With cold and flu season well underway, parents and teachers have a new tool to teach kids how to protect themselves from germs. “Soap and Water Science” is a fun online activity developed by Ecolab’s partner, the Project WET Foundation, to teach kids how germs spread—and how soap and water work together to stop that process. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cite washing hands with soap as one of the “most effective ways to prevent the spread of many types of infection and illness in all settings.”
ST. PAUL, Minn., January 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has received Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Gold recertification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for the buildings at its 76-acre campus in Naperville, Ill., the headquarters of its Nalco Water and Process Services business.
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.
ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technology and services, has been named to the 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) North America index.
New analysis informs decisions in response to increasing water scarcity
ST. Paul, Minn., August 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Water Risk Monetizer, industry’s first publicly available financial modeling tool that enables businesses to factor current and future water risks into decision making, now provides users with insights into how water scarcity impacts revenue. The tool’s new assessment helps water-dependent businesses better understand the full value of water to their operations and identify revenue at risk based on current and projected water scarcity.
“Your job is not to create a food safety program; it’s to create a food safety culture.” - Frank Yiannas, vice president, Food Safety & Health, Walmart Stores Inc.
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Frank Yiannas, vice president, Food Safety & Health, Walmart Stores Inc. provides proven behavioral science principles and suggested applications on how they can be used to advance food safety in Ecolab’s “Keeping it Clean in 2015: Food Safety = Behavior” Food Safety Matters webinar.
"When it comes to food safety, people’s attitudes, choices and behaviors are some of the most important factors influencing the overall safety of our food supply. Think about it. If you’re trying to improve the food safety performance of an organization, industry or region of the world, what you’re really trying to do is change peoples’ behaviors. Simply put, food safety equals behavior," said Frank Yiannas, vice president, Food Safety & Health, Walmart Stores Inc.
Keeping it Clean in 2015: CDC Research on Ill Workers and Improper Cooling
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Laura Brown, behavioral scientist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Environmental Health, discusses CDC findings on restaurant ill worker and food cooling policies and practices as well as recommendations for reducing the frequency of ill workers and improper cooling. Laura leads the design and implementation of the CDC restaurant food safety studies as well the analysis and dissemination of data from those studies.
Report highlights sustainable impact across global value chain
ST. PAUL, Minn., June 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc. today released its 2014 Corporate Sustainability Report. This annual profile of the company’s commitment to sustainability highlights how Ecolab helps make the world cleaner, safer and healthier while protecting people and vital resources.
Ecolab’s mission is to provide and protect what is vital: clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments. Through partnership with customers, NGOs and communities, the company helps address some of the world’s most urgent resource and business challenges.
ST. PAUL, Minn., June 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, and EarthCheck, the world’s leading environmental management and professional service group, have joined forces to promote water stewardship within Asia’s travel industry through the introduction of WaterCheck, an educational tool that provides practical solutions for hotel operators to improve water efficiency at individual properties.