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Performance in Watershed Context: Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable Collaborates with the CEO Water Mandate

Press Release

April 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) is proud to have been profiled in “Exploring the Case for Corporate Context-Based Water Targets.” This collaborative discussion paper details a new approach for setting corporate water metrics and targets. The paper was jointly authored by CDP, the CEO Water Mandate, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), World Resources Institute (WRI), and WWF.

Xylem Watermark & Project 24 : Suplang, Philippines

Xylem Watermark supported Planet Water Foundation and Project 24 to bring clean water to thousands of people across five countries including Cambodia, Colombia, India, Indonesia, and the Philippines in 24 hours
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Xylem Watermark sponsored 6 projects as part of Planet Water Foundation’s Project 24, an ambitious undertaking on World Water Day, to build 24 clean water filtration systems (AquaTowers) in 24 communities across five countries; Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Philippines, and Colombia - in just 24 hours. These projects reached a total of 6,000 people including the 2,739 children who attend the participating schools. 27 Xylem volunteers assisted in the construction of the community-based water systems, which will bring clean water to the world's most disadvantaged communities.

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Xylem Watermark sponsored 6 projects as part of Planet Water Foundation’s Project 24, an ambitious undertaking on World Water Day, to build 24 clean water filtration systems (AquaTowers) in 24 communities across five countries; Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Philippines, and Colombia - in just 24 hours. These projects reached a total of 6,000 people including the 2,739 children who attend the participating schools. 27 Xylem volunteers assisted in the construction of the community-based water systems, which will bring clean water to the world's most disadvantaged communities.

PepsiCo Supports the Flint, MI Community

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See what PepsiCo is doing to help bring relief to the families of Flint, Michigan.

Goldcorp’s EcoTails Technology Challenges Mining’s Historical Relationship with H2O

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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.

Your Cities Can Change Our World

By Tim Fleming, Director of Enterprise Sustainability, AT&T
Blog

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.

Feel the Rising Water Pressure: How Business Must Lead in Conservation

by Roberta Barbieri, PepsiCo’s Vice President of Global Water and Environmental Solutions
Article

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. 

James M. Cox Foundation Donates $1 Million to Support American Rivers

Grant Will Facilitate River Cleanup Awareness and National Employee Cleanup Initiatives
Press Release

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.”

Protecting Truly Precious Resources – Goldcorp’s Towards Zero Water Strategy

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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.

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