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WTRMLN WTR Partners with Whole Planet Foundation® To Alleviate Poverty

Mission-oriented brand aligns with Whole Foods Market® to help women entrepreneurs
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NEW YORK, March 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – WTRMLN WTR, the pioneer in cold-pressed juiced watermelon, announces today that it has teamed up with Whole Foods Market’s nonprofit Whole Planet Foundation to alleviate poverty. A percentage of sales from all WTRMLN WTR BLNDS products (including GNGR, CHRRY, and LME) will benefit Whole Planet Foundation, whose mission is poverty alleviation through microcredit in communities around the world that supply Whole Foods Market stores with products.

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.

Ecolab, Trucost and Microsoft Collaborate to Help Businesses Address Water Risks

Expanded Water Risk Monetizer helps business respond to water availability and quality challenges
Press Release

St. Paul, Minn., March 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Water Risk Monetizer, industry’s first publicly available financial modeling tool that enables businesses to factor current and future water risks into decision making, now incorporates water quality into its site-specific risk analysis to provide a more comprehensive risk assessment. The enhanced tool helps businesses understand the impact of water quantity and quality on their operations, and gives them the insights they need to make more sustainable business decisions.

How Having a Heart is Good for Business

AkzoNobel’s Human Cities Initiative Touched 9 million Lives in 2016
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Companies that balance their economic goals with societal goals will find that they are able to achieve greater success than if they were focused on profit alone. AkzoNobel has a long history of giving back to the community – it’s just in our DNA – and it’s what gives us momentum to do great things as a company.

Las Vegas Sands Properties around the World Prepare for Week of Events to Support Global Climate Action

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Las Vegas Sands’ properties throughout Asia and the US are once again planning a number of events during a one-week period to drive awareness of climate change and to encourage others to do their part to minimize their impact on the environment. The week-long events will commence the week of March 20th, leading up to Earth Hour on March 25th when all properties will go dark by shutting off exterior non-essential lighting.

Xylem Watermark Demonstrates the Power of Water

Community water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) programs mean more time for school and work
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The photo above was taken by a Xylem employee who traveled to West Bengal, India as part of a Xylem Watermark global volunteer trip. It demonstrates the power of water, sanitation and hygiene to change lives.

Learn more about Xylem Watermark's commitment to education on water scarcity 

Subaru 2016 Share the Love® Event Generates More Than $24 Million in Charitable Donations

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  • Ninth annual Share the Love event benefits national and local charity partners
  • More than $94 million donated to charities throughout life of campaign
Press Release
  • Ninth annual Share the Love event benefits national and local charity partners
  • More than $94 million donated to charities throughout life of campaign

Unlocking the Circular Economy in the Print Industry

by Louella Fernandes
Article

The circular economy, which is regenerative and restorative by design, is helping organisations to create more value while reducing their dependence on scarce resources. The print industry is already playing a leading role in the shift to a circular economy; a transition which has been driven by the desire for greater economic and environmental sustainability. Circular business models are well established across the product lifecycle – encompassing circular supply chains, recovery and recycling, product life extension and a move from product-based to service-based models.

HP Inc. Challenges Tech Industry to Come Clean About Electronics Recycling

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According to environmental non-profit Basel Action Network (BAN), electronics recycling may not be quite as straightforward as consumers believe.

HP's New Greenhouse Gas Goal Aligns with Climate Science

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HP announced it will redouble its efforts to slash greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from global operations and strengthen relationships with key organizations that urge businesses to improve environmental performance.

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