Challenge: Water scarcity is posing an increasing threat to Australia and beyond.
In the already arid expanses of Western Australia, growing industry and population is coming to terms with the effects of climate change. 


Action: A 48-hour hackathon, tapping into the sharpest minds in Australia
This was no ordinary hackathon. To crack this wicked problem, we brought together leaders from resource, industry and technology sectors for two days of of intense investigation and ideation.  Using our robust innovation framework and drawing on subject matter experts, the group had everything they needed to get to the root causes and start solving from the ground up.

Results: In just 48 hours, 30 brilliant minds produced the content for four separate business cases for water scarcity solutions that South32 can drive forward.

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