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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.

Tetra Tech Named as a Finalist for the 2019 INFORMS Franz Edelman Award

Continuing our commitment to promoting minority- and women-owned and other disadvantaged small businesses to support the local economy
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Tetra Tech has been named as a finalist for the prestigious Franz Edelman Award, which recognizes the ways that operation research and analytics are improving how people live and work around the globe. This nomination recognizes Tetra Tech’s partnership with the Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) in Kentucky to implement real-time control (RTC) software to manage the city’s sewer network. The Edelman Award is the highest award in operation research and analytics.

How Clarus Avoids Greenwashing, and Why You Should Too With Karen Righthand of SCS Global Services

By Tyler Kern
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Consumers today are extremely conscious about what kinds of products they’re purchasing for their bodies, homes, and businesses, and with so many choices available it’s hard to know what products may be guilty of some of the “Seven Sins of Greenwashing” — otherwise known as stating a product is generally natural, green friendly, or organic, when it has undergone zero testing or certification.

Stella Artois Asks Consumers to “Pour It Forward” for a Cause

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A deeply rooted tenant of cause marketing is that when given a choice between two brands of similar price and quality, consumers will switch brands to one that is associated with a good cause. In fact, our 2017 Cone Communications CSR Study found nearly nine-in-10 (89%) would make that switch, steadily rising from 66 percent of consumers in 1993. And many brands over the years have harnessed this key learning – from (RED)’s many partners to TOMS buy-one, give-one approach.

Video: Essity's Approach to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

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At Essity we believe that the work aimed at fulfilling the SDGs will make the world a little better at the same time as they create good business opportunities for companies around the world. Not least in the fields of health, hygiene and sanitation, where we have outstanding expertise. We at Essity are determined to do what we can to contribute to achieving the 17 SDGs.
 

Xylem Supported Safe Water Project Earns Top Ranking in Manchester City’s Annual Cityzens Giving Campaign with More Than 450,000 Votes

Summary: 
  • Safe Water Project will benefit over 5,000 children in Bangalore, India
  • Campaign success tops record year for Xylem’s corporate citizenship program
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  • Safe Water Project will benefit over 5,000 children in Bangalore, India
  • Campaign success tops record year for Xylem’s corporate citizenship program

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