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General Mills Reports Progress on Global Responsibility Commitments and Investments

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General Mills released its 2018 Global Responsibility Report, outlining the company’s approach to creating environmental, social and economic value in the countries where it operates. The progress made by General Mills in 2017 demonstrates the company’s long-term commitment to protect and restore the resources upon which its business and communities depend, with an increased focus on improving the resiliency of its supply chain.  

UN Global Compact Bulletin (April 2018)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

Challenges of Growing Wheat Along the Ganges River

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We refreshed our global water footprint in 2016 to better understand our physical water risks around the world. (Read more in our Global Responsibility Report).  

Ceres, WWF Expand AgWater Challenge to Drive Water Stewardship in Ag Supply Chains

by Lindsay Bass, Eliza Roberts
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Cape Town, South Africa could run out of water in a few months, literally turning off the spigot for some four million residents. If a solution to the crisis is not found, social unrest is feared.

Why the Food & Beverage Sector Can Take the Lead on Advancing Water Security

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Over three decades of water stewardship consulting-- 26,000 water risk screenings and 400 watershed assessments reveal to Antea Group and its global partners this little fact--

While every business entity, government, and individual can play a role in advancing water security, the food and beverage sector is uniquely positioned to take the lead. Find out why right here.

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Practitioner Spotlight - Peter Penning

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Antea Group spotlights Peter Penning, its Water Stewardship Solution Leader, who is based in Europe and whose career spans continents. Peter is enthusiastic and hopeful about the future of water sustainability: “It’s the one sustainability challenge I believe can be tackled in my lifetime.”

Advancing Water Security: 5 Tips to Help Food & Beverage Companies Power Up

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Water is the foundation of all food and beverage businesses. But water access, availability, and quality are diminishing.

Antea Group advocates that food and beverage companies move from water stewardship to water security to strengthen their business. Read five tips you can use to take your water strategy to the next level.

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Nestlé Waters to Certify 20 Factories with AWS for Water Stewardship by 2020

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Nestlé Waters has today announced that it will strengthen its collaboration with the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to certify 20 factories by 2020. 

The company has already certified three Nestlé Waters bottling facilities: one in Sheikhupura, Pakistan, and two in California (Ontario and Sacramento). It plans to certify additional sites in Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and the United States.

BIER Releases Latest Practical Watershed Context Tool

Performance in Watershed Context Insights Paper
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A collaboration of 19 leading beverage companies developed and tested a pragmatic decision support process for enabling more informed water-related investment decisions across a portfolio of operational sites. The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable’s (BIER) insights paper, entitled Performance in Watershed Context: Insights and Opportunities, provides a concise update to and builds upon earlier work completed via key partnerships with technical advisors from Ceres, The Nature Conservancy, and World Resources Institute.

Why Water Security Is the Future of Water Stewardship

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Are traditional water stewardship practices going to be enough to sustain water access, availability, and quality — and your business — for the long-term? To put it bluntly, no. Read why Antea Group believes that water stewardship is not the end game — it’s the kick-off, and water security is the actual winning touchdown.

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