Strategic Water Partners Network (SWPN), South Africa

The Strategic Water Partners Network (SWPN) is a dynamic and cutting edge partnership working collectively to close a 17% gap between water supply and demand that is anticipated to manifest by the year 2030 in South Africa.

Through SWPN private, public and civil society actors contribute to the development and implementation of efficient and innovative solutions to water challenges in South Africa. International corporations are a part of the network. Projects include Coca Cola which aims to improve its water efficiency in SA by 20% through reuse of water in the production. Nestlé participates in the network with an extensive information campaign about water conservation and monitoring of water use.

Partners: South African Ministry of Water and Sanitation, World Bank, IFC, WEF, SAB, Coca Cola, Anglo American, Sasol, Nestle, Eskom, South 32, Exxaro, SASA, Distell and Coca Cola Bottling Association hosted by the NEPAD Business Foundation