The CBSA and other members of the Climate Resilient Sanitation Coalition call for sanitation as a climate solution on World Toilet Day 2023.
CBSA and its members featured prominently throughout this conference where we had numerous interesting and thought-provoking discussions. Read about the three key issues that gave us pause for thought.
The surprising adaptation and mitigation benefits of actively managing sanitation: a win-win for unlocking climate finance
The climate crisis demands urgent action across all sectors to reduce emissions and adapt to changing climatic conditions and sanitation is no exception. While there are no quick fixes, emerging research shows that actively managed services such as container-based sanitation benefit both adaptation and mitigation and should have the potential to secure valuable – and so far, elusive – sources of climate finance.
Are you heading to the 1st IWA NSS conference? Join us in an array of sessions throughout the conference to learn and discuss container based sanitation.
Reflections and key messages from a ‘Flush with Success’, a roundtable co-hosted by Cranfield School of Management, Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor and the CBSA looking at how small and medium-sized social enterprises (SMSE) can help to meet enormous global sanitation challenges.
In 2022, the CBSA worked with the carbon finance consultancy South Pole on a feasibility study to understand whether carbon credits could become a viable income stream for sanitation providers and help to reduce the funding gap. Our new briefing paper summarises the study’s findings, which found that carbon credits can generate revenue for actively managed sanitation but that several obstacles hinder the full potential.
CBSA is pleased to welcome three new affiliate members with a range of service models operating in francophone Africa, South Africa and the UK.
CBSA welcomes UN-Habitat’s recently published Global Report on Sanitation and Wastewater Management in Cities and Human Settlements and its urgent call to integrate sanitation and wastewater management with wider urban development.
The CBSA and its members are convening several exciting sessions at this year’s World Water Week. We look forward to seeing you there! Sessions co-convened by the CBSA Wed 24 Aug 20:00-21:20 CESTOnline ‘Service Subsidy’ for Water Efficient and Pro-Poor Business ModelsWe will look at decentralized models of service delivery Read more…
The Container Based Sanitation Alliance (CBSA) is excited to announce that our first Executive Director, Rémi Kaupp, has officially started his role with us in June. Rémi comes to us from WaterAid, where he was Urban Sanitation Advisor and has been a CBS-fan for a long time. He says: “I am very excited Read more…