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Water, sanitation and hygiene implementation at the workplace : pledge and guiding principles

This publication includes a set of guiding principles that will support companies in their efforts to implement water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) at the workplace. Companies are invited to commit to these principles by signing the WBCSD Pledge for Access to Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene at
the Workplace. This Pledge aims to secure appropriate access to safe WASH for all employees in all premises under direct company control.

The guiding principles aim to support companies in the implementation of the Pledge and provide:

  • A suggested process for companies to follow to provide access to safe WASH for employees (aiming to be integrated in existing water stewardship, health and safety, and/or other internal processes)
  • Agreed points of reference on what represents leading practice in providing access to safe WASH in different workplaces
  • Suggestions for educational and behavioral change activities necessary to ensure the sustainability of an adequate WASH provision model
  • A tool to facilitate self-assessment by businesses against the points of reference; and 
  • Eaxmples of the potential economic benefits of improving access to safe WASH for employees.

 

TitleWater, sanitation and hygiene implementation at the workplace : pledge and guiding principles
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsWorld Business Council for Sustainable Development
Pagination44 p. : 6 fig., 3 tab.
Date Published08/2013
PublisherWorld Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Place PublishedGeneva, Switzerland
Publication LanguageEnglish
ISBN Number978-2-940521-13-5
Abstract

This publication includes a set of guiding principles that will support companies in their efforts to implement water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) at the workplace. Companies are invited to commit to these principles by signing the WBCSD Pledge for Access to Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene at
the Workplace. This Pledge aims to secure appropriate access to safe WASH for all employees in all premises under direct company control.

The guiding principles aim to support companies in the implementation of the Pledge and provide:

  • A suggested process for companies to follow to provide access to safe WASH for employees (aiming to be integrated in existing water stewardship, health and safety, and/or other internal processes)
  • Agreed points of reference on what represents leading practice in providing access to safe WASH in different workplaces
  • Suggestions for educational and behavioral change activities necessary to ensure the sustainability of an adequate WASH provision model
  • A tool to facilitate self-assessment by businesses against the points of reference; and 
  • Eaxmples of the potential economic benefits of improving access to safe WASH for employees.

 

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