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Diminishing access to clean water supplies is one of the most serious risks facing the world today. In fact, the World Economic Forum Global Risk Report 2013 named water supply crises among the top four global risks for likelihood and greatest  impact over the next 10 years. From Burbank to Bangkok, Houston to Hong Kong, water supplies demand our attention.

Sappi Fine Paper North America Showcases Sustainability Leadership with Notable Industry Research in eQ Insights

Latest Editions to White Paper Series Cover the Life Cycle Assessment of Paper Products
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BOSTON, October 17, 2013/ 3BL Media/ – Sappi Fine Paper North America today released the newest editions of eQ Insights, the white paper series aiming to address common stereotypes and misconceptions by examining important sustainability issues in the paper industry from a unique, insider perspective.

Anheuser-Busch InBev Hosts Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable

Industry Leaders Unite to Share Best Practices, Advance Environmental Sustainability of Sector
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October 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Beverage industry leaders from across the globe are convening in St. Louis October 14-16 for the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) semi-annual meeting. BIER is a technical coalition of leading beverage companies working together to advance environmental sustainability within the beverage sector. Anheuser-Busch InBev, a founding member of BIER, is hosting the event that brings together representatives across beer, spirits, carbonated soft drinks, juice and bottled water categories.

ConAgra Foods Shares Progress In 2013 Citizenship Report

ConAgra Foods Makes Strides in Key Areas of Good for You, Good for the Community and Good for the Planet Citizenship Platform
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OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG), one of North America's leading food companies, today announced it has released its 2013 Citizenship Report, providing a deeper look into how the company is doing good through food while driving economic gains for its stakeholders. Available online at http://www.conagrafoodscitizenship.com, the report tracks the progress the company is making on its three-pronged Citizenship platform: Good for You, Good for the Community and Good for the Planet.  

Water Security and Conflict Prevention Summit at US Institute of Peace

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On Tuesday, September 10, the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP), with the Association of the United States Army and the U.S. Water Partnership hosted the first event of a year-long focus on water security and conflict prevention. The event brought together a range of scientific, military, economic, diplomatic, and national security experts to discuss water security as an issue of growing visibility.

LG Washing Machines World’s First Certified For New Ul ‘Water Footprint Inventory’

Lifecycle Analysis Examines Water Consumption at Every Stage
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., September 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Breaking new ground in environmental sustainability for home appliances, washing machines from LG Electronics are the first in the world to be certified for the new Water Footprint Inventory being launched by UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories).

U.S. Trails India and China in Water Investments, Army Corps Say

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The United States is trailing India and China in water investments in terms of percentage of gross domestic product, Bloomberg BNA said today, citing Army Corps of Engineers commanding general Thomas Bostick.

Coca-Cola Launches Global Ekocenter Partnership to Deliver Safe Drinking Water And Basic Necessities To Rural Communities

Announces Cross-Sector Collaboration with DEKA R&D, IBM, Inter-American Development Bank, McCann Health, NRG Energy, Qualcomm Technologies and UPS to Deliver EKOCENTER to 20 Countries by end of 2015
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NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Coca-Cola Company, DEKA R&D, IBM, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, McCann Health, NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG), Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and UPS®, today announced they will work together to bring EKOCENTERTM – a kiosk designed to improve the well-being of communities – to 20 countries by the end of 2015. Coca-Cola’s announcement brings to action its 2012 commitment with DEKA R&D to provide safe drinking water to communities through the SlingshotTM water purification system, ensuring communities are more sustainable.

Water Security and Conflict Prevention Summit at US Institute of Peace

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On Tuesday, September 10, the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP), with the Association of the United States Army and the U.S. Water Partnership hosted the first event of a year-long focus on water security and conflict prevention. The event brought together a range of scientific, military, economic, diplomatic, and national security experts to discuss water security as an issue of growing visibility.
 

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