Yolanda Kakabadse (WWF): We need to balance Asia’s wealth of human and natural capital.
Kakabadse: No one can do it alone. Through partnership, we can do better.
Khalid Mohtadullah (GWP): Treaties will only work if there is good will between the countries that are part of the treaties.
Shahriar Wahid (ICIMOD): Ecosystem services and benefit sharing mechanisms are needed between upstream and downstream communities.
Wahid: We need to Revitalize, Reinforce, Reunite, Redesign and Rebrand for effective mountain development.
Ms. Jian-hua Meng (WWF): Hydropower is renewable, potentially sustainable but threat to freshwater ecosystem.
Laila Petrie (WWF): Getting water is a fundamental right, but paying for water is also a fundamental obligation.
Petrie: Water stewardship is going beyond your own fence line.
Mr. Felix Ockborn (H&M): It’s not enough to be a clean fish in a dirty pond.