GIST Green Infrastructure Support Tool

Water is a key input to nearly everything made on the planet. So we co-created the initial Earth Genome tool — The Green Infrastructure Support Tool, or GIST, focused on revealing options for corporate decisions on water use — by engaging with seven global corporations (under the auspices of WBCSD) for whom water is integral.


  • PDF outputs that make it easy for non-technical users to quickly understand the insights
  • End-user specified criteria and insights
  • Visualization that puts the results into a user-friendly, map-based interface showing data in real-time

Main Features

  • Data that mashes up 40 datasets, including from NOAA, USGS, NASA, EPA and others
  • World-class hydrological science applied to interpret the data

Primary Audience

  • Large corporations
  • Water infrastructure providers