william sarni

Will has been providing sustainability and environmental consulting services to private- and public-sector enterprises for more than three decades, with a focus on developing and implementing corporate-wide sustainability strategies, as well as broad based climate and water programs. He has managed complex projects throughout the United States, Europe and Asia, working with some of the world’s most recognizable brands. He has extensive experience in the development of water stewardship programs including water footprinting, water risk mapping, goal setting, collaboration strategies, and reporting and disclosure of water related risks and opportunities. In addition, he was the project leader in developing the environmental sustainability performance methodology for the 2011 Best Global Green Brands and understands how sustainability can build brand value. An internationally recognized thought leader on sustainability and corporate water strategies, he is the author of Greening Brownfields: Remediation through Sustainable Development (McGraw Hill; http://tiny.cc/4611v) and contributed to Environmental Regulation of Colorado Real Property (Bradford Publishing). He is the author of the recently published, Corporate Water Strategies (Earthscan; http://tinyurl.com/22w3lxl) and the forthcoming book, Water Tech – A Guide to Innovation and Business Opportunities (Earthscan 2012). Sarni is the Deloitte Project Lead for the 2011 CDP Water Disclosure sponsorship and the Deloitte Technical Lead for the IBLF and CEO Water Mandate “Water Action Hub” project. He is a member of the CDP Water Disclosure Water Advisory Council and an Advisor to the University of Cambridge Natural Capital Leaders Platform project, “The right value for externalities” focused on the real value of water. Specialties Sustainability and water stewardship strategy development. Experience in water technology evaluation and water strategy implementation.