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Hygiene's Technological Revolution

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Technological advancements have made our daily lives more efficient and thorough. Lately, we've noticed technology's growing impact on hygiene. In fact, a new survey revealed that technology like modernized healthcare equipment can have a significant impact on making our lives healthier.

Hand Hygiene in Kindergartens Reduces Illness

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Educating children in hygiene is a good investment in their health. A joint SCA and Vinda project in Shenzhen, China, showed that good hygiene habits can reduce the risk of childhood diseases such as hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) by up to 60%.

Clean the World Hygiene Kit Build Event in Macao wins the Caring Program Award

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Las Vegas Sands and Sands Macao host annual hygiene kit builds, an effort part of LVS's global corporate citizenship program, Sands Cares, and its ongoing partnership with Clean the World. The purpose is to support the mission of Clean the World to promote good health and well-being around the globe through improved access to soap and hygiene education.

3 Quality of LifeHacks to Prevent the Spread of Germs at Work

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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It’s National Handwashing Awareness Week. Everyone knows that handwashing is key to prevent the spread of germs. This is especially important in the workplace. The Workforce Institute reports that workplace absenteeism rates range from five to ten percent. This means that at any point in time up to one out of 10 employees is missing from work due to illness.

Las Vegas Builds 35,000 Hygiene Kits with Clean the World at The Venetian

Over 500 volunteers created much-needed hygiene kits to give to people in need in the Las Vegas community
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LAS VEGAS, October 4, 2016/3BL Media/ – Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) completed part of  its worldwide volunteer effort last Saturday, October 1 to build 100,000 hygiene kits this year for social enterprise Clean the World to help improve the health and well-being of populations in need. Kits assembled last Saturday by volunteers at The Venetian Las Vegas will benefit a number of non-profit organizations in Las Vegas serving homeless populations in the area as well as military families.

The Role of Restaurants in Preserving Water Quality

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August is National Water Quality Month in the United States, and Yum! Brands is taking time to reflect on the role of restaurants in preserving and promoting water quality.

As stories regarding water supplies in Flint, Michigan and California’s Central Valley appear more frequently, non-profit organizations and government agencies work to address disparities in water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) that affect populations’ public health and food security. Businesses contribute to these efforts, too.

Ecolab Releases 2015 Corporate Sustainability Report

Highlights commitment to solutions that enable companies to do more with less
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ST. PAUL, Minn., June 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, today released its 2015 Corporate Sustainability Report. This detailed report profiles the company's commitment to sustainability, including the significant sustainability accomplishments achieved for customers through Ecolab’s science and service expertise.

Green Key Global and Clean the World Announce US Partnership to Promote Hotel Soap Recycling

Growing Collaboration Introduces More Members of the Hospitality Industry to a Sustainable Option for Discarded Hygiene Products
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OTTAWA, Ontario, June 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Green Key Global and Clean The World, two leaders in corporate social responsibility (CSR), today announced an expanded partnership that promotes soap recycling to hotels in the United States. After a successful partnership launch in Canada in 2015, Green Key Global is bringing the program south and encouraging members in the U.S. to collect and recycle hotel soap and bottled amenities that will help fight the spread of preventable diseases.

Toilets Change Lives Expands to India

​Program focuses on restoring dysfunctional school toilets for the hygiene, safety and dignity of children.
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Naina aged 13, no longer has to wait for 8 hours to reach home before she can use a clean, safe toilet and does not miss school during her periods any more. Bhaskar, having stumbled over broken tiles and pot holes would shamefully resort to using the shrubs outside his school. Not anymore, because his school toilet is now repaired and well lit-up.

Increasing Access to Health Information at the Workplace: One Step to Delivering on SDG #3 in Global Supply Chains

by Carolyn Rodehau
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“We can’t get any.”

“We ran out.”

“We don’t know where to find them.”

These are common responses by factory nurses and managers when asked if they have health education materials available for their workers in low and middle income countries.

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