A context-based metric for assessing the ecological sustainability of an organization’s water use.
Based on the context-based approach to sustainability measurement and reporting developed by the Center for Sustainable Organizations (www.sustainableorganizations.org)
- Consumption is measured against an allocation of available renewable supplies at the facility level
- A watershed-centric approach
- Spreadsheet-based metric
- GIS for spatial analysis using meteorological, topographical, population and economic datasets from scientific and gov’t sources