectors are piloting the Business Case for WASH. We are now building a compendium of shareable insights on defining a return on investment (ROI) for WASH.

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A tea plantation worker picks leaves in Mabroukie Unilever Tea Estate, Kenya.
WaterAid/ Ruth Romer
A tea plantation worker picks leaves in Mabroukie Unilever Tea Estate, Kenya.