ISO 14046 Water Footprint Awareness Course

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Water Footprint (WFP) is an indicator of climate change risk management after Carbon Footprint. Since quality and quantity of freshwater in the water cycle are continuously deteriorating, business owners are responsible to conserve such resources by analyzing where water is consumed and how water could be saved with the aid of ISO 14046:2014 Standard. Life cycle perspective provides a holistic view of water consumption and pollution caused by a business or a product, using information obtained from operations owned (direct) and outsourced (indirect) along the supply chain.


1)Global water crisis and the importance of water management
2)Briefing of Business and Product Water Footprint
3)Explanation and application of WFP Assessment
4)Concept and significance of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
5)Introduction of the ISO 14046:2014 Standard

SGS-approved ISO 14046 tutor with considerable field and theoretical water footprint assessment background.


CERTIFICATION (Attendance: 100%):
Delegates who successfully completed the course will be issued a certificate by SGS Hong Kong Limited.


Venue: T.S.T. / Wan Chai / Sheung Wan Training Centre / TBC
Medium: Cantonese supplemented with English material

*Early Bird Price will be offered to participant whose enrolment is made one month prior to the course or online booking


The objective of course is to understand the basics of WFP accounting and its applicability to corporate water management, as well as to assist businesses to plan and implement water conservation policies and replenishment programs.


  • Acquire knowledge in WFP and associated assessment under ISO 14046:2014 framework;
  • Give clear directions to operational processes, implementation control, self-evaluation and development of water management strategies for business owners;
  • Understand the focus, planning and operation of water policies based on WPF assessment through two-way communication with the instructor, and experience-sharing with other delegates from different industry sectors.


  • Delegates responsible for corporate social responsibilities and sustainability issues
  • Delegates responsible for water footprint management
  • Delegates interested in water footprint assessment

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