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Climate Action: Sodexo Confirms Its 34% Carbon Emissions Reduction Target by 2025 With Approval From the Science Based Targets Initiative, Joining Global Call-to-Action

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PARIS, September 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, confirmed its objective to reduce its carbon emissions by 34% by 2025 (base year 2017) with approval from the Science Based Targets initiative, joining the global movement of leading companies aligning their businesses with the most ambitious aim of the Paris Agreement, to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C above

Pentair Corporate Responsibility Report Showcases Smart, Sustainable Water Solutions

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LONDON, September 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Global water treatment company Pentair announces the release of its 2018 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report, highlighting its efforts to make a positive impact on the health of the world with its people, resources, technology and values focused on its mission of delivering smart, sustainable water solutions.

Tackling Sustainable Development Goal 6: How Beverage Industry Giants Are Accelerating Water Action Through Collaboration

How Beverage Giants Are Tackling SDG 6 Through Collaboration
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ABInBev. American Beverage Association. Bacardi. Beam Suntory. Brown-Forman. Carlsberg Group. Constellation Brands. Diageo. HEINEKEN. Keurig Dr. Pepper. Molson Coors and MillerCoors. Ocean Spray. PepsiCo. Pernod Ricard. The Coca-Cola Company.

These 16 companies are industry giants, delivering nearly every corner of the world with thirst-quenching drinkables of every variety. On the streets, these companies are competing for consumer affections and loyalty. But behind the scenes, they’re tackling one of our world’s most pressing challenges: water.

Water Equity in Western Honduras and Beyond

Learn how we’re observing World Water Week at Pentair
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by Marybeth Thorsgaard

It’s World Water Week—an annual opportunity to collaborate on global water issues and the ways we all contribute to the state of water around the world. Established nearly 30 years ago by Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), World Water Week brings together activists, policymakers, and businesses to address the world’s most pressing global water issues.

Nestlé Waters North America’s Stanwood, Mich., Bottling Facility Achieves Alliance for Water Stewardship Gold Certification

Certification by independent entity SCS Global Services reaffirms company’s water stewardship efforts
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STANWOOD, Mich., August 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ –  Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA) is pleased to announce that its Stanwood bottling facility in Michigan has received Gold certification under the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) International Water Stewardship Standard, the company’s second facility awarded this certification.

Kimberly-Clark, Deltares and Western Cape Government Reconvene to Transform Water Data into Solutions

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Last week, on the eve of World Water Week, Cape Town businesses, government and nongovernmental organizations gathered for a second water risk workshop to make determinations about what solutions to the water crisis in the region exist, and whether they actually mitigate water risk. 

Context-Based Targets Bring a Scientific Approach to Water Management

Word by Mary Mazzoni
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This article series is sponsored by AEG and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

In 2015, when the United Nations issued the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it called on business, government and civil society to “ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.” But societal and environmental factors—from industrialization to climate change—may make accomplishing this goal increasingly difficult, recent research shows. 

Water for All

Safe water, sanitation and hygiene matters
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Jumping in the shower each morning, or taking a bath, is something many of us take for granted. After all, access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is a basic human right.

Changing How We Grow Rice Today, Can Save Us Water Tomorrow

By Ian Knight, Global Sustainability Senior Manager at Mars, Incorporated
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Water. It’s one of the most precious global resources.

This World Water Week, I’ve been hosting a panel on behalf of Mars at Stockholm International Water Institute’s (SIWI) Conference. The panel, which included Global Sustainable Sourcing Manager for Mars Food Louke Koopmans, has been talking about why it’s important that businesses like ours take responsibility to use water wisely in our operations and in our supply chains.

When Water is the Product, How Do We Afford Sustainability?

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By Andrew Chastain-Howley, Director of Water Solutions, Atonix Digital

Few appreciate the cost of water like commercial facilities and industrial manufacturers. Many of them are selling a product that requires water as part of the larger infrastructure setup that ultimately results in consumer goods. Take for instance food and beverage makers, for whom water is the good. Or paper and pulp companies, whose dry products rely almost exclusively on water.

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