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Celebrating World Water Day: Companies Making Waves in Water Stewardship

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Water is the essence of life. Yet, for many, this basic human right is rapidly drying up. With climate change dramatically affecting rainfall patterns and water availability, the global water crisis is intensifying in many parts of the world. Today, more than 650 million people still lack access to safe drinking water sources, while another 2.4 billion do not have access to basic water sanitation.

The Importance of Global LGBT Inclusive Initiatives

By: Catalyst
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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees constitute a sizeable global workforce population, and more than ever, leading companies are acknowledging their contributions. With many global organizations now focused on building inclusive cultures in which all employees feel engaged and valued, LGBT issues are becoming a critical priority in workplaces around the world.

Recognizing World Water Day

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World Water Day 2017 asks the question "Why Waste Water?" and highlights the linkages between water, wastewater, and sustainable development. At Weatherford, we are committed to doing business in a sustainable manner and protecting the environments in which we live and operate. In line with this commitment, we are observing World Water Day on March 22 to encourage the proper management of water resources by reducing, reusing, and recycling water wherever possible.

Women of Color are Working Against the Odds

by Liz Fedor
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After earning her MBA from the University of Michigan, Pilar Cruz joined Cargill in 2002 instead of returning to a banking position in her native Colombia. She has risen through the management ranks at Cargill and held leadership positions for the company in Canada, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and England.

Inclusive Business Maturity Toolkit: How Inclusive is Your Business?

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Following on from the successful launch of Uncharted Waters, a report jointly published by Business Call to Action (BCtA), UNDP and Deloitte in October 2016, BCtA has now launche

A Graduated Approach to Intellectual Property

We have expanded our approach to filing and enforcing patents to reflect a country's economic maturity.
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In 2016, we expanded our existing approach to filing and enforcing patents to ensure we balance the need to protect our intellectual property with a country’s economic maturity.

Tetra Tech Celebrates World Water Day

Joining the global community to address the global water crisis
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On March 22, 2017, Tetra Tech joins the global community in celebrating the 24th annual World Water Day. Tetra Tech is firmly committed to the World Water Day mission of taking action to address the global water crisis. Each year, World Water Day highlights a specific aspect of freshwater. This year’s theme—Why Wastewater?—focuses on achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 target to reduce proportion of untreated wastewater by 50 percent and increase water recycling and safe reuse.

The Value of Smart City Initiatives Offer New Twist on Old Question of Affordability

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Black & Veatch’s 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report reinforces lessons learned in the past year—although governments and municipalities believe strongly in the smart city model, they continue to struggle to fund these efforts.

Pentair Advances Sustainable Water Solutions

Collaboration with University of California, Davis supports World Water Day commitment; aligns with company’s continued efforts to deliver innovative water and wastewater solutions for municipal, industrial, residential and commercial customers
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LONDON – March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Pentair, a global leader in sustainable water solutions, announced today, World Water Day 2017, its collaboration with the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science at University of California, Davis (UC-Davis), to advance water stewardship in food and beverage processing.

Centrica Launches Responsible Business Update 2016

International energy and services company, Centrica plc, has launched its Responsible Business Update 2016, which shows how they are delivering their purpose: ‘to satisfy the changing needs of our customers’.
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In the Update, Centrica demonstrates how they are responding to the rapidly changing world of energy to give customers what they want – more choice, more control, more affordable energy and increasingly, lower carbon.

To do this, they are repositioning Centrica to focus on growing the distinctive capabilities of its customer-facing businesses and they are doing so as a responsible business.

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