Time and again, movies have flirted with the idea of a dystopian world brought on by environmental changes. In many of these, humans are shown suffering the consequences of having ravaged natural resources for centuries.
But it’s not just individuals that stand to suffer as the Earth’s resources deplete. Big business, especially in certain industries, is set to feel the pinch too, cautions a new report by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS).
Last year, the world’s top mining companies warned that water scarcity poses a severe risk to the industry. The food and beverage industry isn’t immune to this either. The French town of Vittel, which is the source of Nestle’s popular mineral water brand, is reportedly at the risk of running dry.