Paul Reig, Senior Manager, Aqueduct And Corporate Engagement; The World Resources Institute (WRI)
Paul is responsible for managing WRI's corporate engagement on water and Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas. As a thought leader in corporate water stewardship and data analytics, his work helps to drive sustainable business growth in a water-constrained world. Throughout his career, Paul has assisted numerous companies across sectors—including food and beverage, IT, oil & gas, consumer goods, and apparel—with enterprise water risk assessments and water strategy innovation. Paul is also deeply involved in shaping corporate water disclosure standards and ESG water risk ratings as member of the CDP Water Advisory Council, Global Reporting Initiative 303: Water and Effluents Standard Project Working Group, and Calvert Investments Water Advisory Group.
Paul has authored and coauthored numerous publications, including the Exploring the Case for Context-based Corporate Water Targets, From Doing Better to Doing Enough: Anchoring Corporate Sustainability Targets in Science, Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines, and Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risk, to name a few. Prior to joining WRI, Paul spent four years managing a wide range of watershed restoration projects throughout the US States of Virginia and North Carolina. Paul also spent time in Latin America working on environmental and social impact assessments for global energy and mining companies.
Paul grew up in Barcelona, and holds a MS in Water Resources Management from McGill University in Montreal, a BS in Environmental and Agricultural Biology from the University of Navarra, in Pamplona, Spain, as well as a Certificate in Project Management from Georgetown University. Paul is an avid sailor, and enjoys spending his free time boppin' around his workshop and outdoors with his family.