The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard is the first comprehensive global benchmark for responsible water stewardship. It provides guidance to major water users and managers seeking to assure responsible water governance, sustainable water balance, good water quality, and healthy water-related sites and values. Join companies in the agriculture, food and beverage, and manufacturing sectors who have already begun implementing this standard.
You can also choose from any of SCS’ complementary services for even more cost-effective service and reduced audit fatigue, such as carbon footprint measurement and verification under a variety of internationally recognized programs, responsible sourcing advisory and verification for your supply chain, FSC responsible forestry certification, and more.
Getting certified under the AWS standard helps organizations:
We are happy to assist you address your needs, evaluate your responsible water management processes, and guide you through the certification process. Typical steps are as follows:
Alliance for Water Stewardship Certification Process
Alliance for Water Stewardship Consulting Process