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Feeding Ourselves Thirsty: Tracking Food Company Progress Toward a Water-Smart Future

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For food companies, water management is a business imperative like never before. And as risks of water scarcity and pollution steadily increase, corporate leaders must evaluate the most effective ways to water-proof their business. Feeding Ourselves Thirsty provides investors with guidance and relevant data for evaluating the water risk management of 40 major companies in the Agricultural Products, Beverage, Meat, and Packaged Food industries.

Cascade Comes Clean About Dishwashing Habit

“Do It Every Night” Campaign with Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. busts dishwashing myths to help Americans save water & energy
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CINCINNATI-- /3BL Media/ --Best-selling detergent brand Cascade is launching “Do It Every Night,” a campaign to encourage water conservation in an unexpected way: by considering running the dishwasher every night, instead of washing dishes by hand.

Global Corporate Sustainability Projects

From grassroots initiatives to global policies
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Through dozens of projects around the world, Medtronic is lessening its environmental impact by conserving energy and water, increasing recycling, and reducing waste. These projects range from large, enterprise-wide corporate sustainability initiatives like energy reduction or building an onsite nitrogen generator, to smaller, volunteer-led environmental stewardship efforts at local sites.

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Seeking to Leave Honduras, a Desperate Man Instead Learns How to Revitalize His Farm & Restore the Environment

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Since 2012, the Inga Foundation’s revolutionary #agroforestry system of Inga alley-cropping in Honduras has dramatically transformed the lives of 300 subsistence farming families.

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Since 2012, the Inga Foundation’s revolutionary #agroforestry system of Inga alley-cropping in Honduras has dramatically transformed the lives of 300 subsistence farming families.

Xylem Partners with St. Cassian School for Student Water Monitoring Experience

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Xylem is proud to be a partner of St. Cassian School’s Scholars and Artists-in-Residence program. As part of this programs, students learned about water as a valuable resource and created a water filtration system. Sixth grade students participated in the World Water Monitoring Event, a program developed by Earth Echo and implemented by Xylem employees. The students visited Yantacaw Brook Park in Montclair and tested pond water temperature, turbidity, PH and dissolved oxygen level. They then recorded the result in a worldwide water monitoring data bank.

Black & Veatch’s Reuss, Hurwitz Win Coveted Awards From Key Water Industry Trade Group

American Water Works Association honors distinguished service, innovation
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – For much of his four decades at Black & Veatch, Brent Reuss has delivered on water solutions for the global infrastructure company. Less than two years into his Black & Veatch job as a process engineer, Gil Hurwitz has burnished his reputation for membrane technology. Now, both are being honored by a leading water industry trade group.

LIXIL Earns Place in CDP’s Water Security A List for Second Consecutive Year

Recognized for its comprehensive initiatives in sustainable water management
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TOKYO, February 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL Group Corporation (LIXIL Group; TSE code: 5938), maker of pioneering water and housing products, has been named in the CDP1 ’s prestigious Water A List for two consecutive years. Incorporating its Corporate Responsibility commitment in its products, services, and business, CDP’s recognition reflects the company’s leadership in water stewardship.

BIER Releases Context-Based Decision Guide for Water Reuse and Recycling

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February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has published a Context-Based Decision Guide for Water Reuse and Recycling which furthers the beverage sector’s leadership on corporate water stewardship and builds upon previous work by BIER on performance in watershed context.

Join Citi, Coca-Cola and More at Ceres 2020 in New York!

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Ceres 2020 in New York will mobilize the world's most influential capital market leaders to accelerate and scale up innovative solutions on the most pressing global sustainability challenges. These leading executives will map out the urgent steps for increased investor and corporate action on sustainability risks and opportunities across diverse sectors of the economy.

Tetra Tech Wins Project Merit for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience

Receiving recognition for climate change efforts in Hawaii
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In January 2020, Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ) recognized Tetra Tech’s work in 2019 with a Project Merit for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience. EBI Inc. will present the annual CCBJ awards for outstanding businesses at its 18th Annual Environmental Industry Summit in San Diego, California, on March 19.

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