It’s no secret that mining is a water-intensive process, and the use and protection of water - a precious resource - has come under increasing scrutiny. Growing Innovation is a core value at Goldcorp that we apply to all areas of our business. Innovation in water technology is no exception and we are looking to play a leadership role in our industry to advance solutions for water conservation.
By Tim Fleming, Director of Enterprise Sustainability, AT&T
Cities account for 60-80% of energy consumption and 75% of carbon emissions on the planet.* Because of their population density, cities are also likely to feel the impacts of climate change – including water shortages, more intense natural disasters and heat waves.
by Roberta Barbieri, PepsiCo’s Vice President of Global Water and Environmental Solutions
Industry can take a lead in local management by using water more efficiently, replenishing what it consumes where it consumes it, and supporting natural resource governance. These efforts must be part of a company's global water strategy but designed and implemented locally.
Grant Will Facilitate River Cleanup Awareness and National Employee Cleanup Initiatives
ATLANTA, March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of World Water Day, the James M. Cox Foundation announced a $1 million grant to support the efforts of American Rivers to protect and restore the nation’s rivers.
“Rivers are important to our environment and outdoor enjoyment,” said Cox Enterprises Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Alex Taylor, who also chairs the board for American Rivers. “American Rivers does an outstanding job making sure our waterways will be clean for future generations.”
There’s no question water plays a critical role in day-to-day operations at Goldcorp. It’s a valuable resource required for metals production. It’s also one of the most important resources in the world and there is growing scrutiny of its use in all industrial applications, including mining.
Expanded Water Risk Monetizer helps business respond to water availability and quality challenges
St. Paul, Minn., March 21, 2017 /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 incorporates water quality into its site-specific risk analysis to provide a more comprehensive risk assessment. The enhanced tool helps businesses understand the impact of water quantity and quality on their operations, and gives them the insights they need to make more sustainable business decisions.
Roberta Barbieri, vice president of global water and environmental solutions at PepsiCo, spoke to GreenBiz senior writer Heather Clancy at GreenBiz 17 about the company’s updated targets to mitigate water risk.
Click here to read the full article on GreenBiz.com.
Mitigating the devastating effects of water-related emergencies and building community resilience
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This image was taken in Jakarta, Indonesia after a massive flood, capturing the devastating effects of water-related disasters. Disaster risk reduction offers a new approach to solving the global water crisis by proactively securing water resources before natural disasters happen.
CO2 Savings the Equivalent of Taking 13,349 Cars off the Road for a Year
ONTARIO, Calif., March 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ –Arrowhead® Mountain Spring Water announced today that it has dramatically increased the amount of recycled plastic used in its bottle production. Thanks to the high recycling rate of California residents, and with help from its strategic partner CarbonLITE, Arrowhead now ensures that 9 out of 10 of its Arrowhead bottles made in California incorporate 50% post-consumer recycled plastic content.