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Nestlé Waters Achieves North America’s First and Only Gold Standard Water Stewardship Certification for California Bottling Factory

All five California Nestlé Waters factories certified to rigorous water sustainability standard
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CABAZON, Calif., March 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé Waters North America announced today that its Cabazon and Los Angeles, Calif. factories have received certification against the rigorous Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard, with the Cabazon facility achieving an AWS Gold certification – the first facility in North America to do so.

Protecting Our Blue Planet: Water, Climate, and the AWS

Water Security Is Inextricably Linked to Climate
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World Water Day (March 22) provides a stark reminder that fresh water is our most precious natural resource.  WWF points out that 1.1 billion people around the globe lack access to clean water, 2.7 billion face water scarcity for at least one month of the year, and 2.4 billion are exposed to waterborne illnesses due to inadequate sanitation.

Water is Life. Let’s Take Care of It Together.

By Paul Bulcke, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Nestlé
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In a few days thousands of experts, advocates, public and private leaders, and others concerned with our most precious resource – water - will gather for the 2018 World Water Forum in the Brazilian capital, Brasilia. During this event, people will be working to raise awareness and look for lasting solutions to ensure that every person everywhere has access to water. 

Nestlé Waters to Certify 20 Factories with AWS for Water Stewardship by 2020

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Nestlé Waters has today announced that it will strengthen its collaboration with the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to certify 20 factories by 2020. 

The company has already certified three Nestlé Waters bottling facilities: one in Sheikhupura, Pakistan, and two in California (Ontario and Sacramento). It plans to certify additional sites in Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and the United States.

Nestlé Waters Continues to Lead as Sacramento and Livermore Factories Achieve Prestigious Water Conservation Certification

Commits to certifying 20 bottling sites by Alliance for Water Stewardship worldwide by 2020
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STAMFORD, Conn., October 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Nestlé Waters North America announced today that its Sacramento and Livermore, Calif., factories have received certification for meeting the rigorous Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard. Created by industry leaders and prominent environmental conservation groups such as The Nature Conservancy and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the AWS Standard is the first comprehensive global standard for measuring responsible water stewardship across social, environmental, and economic criteria.  

Nestlé Waters N.A. Awarded First AWS Certificate in North America by SCS Global Services

SCS Global Services congratulates Nestlé Waters N.A. on their Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Certification
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SCS Global Services congratulates Nestlé Waters North America, the first facility in North America to earn Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Certification. “Use and protection of fresh water resources is one of the most pressing global challenges of this century,” said Stanley Mathuram, SCS Vice President of Environmental Certification Services Operations.

Nestlé Waters Factory Becomes First Facility in North America to Achieve Prestigious Water Certification

First bottled water company in North America to meet rigorous standard for water stewardship.
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ONTARIO, Calif., July 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Nestlé Waters North America announced today that its Ontario, California, factory received certification for meeting the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard. Created and supported by prominent environmental conservation groups, development organizations, and industry leaders, the AWS Standard is the first comprehensive global benchmark for responsible water stewardship across social, environmental, and economic criteria.

General Mills Announces Global Water Stewardship Commitment

Targeting Plans for Most Material, High-Risk Watersheds by 2025
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MINNEAPOLIS, March 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Today, General Mills announced its commitment to champion development of water stewardship plans by 2025 for the company’s most material and at-risk watersheds in its global value chain. The commitment is in recognition of World Water Day and in conjunction with the White House Water Summit. As part of this commitment, the company will lead corporate collaboration efforts, foster development of foundational tools, and advocate science-based policy in these watersheds, commensurate with the gap in stewardship in each individual watershed.

Turning (Less) Water into Wine

By Lindsay Bass
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In 2014, a small winery in the central coast of California experienced a dramatic reduction in the flow of its groundwater wells, severely limiting the amount of water available for production, and threatening the viability of the entire operation.

Ecolab is First in the World to Receive Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard Certification

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Infographic and Case Study Available on Ecolab.com

October 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, in partnership with the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS), announced its manufacturing plant in Taicang, China, became the first site in the world to be independently certified under the AWS’s global standard for water stewardship in September 2015. 

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