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Xylem Watermark Partners with the Water Well Trust to Bring Clean Water to 24 Households in Holly Ridge, NC

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This past summer, the Water Well Trust partnered with Xylem Watermark to launch its largest project to date outside of Ashville in Holly Ridge, NC. The small town of 24 households relied on 3 deteriorating wells as its water source and did not have access to clean water. Xylem Watermark worked with local distributors, and together they assessed the site and installed 3 new well houses, which provided all 24 households access to clean, safe water.

Xylem Employees Build 275 Filters for Families Lacking Access to Clean Water in Partnership with Wine To Water

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Xylem employees from the America’s Commercial Team assembled and sponsored 275 water filters in partnership with Wine To Water at their annual sales meeting. Each filter provides one household, or 6-10 people, clean water for 10 years, so this initiative will help 275 families gain access to clean water.

SC Johnson Inoza uburyo bwo guhabwa ubuvuzi biciye mu Bafatanyabikorwa bakorana na Minisiteri y’Ubuzima mu Rwanda

Uburyo Abafatanyabikorwa bakoresha butigeze bubaho mbere bunoza imitangire ya serivise z’ubuzima muri Leta, bugena ubukangurambaga ku birebana na Malariya
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RACINE, Wis., Taliki ya 11 Nyakanga 2018 /3BL Media/ – Kuri miliyoni z’abantu batuye muri Afurika y’Uburasirazuba bwo hagati, ibyago byo kwandura malariya ni ikintu gihangayikishije abantu buri munsi.

Xylem Watermark & Project 24: Malinao, Philippines

Xylem Watermark supported Planet Water Foundation and Project 24, an ambitious undertaking to build 24 clean water filtration systems, bringing clean water to thousands of people, in 24 hours.
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Xylem Watermark sponsored 5 projects as part of Planet Water Foundation’s Project 24 this year, an ambitious undertaking on World Water Day to build 24 clean water filtration systems (AquaTowers) in 24 communities in just 24 hours. These Watermark-sponsored projects reached a total of 5,000 people across communities in India, Indonesia, Cambodia, the Philippines and Puerto Rico, including the nearly 1,000 children who attend the participating schools. Twenty-four Xylem volunteers assisted in the construction of the community-based water systems in India, the Philippines and Puerto Rico. These AquaTowers will bring clean water to the world's most disadvantaged communities.

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Xylem Watermark sponsored 5 projects as part of Planet Water Foundation’s Project 24 this year, an ambitious undertaking on World Water Day to build 24 clean water filtration systems (AquaTowers) in 24 communities in just 24 hours. These Watermark-sponsored projects reached a total of 5,000 people across communities in India, Indonesia, Cambodia, the Philippines and Puerto Rico, including the nearly 1,000 children who attend the participating schools. Twenty-four Xylem volunteers assisted in the construction of the community-based water systems in India, the Philippines and Puerto Rico. These AquaTowers will bring clean water to the world's most disadvantaged communities.

255 Schools Advance in Samsung’s $2 Million* National STEAM Contest

State Finalists in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest Will Apply STEAM Skills to Improve Local Communities Nationwide
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., November 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today announced the 255 state finalists in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest – a nationwide competition that challenges students to creatively use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) skills to address real-world issues and inspire change in their local communities.

Global Health Corporate Champions Have Openings Available for February Cohort

Employees from the Leading Corporations are Teaming up to Improve Health in Rwanda
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WASHINGTON, D.C., October 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The third cohort for Global Health Corporate Champions (GHCC), an activity of USAID’s Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) II, is filling up as corporate volunteers prepare to travel to Rwanda in February, aiming to make a difference in local organizations in order to improve community health. A few slots remain.

Doing Better Together: EDC Releases Its Corporate Social Responsibility Annual Report for 2016

EDC’s 12th annual CSR report emphasizes promoting positive change with partners
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Export Development Canada is Canada’s export credit agency. Their job is to support and develop Canada’s export trade by helping Canadian companies respond to international business opportunities. In 2016, they helped more than 7,150 Canadian companies do business in over 200 countries.

WEBINAR // Taproot+: The Simple, Free Way to Get Skilled Volunteers

Learn how to find and manage marketing, IT, HR, and finance experts for pro bono projects
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Thousands of nonprofits are using Taproot+ to find and manage skilled volunteers who help their organization with projects like: developing key messages, optimizing Salesforce, designing marketing collateral, updating HR policies, and much more.

Domtar Difference Makers: Page Wilson of the American Red Cross

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A tragedy on a winter night led Page Wilson to become an American Red Cross first responder. Here’s her story.

A light snow was falling in Rock Hill, South Carolina, on February 12, 2014. Wilson and her husband of 29 years, Chad, were snuggled in for the night and watching a movie. Eventually, the couple fell asleep — he in his recliner, she on the couch.

Suddenly, they were awakened by a shout from their son Devin, now 28. Their house was on fire.

Partnership to Build Literacy and Strengthen Education

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Many of us can’t image a world without books. Yet for billions of people, that is a reality. Literacy skills are more than just reading and writing, but creates educational opportunities for individuals to improve their well-being. Through Eastman’s Corporate Responsibility efforts, we have partnered with Room to Read®, a global non-profit organization, to provide children and young women access to books and learning opportunities in developing countries.   

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