Localized water treatment infrastructure

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Localized water treatment infrastructure
SectorMost major industry classification systems use sources of revenue as their basis for classifying companies into specific sectors, subsectors and industries. In order to group like companies based on their sustainability-related risks and opportunities, SASB created the Sustainable Industry Classification System® (SICS®) and the classification of sectors, subsectors and industries in the SDG Investor Platform is based on SICS.
Infrastructure
Utilities
Business Model Description

Invest in self-sufficient private water treatment plants adjacent to or embedded into large institutional facilities like social housing, hospitals and schools

Expected Impact

Serve millions of individuals and significantly reduce water-borne disease risk

Indicative ReturnDescribes the rate of growth an investment is expected to generate within the IOA. The indicative return is identified for the IOA by establishing its Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Return of Investment (ROI) or Gross Profit Margin (GPM).
> 25% (in IRR)
Investment TimeframeDescribes the time period in which the IOA will pay-back the invested resources. The estimate is based on asset expected lifetime as the IOA will start generating accumulated positive cash-flows.
Short Term (0–5 years)
Market SizeDescribes the value of potential addressable market of the IOA. The market size is identified for the IOA by establishing the value in USD, identifying the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) or providing a numeric unit critical to the IOA.
> USD 1 billion
Average Ticket Size (USD)Describes the USD amount for a typical investment required in the IOA.
> USD 10 million
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Good health and well-being (SDG 3) Clean water and sanitation (SDG 6) Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (SDG 9)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Reduced Inequalities (SDG 10) No Poverty (SDG 1) Gender Equality (SDG 5) Decent Work and Economic Growth (SDG 8) Sustainable Cities and Communities (SDG 11)
Sector Sources
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IOA Sources
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