Energy-Water Nexus Toolkit: Resources and Best Practices for Using Energy and Water Efficiently


Understanding the interconnectivity between water and energy is crucial to business success and resilience. Our recent report, the Energy-Water Nexus Toolkit, offers practical and mechanical solutions to immediately address the challenges.

Water and Energy systems are intertwined. Producing one involves the consumption of the other. This relationship is often referred to as the Energy-Water Nexus, and ensuring that those resources are being used efficiently is an important aspect to increasing resilience.


The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) and the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO Group) have partnered to design this toolkit to help businesses make informed decisions about how to approach nexus projects.

Topics featured in the report include:

  • Overview of the Energy-Water Nexus
  • Practical solutions and new technologies
  • Management of synergies between CSR, Sustainability, and Operations staff

Access the full report to learn how business can avoid economic costs of energy and water usage, improve its local reputation, and strengthen its value chain.

Additionally, the report features over 30 case studies, highlighting best practices from companies including The Dow Chemical Company, FedEx, Hilton Worldwide, Lockheed Martin, MGM Resorts International, Microsoft, MillerCoors, Shell, The Walt Disney Company, and more. Explore our research publications.