Alliance for Water Stewardship

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Alliance for Water Stewardship

Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) ignites and nurtures global and local leadership in credible water stewardship that recognizes and secures the social, cultural, environmental and economic value of freshwater. AWS is a global network dedicated to advancing and deepening the impact of credible water stewardship. Through our collaborative work we inspire water users and managers to be responsible stewards of our freshwater resources.

ISEAL Code Compliant designates members who have successfully undergone independent evaluations against the ISEAL Codes of Good Practice in Standards-Setting, Assurance and Impacts.

Independent Evaluations to the ISEAL Standards-Setting Code
Previous assessment

As a result of this independent evaluation, AWS made the following improvements to how they set their standards:

  • Published processes to allow for the formal feedback on their standard

  • Improved how it communicates with its stakeholders during and after its standards revision process

Independent Evaluations to the ISEAL Assurance Code
Previous assessment
Next assessment

As a result of this independent evaluation, AWS made the following improvements to their assurance system:

  • AWS set up a Task Force to analyse risks to the integrity of the assurance system and agree management and mitigation measures

  • Implemented measures to ensure regular review and improvement of its assurance system

  • Introduced measures to improve their oversight of their assurance providers

Independent Evaluations to the ISEAL Impacts Code
Previous assessment
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As a result of this independent evaluation, AWS made the following improvements to their M&E system:

  • Introduced mechanisms to better identify and consult with stakeholders on the development of their M&E system

  • Introduced indicators to monitor possible unintended effects of applying AWS’s standards

  • Started work aimed at producing a performance monitoring report and impact study