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Beverage Sector Sustainability Pros Discuss Water Reclaim, Reuse Barriers

Enhancing Water Reclaim & Reuse in the Beverage Sector
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Dwindling water quality. Increasing water scarcity. Lack of water access. These days, if there’s one thing in full supply in the world, it’s water-related challenges.

But solutions to these challenges do exist—and others are in the making. Solutions, however, often come with their own set of barriers. One such quandary is water reclaim and reuse—particularly in the beverage sector.

Caterpillar Foundation's Value of Water Video: Will RESTORE for Water

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The Caterpillar Foundation is on a mission to alleviate poverty. Through its work, the Foundation recognizes that water is one of the most critical basic needs of people and their communities. The Caterpillar Foundation, together with its global partners, launched the Value of Water campaign to raise awareness of the value of water and the impact of the global water crisis on community health, education and economics. Through partners like The Nature Conservancy, the Caterpillar Foundation is proud to support water conservation efforts because when nature thrives, people thrive. 

The Value Independent Certification Brings to Global Water Stewardship

By Rae Mindock, SCS Global Services
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Every year, World Water Week, a conference organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), brings together experts from around the world to discuss global water issues. This year’s event focused on Water, Ecosystems and Human Development, with discussions concentrating on how business, NGOs and government agencies are collaborating to address water-related challenges.

Creating Value From Waste: Together We Can

This week I had the pleasure of attending our first liner recycling event at the New Gallery of Art, in the Xuhui district of Shanghai.
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This week I had the pleasure of attending our first liner recycling event at the New Gallery of Art, in the Xuhui district of Shanghai.  At the event, we recognised and celebrated By-Health Co. Ltd., a China health supplements company, as the first brand owner to partner in the Avery Dennison Liner Recycling Program in China.

Groundbreaking Partnership for Environmentally Friendly Cruise Tourism in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

AIDA Cruises, the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, the Hanseatic and University City of Rostock and ROSTOCK PORT sign Declaration of Intend to jointly promote environmentally friendly and sustainable cruise shipping in Rostock.
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ROSTOCK, Germany, September 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - On September 11, 2018, around 280 executives of AIDA Cruises welcomed the prime minister of Mecklenburg- Western Pomerania, Manuela Schwesig at the AIDA Management Days in Rostock. The occasion was marked by the signing of a Declaration of Intend between AIDA Cruises, the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, the Hanseatic and University City of Rostock and ROSTOCK PORT to jointly promote environmentally friendly and sustainable cruise shipping in Rostock,.

The Avery Dennison Foundation Helps Clean Up the Ocean

“We take our commitment to environmental sustainability seriously, and our support of The Ocean Cleanup is the latest example of that."
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“We take our commitment to environmental sustainability seriously, and our support of The Ocean Cleanup is the latest example of that."

Plastic pollution in the world’s oceans is one of the biggest threats to our environment and impacts more than 600 marine species. Discarded trash, mostly comprised of single-use plastic, accumulates in five ocean garbage patches, the largest of which is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch located between Hawaii and California.

Bacardi Limited Aligns Corporate Responsibility Strategy to Include UN Sustainable Development Goals

Reporting of environmental achievements show significant reductions in water usage, greenhouse gas emissions intensity, and waste
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World Water Week: Companies Must Look Beyond Own Operations to Enhance Water Stewardship

GRI’s updated standard on water and effluents requires reporting impacts in the value chain
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STOCKHOLM, August 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Access to freshwater is essential for all life, and a human right recognized by the United Nations. However, millions of people around the world suffer from water scarcity, poor water quality, and inadequate sanitation. Companies operating in areas with water stress have an urgent responsibility to track their impacts, to make informed decisions that trigger meaningful action.

Good Sanitation: How Toilets Can Help Children Learn for Longer

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In many schools in India, a lack of clean, safe toilets isn’t just a matter of convenience - they can make the difference between a girl receiving the education or being forced to stay at home.

“Parents don’t feel secure sending their daughters to school when there are no sanitation facilities,” Puja Dangi, a secondary school teacher in Nangal Kheri explains.

Improving Access to Water and Sanitation Facilities in Schools and Communities in India

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Nestlé India has supported the building of sanitation facilities for female students in schools near its factories since 2009.

430 facilities have been built to date, giving 150,000 girls access to modern toilets and the opportunity to lead healthier lives, as well as pursue their academic dreams.

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