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Published on Thursday, 09 May 2013

Cotton linked to US$1.9 trillion ‘true’ water cost

Written by Stacey Dove

True cost of water reportSHANGHAI – The global unpaid environmental cost of water consumption by production and processing businesses is an estimated US$1.9 trillion, with part of the cost linked to drought causing cotton price volatility, according to new research for the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Business Coalition.


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