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Water Value Creation Tool

BCG’s market-tested analytical tool generates a library of strategic moves for water value creation.

The water market is undergoing significant changes, forcing players to make strategic moves to improve their core business and reshape their competitive positioning. In response, BCG has developed the Water Value Creation Tool, an analytical framework that generates a library of strategic moves for water players to guide their value creation efforts. 

The tool is based on extensive market analysis and interviews with professional investors, academics, and BCG clients. It provides a qualitative assessment of strategic moves made by water players that clearly identifies levers for success and sources of failure.

In particular, the tool examines five potential strategic directions that may be taken by water players to create value, depending on the company’s current market position:

  1. Enter new spaces. Define new business models; enter new markets. 
  2. Expand. Pursue adjacent markets or segments; bet on growth trends. 
  3. Reinforce. Improve position and operational drivers; focus the business. 
  4. Reposition. Develop sustainable fixes for low-return positions.
  5. Restructure the portfolio. Strategically divest; monetize assets; control, but don’t own, resources.

The Water Value Creation Tool can help organizations focus their value creation strategy and guide initiatives such as portfolio shifts, commercial improvements, organizational review, leadership programs, and financial adjustments.

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