By Sofia Faruqi, manager, New Restoration Economy, World Resources Institute
Hundreds of people have died in northern Kenya in recent months due to conflict between armed cattle herders and the wildlife conservation community. During my visits to this part of Kenya over the last two years, I was surprised to find livestock in a region renowned for wildlife. The grasslands are home not only to elephants and zebras but also to cows and goats.
Xylem Watermark received the Gold Halo Award in the Employee Engagement category
RYE BROOK, N.Y., June 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, announced today it has been honored by Engage for Good (formerly the Cause Marketing Forum) with the Gold Halo Award in the Employee Engagement category.
The Halo Awards are North America’s highest honor for corporate social initiatives and cause marketing. The award looks at social good campaigns and initiatives targeted at employees and/or consumers involving a company and a cause.
By Cindy Wallis-Lage, President of Black & Veatch's Water business
Models of innovation around the world demonstrate what is possible when leaders stand up for the health of our water infrastructure. They drive change in their organizations. They champion long-term system viability to customers who may not thoroughly understand what’s at stake. They unite diverse groups of stakeholders to move together toward more resilient and sustainable systems.
Strategic Alliance with Hydrus Technology Targets Sustainability Services for Customers
PEORIA, Ill., May 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced the pilot of an advanced water treatment service, targeted at delivering sustainable mobile wastewater treatment to mining, oil and gas and industrial customers around the world. To launch these service offerings, Caterpillar has entered into a strategic alliance with Hydrus Technology, an Australian company that delivers technology-forward solutions for wastewater treatment.
Long-term partnership bringing rapid relief in times of trouble
The cost of natural disasters worldwide could reach $314 billion annually by 2030, up from around $250 billion now, according to a 2016 report by the World Bank, which cites rising climate change as a key threat to cities around the globe.
It's no secret that apparel manufacturing and the consumer use of apparel have a strong connection to water.
As a vertically-integrated apparel manufacturer that is committed to sustainable operations, Gildan understands that our operations have a direct impact on the environment and that we need to continuously look for new ways to reduce our footprint, through improved water-use efficiencies or water recycling initiatives.