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Pentair Expands Efforts to Increase Access to Sustainable, Safe Water

To commemorate World Water Day 2019, Pentair announces its latest collaboration with Shining Hope for Communities to fund a clean water project in Nairobi, Kenya
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LONDON, United Kingdom, March 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – In its continued efforts to transform the way safe water is sustainably delivered to people in need, global water treatment company Pentair and the Pentair Foundation today announced a new collaboration with Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) to deliver clean water to the people living in Mathare, an impoverished settlement in Nairobi, Kenya.

Ecolab-GreenBiz Survey Finds Corporations Still Struggle to Translate Water Goals Into Action on the Ground

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ST. PAUL, Minn., March 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – There is a growing sense of urgency about water scarcity as a business risk, but almost half of all companies don’t have a plan to achieve their water reduction targets. That is the key finding of a new survey conducted by Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, and the sustainability news and research organization GreenBiz.

This School is Serving as a Sustainable Safe Haven for 240 Girls in Ghana

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Ghana's Volta region has the lowest quality education in the country, and lack of facilities means 87% of girls in primary school do not continue to secondary school. 

Tetra Tech partnered with Voices of African Mothers and Cornell University Sustainable Design’s Sustainable Education Ghana to give girls a safe and sustainable place to receive an education. Watch the video above to learn more about this project and partnership.

The first classroom unit is slated to open in 2019.

3BL Media is Tetra Tech's partner in purpose.​

Ecolab Launches Smart Water Navigator to Help Companies Improve Water Management

Free online tool helps companies bridge gap between setting corporate targets for reducing water use and achieving them
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ST. PAUL, Minn., March 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, today launched the Ecolab Smart Water Navigator, a free online tool to help businesses throughout the world improve water management at their facilities in the face of growing global water scarcity.

New Black & Veatch Water and Wastewater Report Provides Insight into Water Rates in Top 50 U.S. Cities

Report offers benchmarking data to help cities, utilities plan for financial resilience
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Across the U.S., water and wastewater management is gaining greater attention as cities and utilities grapple with rising rates for water and sewer services, the direct result of aging infrastructure, rising operational costs, evolving capital funding mechanisms and regulatory requirements.

Reducing Emissions at System, Project and Local Levels

Laying the Groundwork for Low-Carbon Sustainable Development and Entrepreneurship
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VMware pioneers solutions that help build a low-carbon economy that’s radically more efficient. By creating advanced technology, we break down barriers to enable low-carbon growth with the potential to transform how businesses, governments and communities meet their energy needs. Our long-term focus is changing the world’s relationship with energy and how we use it. That starts with creating solutions that reduce carbon emissions at system, project and local levels and finding ways to bridge all three.

Utilizing Micro-Enterprise to Sustain Safe Water

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by Marybeth Thorsgaard, Pentair Vice President of Communications and President of the Pentair Foundation

More than a decade ago, Pentair began work with Safe Water Network to launch the first safe water station in India. Today our water stations provide clean water to more than 400,000 people on a daily basis, and are sustained through local micro-enterprise.

Hydrofinity Has The Only Washing Machine In The World With Environmentally Preferred Status

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The Hydrofinity washing system is the first commercial washing machine globally to be awarded Environmentally Preferable Product Certification by international body, SCS Global Services (SCS).

Through its rigorous assessment process, SCS certified that Hydrofinity washing machines show better environmental performance than conventional commercial washing machines. 

Ecolab Contributes Nearly $17 Million to Communities in 2018

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February 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc. continued its long-standing commitment to supporting communities in 2018 through several initiatives, including corporate giving, grants to nonprofit organizations, in-kind product donations and employee volunteerism, with a total impact of nearly $17 million.

CECP's Global Exchange at the CRO Global Summit in Shanghai

By Kari Niedfeldt-Thomas, Managing Director, Corporate Leadership
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Three years ago, CECP came together with its partner organizations around the world and established the Global Exchange as an opportunity to expand corporate impact and develop a shared voice on how companies are a force for good around the world.

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