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Ecolab Helped Businesses Conserve 161 Billion Gallons of Water in 2016

2016 Corporate Sustainability Report highlights commitment to transforming business
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ST. PAUL, Minn., June 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In 2016, Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, helped customers save 161 billion gallons of water at more than one million locations around the world.  These savings, equivalent to the annual drinking water needs of more than 558 million people, are highlighted in the company’s 2016 Corporate Sustainability Report, issued today. The report profiles Ecolab's commitment to helping customers preserve fresh water and reduce energy use and waste, as well as improving the company’s own operations.

Caterpillar Inc.: Building Better

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For more than 90 years, Caterpillar’s business has been about building better — better lives, better communities and, ultimately, a better world. Click here to learn more in the 2016 Sustainability Report.

Xylem Germany Volunteers Participate in Instream Restoration

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Xylem Germany's Langenhagen team recently supported the company's Xylem Watermark program, volunteering to work on instream restoration in Mecklenheider Forst.

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Why Leading Businesses Today are Focusing on Climate Resiliency

It's time to Re-imagine sustainability
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Climate change has the potential to slow our economic growth in the coming decades as temperature changes could reduce incomes globally by roughly 23 percent by 2100.

Caterpillar 2016 Sustainability Report | Letter from Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby

Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby highlights examples of how we’re building better through natural infrastructure, circular economy practices and energy access, as well as our sustainability practices within the company.
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Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby highlights examples of how we’re building better through natural infrastructure, circular economy practices and energy access, as well as our sustainability practices within the company. 

For more than 90 years, caterpillar has been building better: better lives, better communities and, ultimately, a better world. Our customers use our equipment to develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets that improve living standards and make sustainable progress possible around the world.

Water's New Normal

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Cindy Wallis-Lage, President of Black & Veatch’s water business, discusses the importance of industry collaboration for more sustainable water systems. Adapting to climate change, exploring integrated planning and engaging with ratepayers are just some of the ways water leaders are evolving in their "new normal."

Black & Veatch: Water Utility Leaders Driving Toward Sustainability

Latest Strategic Directions Report examines role of data analytics and true cost of delivery
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, June 6, 2017/3BL Media/ – Customer education, infrastructure modernization and the use of data analytics will be key tools to overcoming the water industry’s perennial challenges posed by aging infrastructure.

Celebrating World Environment Day with Product Innovations

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Today marks the United Nation’s World Environment Day, a day designed to encourage worldwide awareness and action for environmental protection. But this day is more than just a personal celebration of environmental action. It’s an opportunity to recognize that environmental excellence is not just corporate social responsibility, but a critical business driver to foster growth and create value.

Cox and The Trust For Public Land Launch Louisiana’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes Awards Program

Call for nominations; $20,000 to be donated to local environmental nonprofits
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LOUISIANA, June 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, today launched Louisiana’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes program to honor local environmental volunteers.

Xylem Honored for Engaging Colleagues in Service Around the Globe

Xylem Watermark received the Gold Halo Award in the Employee Engagement category
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RYE BROOK, N.Y., June 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, announced today it has been honored by Engage for Good (formerly the Cause Marketing Forum) with the Gold Halo Award in the Employee Engagement category. 

The Halo Awards are North America’s highest honor for corporate social initiatives and cause marketing. The award looks at social good campaigns and initiatives targeted at employees and/or consumers involving a company and a cause. 

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