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Stephen McCaffrey, Trailblazer in International Water Law, Wins 2017 Stockholm Water Prize

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Bacardi congratulates Professor Stephen McCaffrey for winning the 2017 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his unparalleled contribution to the evolution and progressive realization of international water law. Read the full news release here.

Celebrating World Water Day: Companies Making Waves in Water Stewardship

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Water is the essence of life. Yet, for many, this basic human right is rapidly drying up. With climate change dramatically affecting rainfall patterns and water availability, the global water crisis is intensifying in many parts of the world. Today, more than 650 million people still lack access to safe drinking water sources, while another 2.4 billion do not have access to basic water sanitation.

The Importance of Global LGBT Inclusive Initiatives

By: Catalyst
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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees constitute a sizeable global workforce population, and more than ever, leading companies are acknowledging their contributions. With many global organizations now focused on building inclusive cultures in which all employees feel engaged and valued, LGBT issues are becoming a critical priority in workplaces around the world.

Recognizing World Water Day

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
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World Water Day 2017 asks the question "Why Waste Water?" and highlights the linkages between water, wastewater, and sustainable development. At Weatherford, we are committed to doing business in a sustainable manner and protecting the environments in which we live and operate. In line with this commitment, we are observing World Water Day on March 22 to encourage the proper management of water resources by reducing, reusing, and recycling water wherever possible.

Women of Color are Working Against the Odds

by Liz Fedor
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After earning her MBA from the University of Michigan, Pilar Cruz joined Cargill in 2002 instead of returning to a banking position in her native Colombia. She has risen through the management ranks at Cargill and held leadership positions for the company in Canada, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and England.

Inclusive Business Maturity Toolkit: How Inclusive is Your Business?

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Following on from the successful launch of Uncharted Waters, a report jointly published by Business Call to Action (BCtA), UNDP and Deloitte in October 2016, BCtA has now launche

Atlas Copco USA’s Water for All Organization Surpasses $1 Million in Donations

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ROCK HILL, S.C., March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Atlas Copco USA’s employee-run program Water for All has surpassed $1 million in donations. The milestone comes after making a $50,000 contribution to charity: water, a New York-based nonprofit organization dedicated to funding water projects across the globe.

How Can Tech Help Deliver Safe, Clean Water to All?

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On World Water Day, we're proud to highlight the work of our nonprofit partner, Water for People. Learn more about their efforts to use technology to provide safe, clean water to the millions worldwide who need it most: http://csr.cisco.com/casestudy/water-for-people.

Crowds Gather for De Beers’ Community Fairs

An estimated 2,000 people attended three community fairs hosted by De Beers’ Venetia mine in South Africa.
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The company staged the fairs in Musina, Eldorado and Alldays in Limpopo Province to improve engagement with the mining communities at grassroots level.

They were the first of their kind held by De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM) and are now set to become an annual event.

The fairs, held in February, were designed to help people in rural communities learn more about Venetia mine and how they might benefit from the development opportunities on offer – for example, jobs, financial study assistance and the company’s Youth Development Programme.

Pentair Advances Sustainable Water Solutions

Collaboration with University of California, Davis supports World Water Day commitment; aligns with company’s continued efforts to deliver innovative water and wastewater solutions for municipal, industrial, residential and commercial customers
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LONDON – March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Pentair, a global leader in sustainable water solutions, announced today, World Water Day 2017, its collaboration with the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science at University of California, Davis (UC-Davis), to advance water stewardship in food and beverage processing.

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