Giulio Boccaletti

Giulio Boccaletti is Managing Director of Global Freshwater at The Nature Conservancy.

Giulio's Posts

Overcoming the Water Wars

April 25th, 2014

A model for cooperation in the Colorado River Basin has the potential to transform the nature of the water problem in the Western U.S. -- while also transforming nature itself. More

In an Increasingly Unpredictable World, We Must Secure Nature to Secure our Water

February 21st, 2014

As a balmy Sochi Olympics wraps up, other parts of the world grapple with droughts and the "polar vortex." What does this mean for our water supplies? In this reality, writes Dr. Giulio Boccaletti, the role of nature in securing a sustainable water future becomes critically important. More

Scaling Up Water Sustainability

February 3rd, 2014

As countries around the globe look to scale up water sustainability, Dr. Giulio Boccaletti argues that protecting natural infrastructure -- lakes, aquifers and wetlands -- is in many cases the most cost-effective option to provide clean water. More

NGO Recruiters are Overlooking Expert Talent

November 27th, 2013

Many environmental NGOs need to shift from hiring for tasks, to sourcing talent, says the Director of Global Freshwater for The Nature Conservancy. More

The World’s New Megacities Must Be the Drivers of the ‘Smart’ Water Revolution

November 13th, 2013

As cities grow to tens of millions strong, accelerated urbanization coupled with concerns for water security is energizing the "smart" water tech market. More

Could Markets Make Our Water Use More Sustainable?

September 9th, 2013

Markets are not the solution to all water problems, but offer an example of the innovation needed for sustainable management of this precious resource. More

It’s a Mistake for NGOs Not to Engage with Hydropower Companies

August 20th, 2013

Hydropower may be controversial, but NGOs must engage with the hydropower community to ensure the impact is positive, says our managing director of global freshwater. More

Nature Needs New Financial Solutions

July 25th, 2013

When it comes to water, an emerging theme is beginning to play out: investing in nature is a smart development strategy. More

Water Stewardship, Business Leadership

July 19th, 2013

The world's water crisis isn't actually about water, says the Conservancy's Global Freshwater Director. The crisis is really about us and our capacity to invest and manage water for the long term. More

Nature’s Silent Currency

March 21st, 2013

In a world of seven billion people – with three billion new consumers coming on stage by 2030 – finding a more effective model for water will require a suite of solutions. And nature is the common thread. More

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