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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.
 

USAID and Coca-Cola Expand Water and Development Alliance

New Investments Support Sustainable WASH Service Delivery
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Stockholm, September 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Yesterday, at World Water Week in Stockholm, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Coca-Cola Company announced support for new programs under their Water and Development Alliance (WADA) that will provide over 190,000 people with improved clean water and/or improved sanitation services by the end of 2015.

The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) and Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) Launch Partnership

New Partnership Support Sustainable WASH Service Delivery in Africa to Benefit At Least 270,000 People
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Stockholm, September 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Today at World Water Week in Stockholm, The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) and Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) announced the Company’s support of new programs in four African countries –Kenya, Zambia, Madagascar, and Mozambique.

NAEM Announces 2014 Conference Topics

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September 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) today announced the topics for its 2014 professional development conferences for environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability leaders.

H&M at World Water Week in Stockholm

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This week one of the world´s most influential water conventions, World Water Week, is taking place in Stockholm, home of H&M. The leading minds in water are here to discuss the global water challenge and how to tackle it. H&M will be an active voice in the discussions.

During World Water Week, H&M will talk about the drivers behind our partnerships on water issues, why working with NGOs makes perfect business sense to us at H&M, our lessons learned from nearly 20 years of water engagement and the main challenges going forward.

Sustainability and the 34th America’s Cup Finals Go Together

Navigating through the complex area of sustainable event management and leaving a positive legacy.
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August 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ - EarthSayers, LLC in coalition with Sustainability Action Media (SAM) announces an online video and social media campaign featuring on location interviews with sustainability leaders at the 34th America’s Cup Finals, San Francisco, California, September 7 to the 21st, 2013.
 

Keep America Beautiful Kicks Off Registration for 2013 National Planting Day

U.S. Department of Agriculture Joins Nonprofit in Issuing Nationwide Call to Plant Native Species on Sept. 7 and throughout the Fall
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STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), its affiliates and partners are mobilizing Americans to bolster local ecosystems by planting native species of trees, shrubs and plants during its second annual National Planting Day on Saturday, Sept. 7.

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