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ACTIVATE the Global Citizen Movement to Tackle the Global Clean Water Crisis

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People want to drink clean water even more than they want to breath clean air. But 1-in-10 people around the world still lack access to clean drinking water.

ACTIVATE: Clean Water in Partnership with P&G's Children's Safe Drinking Water Program

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“Orange Is the New Black” star Uzo Aduba joins Global Citizen as they rally millions around the world to push for clean drinking water and proper sanitation for the world’s most vulnerable people. They travel to Aduba’s parents’ homeland of Nigeria, where they urge governors to commit state funds to eradicate the contaminated water and open defecation crises. Experts describe the effects of contaminated drinking water on people in developing countries and solutions being implemented around the world, including the P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program.

Meet One of the Inspirational Local Activists Fighting for a Zero-Waste Society in the Philippines

"What we’re lacking is implementation, political will, and infrastructure."
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More than 60 billion plastic sachets and 17 billion shopping bags are used in the Philippines every year

Because of their flimsy nature, these bags and wrappers rarely get recycled. Instead, they end up overflowing in landfills, stuffed into incinerators, and littering the island nation's streets and coastlines. 

ACTIVATE: Episode Education Cannot Wait

EPISODE 3 TRAILER: PREMIERES 9/19
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Emmy Award-winning actor Rachel Brosnahan teams up with Global Citizen and travels to the border of Peru to see what happens to children’s education during conflicts and natural disasters. After an emotional experience with displaced families, Brosnahan and Global Citizen return to the U.S., where they urge Ireland, the U.K. and the U.S. to pledge millions to Education Cannot Wait, a global fund for education during crises.

P&G Launches TV Series Focused on Changing the World

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Procter & Gamble is taking advertising to the next level by creating content with National Geographic in a six-part documentary series that seeks to draw attention to the root causes of poverty.

Watch the P&G ACTIVATE Documentary Series Starting Next Month

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ACTIVATE is a six-part National Geographic documentary series about Global Citizen's efforts to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. Each episode delves into a different issue connected to poverty as world-renowned artists like Hugh Jackman, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and Pharrell Williams; corporate leaders like P&G; grassroots activists and impacted people work to ignite change.

National Geographic, in Partnership With P&G, Explores a Global Movement, a Multiplatform Docuseries Driven by Activists, Game Changers, and Policymakers

Six-Part Documentary Series Premiering Sept. 5, 2019, Will Drive Change for the Most Pressing Global Issues Impacting Humanity.
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Series to Feature Artists Including Hugh Jackman, Common, Usher, Rachel Brosnahan, Gayle King, Bonang Matheba, Darren Criss, Pharrell Williams, Uzo Aduba, Becky G and Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Sustainable Brands® Convenes Global Brand Leaders to Launch “Brands for Good” Movement

Dentsu Aegis Network, National Geographic, Nestlé Waters, PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, SAP SuccessFactors, SC Johnson, Target and Visa unite to make sustainable living the Good Life of tomorrow
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DETROIT, June 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today a coalition of leading global brands gathered at SB’19 Detroit to launch Brands for Good, a movement to make sustainable living easier and more rewarding for people around the world.

National Geographic Teams Up with Sustainable Brands, Leads Push for Next Sustainable Economy

131-Year-Old Joins SB Corporate Member Network as a Platinum Member
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands® today announced the addition of National Geographic to the highest level of its Corporate Member Network established in 2008. The 131-year-old organization joins 80+ other companies committed to leveraging their unique role in business and society to pave the path towards a sustainable economy.

Can What We Buy Help Save Forests?

The choices we make as consumers can make a big difference in protecting forests and creating better lives for the people who live and work in them.
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Ever heard of the Forest Stewardship Council or the Rainforest Alliance? Maybe not. But if you look, you may see logos for these leading environmental groups on some of your favorite paper products. For many consumers, this may be surprisingly good news: the products we prefer to buy for their quality, durability and softness may also help us help preserve the planet and support a better way of life for countless workers and their families.

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