Water CSR News

Stop and Thank Your Local Hard-Working Wetlands

By: Bob Stokes, President, Galveston Bay Foundation
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This blog is one in a series focused on the impact of coastal restoration in mitigating the effects of pollutant runoff in vulnerable waterways, leading to harmful algal blooms. These environmental organizations, supported by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation,  are on the front lines of our nation’s water quality issues. This series highlights their important work. 

Ceres and WWF Add World’s Largest Berry Company to AgWater Challenge

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Chances are if you’ve bitten into a strawberry, blueberry, blackberry or raspberry lately, it was supplied by the world’s largest berry company, Driscoll’s. With products sourced from 21 countries, and sold in 48, Driscoll’s supplies one third of the global berry business.

Securing Clean Water for the Future

By Carol Kauffman Nowlin, Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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For the past several decades, threats to America’s water bodies have been on the rise. From harmful algal blooms choking water intake pipes in Toledo, Ohio, to the erosion and degradation of shoreline in coastal areas, the safety of our water is at stake.

Seeking the Next $100,000 Winner for the Ray of Hope Prize

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The Ray of Hope Prize competition, offering the world’s premiere biomimicry prize, is awarded annually to a nature-inspired startup solution that is leveraging business as a force for good. The application for the 2019-2020 season is now open.

Press Release

The Ray of Hope Prize competition, offering the world’s premiere biomimicry prize, is awarded annually to a nature-inspired startup solution that is leveraging business as a force for good. The application for the 2019-2020 season is now open.

ACTIVATE the Global Citizen Movement to Tackle the Global Clean Water Crisis

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People want to drink clean water even more than they want to breath clean air. But 1-in-10 people around the world still lack access to clean drinking water.

Addressing Plastic Waste in Bali

An Organizational Initiative by Kopernik
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A video of a mantra ray and a British diver swimming in a sea of plastic off the coast of Bali went viral in March 2018, fueling public discussion on the issue of rampant and global plastic pollution. Mismanagement of plastic waste—and its subsequent journey into the world’s oceans—has long been a hot-button topic in global development, but its renewed exposure is giving way to a movement to reduce plastic waste.

American Standard Wins 2019 WaterSense® Sustained Excellence Award

Press Release

PISCATAWAY, N.J., October 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized American Standard, part of LIXIL Americas, with a 2019 WaterSense Sustained Excellence Award for its heroic efforts to defeat water waste and promote WaterSense in 2018. American Standard brand received one of 25 WaterSense awards today at the WaterSmart Innovations Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Tetra Tech Sponsored an Engineering News-Record Webinar on Optimizing Water Resources through Recycling

Developing sustainable and resilient communities through optimizing water resources
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Around the world, we are facing a looming water crisis, pushing developers, builders, and engineers to develop innovative means of addressing water shortages. Now is the time to apply water recycling approaches to address complex water challenges. The convergence of technological advancements, data availability and utilization, and public prioritization of water infrastructure is happening at a time when we need it most. As both water risks and the demand for solutions escalate, emerging tools are becoming simultaneously more powerful and affordable.

HP Partners with World Wildlife Fund on Forest Protection and Restoration

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Partnering with World Wildlife Fund, HP is committing to the restoration, protection and conservation of 200,000 acres of forest, an area equal to the size of New York City. As part of the 5-year agreement, HP will also support WWF’s efforts in developing science-based targets for forests, estimating carbon and nature co-benefits of forest restoration and improved forest management. The two major forest restoration and management projects mark the first within HP’s Sustainable Forests Cooperative.
 

Why Diversity and Inclusion Are Key to Solving Water Challenges

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How does diversity and inclusion help us solve water challenges? How does this lead to innovation? These were two of the main questions discussed at a recent panel hosted by Xylem at Stockholm World Water Week. The panel participants discussed women and water, why diversity and inclusion are so important to water management, and gave tips on how organizations can make sure everyone’s voice is heard.

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