Wastewater Treatment Plants

Wastewater Treatment Plants
Wastewater Treatment Plants
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.
Waste Management
Business Model Description

Invest in the construction, operation, and modernization of wastewater treatment facilities.

Expected Impact

Wastewater treatment investments reduce the deterioriation of surface water quality stemming from insufficient waste management and improve access to quality water for urban and rural communities, also protecting the marine fauna given treated discharge.

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.
Medium Term (5–10 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 100 million - 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.
Clean water and sanitation (SDG 6)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (SDG 9) Climate Action (SDG 13) Life Below Water (SDG 14)
Sector Sources
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IOA Sources
  • 15) GEF, 2021. MED: Tunisia Northern Tunis Wastewater Project. https://www.thegef.org/project/med-tunisia-northern-tunis-wastewater-project 16) Afrik21, 2020. TUNISIA: 10 wastewater treatment plants to be upgraded soon. https://www.afrik21.africa/en/tunisia-10-wastewater-treatment-plants-to-be-upgraded-soon/ 17) Afrik21, 2021. TUNISIA: the new Sabikha wastewater treatment plant serves 9,000 people. https://www.afrik21.africa/en/tunisia-the-new-sabikha-wastewater-treatment-plant-serves-9000-people/ 18) African Development Bank, 2017. Sustainable Development Report of Abu Rawash Wastewater Treatment Plant Appraisal Report. https://www.afdb.org/fileadmin/uploads/afdb/Documents/Project-and-Operations/Egypt_-_Sustainable_Development_of_Abu_Rawash_Wastewater_Treatment_Plant__Abu-Rawash-WWTP_.pdf 19) Storymaps, 2021. Protest in Tunisia over Widespread Water Contamination. https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/57dc4030b8dd4ef7a2bf99a02f7a237b 20) OrientXXI, 2021. Tunisie. La rareté de l’eau, un débat pour noyer le poisson. https://orientxxi.info/magazine/tunisie-la-rarete-de-l-eau-un-debat-pour-noyer-le-poisson,4860 21) ONAS, 2021. Realized Projects. http://www.onas.nat.tn/Fr/page.php?code=42 22) Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2021. Sustainable Development Report 2021. Tunisia Profile. https://dashboards.sdgindex.org/profiles/tunisia 23) UN, 2021. SDG6 Data Tunisia. https://www.sdg6data.org/country-or-area/tunisia#anchor_6.3.1 24) PS Eau, 2021. Les Enjeux De L’Eau et L’assainissement. https://www.pseau.org/outils/ouvrages/ps_eau_fiche_pays_tunisie_2021.pdf 25) L'Economiste Maghrébin, 2020. MedProgramme: modernisation de dix stations d’épuration en Tunisie. https://www.leconomistemaghrebin.com/2020/07/01/medprogramme-modernisation-de-dix-stations-depuration-en-tunisie/ 26) Ministry of Agriculture, 2013. L'Alimentation en Eau Potable et L'Assainissement en Tunisie. https://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Issues/Water/Handbook/Tunisia.pdf