Dr. Vörösmarty’s research centers on human-environment interactions. He has led several teams, executing interdisciplinary studies using earth system models depicting the Northeastern U.S., developed and analyzed databases of reservoir construction worldwide and how they generate downstream coastal zone risks, and assessed global threats to human water security and aquatic biodiversity. He provides scientific guidance to a variety of U.S. and international water consortia. Including founding member and, from 2004-14, co-Chair of the Global Water System Project and he helped to design its follow-on, the Sustainable Water Future Programme. He has served on an array of national panels. He is spearheading efforts to develop global-scale indicators of water stress and has been working with chief U.N. delegates who are negotiating the Sustainable Development Goals on water. Recent work is aimed at introducing quantifiable metrics on corporate environmental performance into investment decisions made by the private sector within the impact investing domain.