Ken Powell Addresses The Nature Conservancy Global Water Summit; Announces New Water Policy and Signing of CEO Water Mandate
MINNEAPOLIS, November 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Last evening, at The Nature Conservancy (TNC) Global Water Summit, General Mills chairman and CEO Ken Powell addressed attendees on the company’s efforts to conserve and protect global water resources critical to the business.
Access to healthy, resilient and sustainable freshwater systems is essential to the health of communities. Ecosystems and economic prosperity depend on it, as does our business. Water stewardship is a key commitment for The Coca-Cola Company.
April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Water is a shared resource critical for human health, driving the economy, and maintaining freshwater species. Yet due to a myriad of factors, including growing demand, climate change and pollution, freshwater in many regions is increasingly at risk.
Goal is smarter, more sustainable water use by industry
(3BL Media) St. Paul, MN – June 5, 2012 – Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) has expanded its commitment to World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to support the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) in establishing a global water standard. The AWS International Water Stewardship Standard aims to support water users globally in taking appropriate actions to evaluate and improve their impacts on watersheds.
Ecolab’s two-year pledge includes both annual financial support and in-kind technical support and guidance by company experts to field test the draft AWS standard.