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Leading NGOs, IRC and Water For People, Join Forces to Reach 200 Million

'Destination 2030' Will Accelerate Progress Toward SDG 6
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Leading water and sanitation NGOs, IRC and Water For People, announce Destination 2030, a shared vision to reach 200 Million people by 2030 through a newly formed alliance

Press Release

Leading water and sanitation NGOs, IRC and Water For People, announce Destination 2030, a shared vision to reach 200 Million people by 2030 through a newly formed alliance

Arrow Electronics Helps Launch Sanitizing Robot to Support Fight Against Coronavirus

Press Release

CENTENNIAL, Colo., November 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics is helping launch a new IoT Smart robot designed to more effectively sanitize surfaces and spaces to help protect against the spread of the novel coronavirus and other pathogens. 

The technology was initially conceived for the hotel market. But applications to protect shared environments such as classrooms, hospitals, public transit, and commercial office buildings are generating momentum as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kohler Co. Launches Safe Water for All to Address Global Water and Sanitation Crisis

Commits to identifying sustainable solutions to water and sanitation challenges that will drive measurable impact in communities around the globe
Press Release

KOHLER, Wis., October 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Kohler Co., a global leader in design and innovation of kitchen and bath products, today announced the launch of Safe Water For All, an initiative to further address pressing issues around water access, quality and conservation and broaden public awareness around water issues.

Water and Pandemics

Article

by Alina Donets, lead portfolio manager and a Vice President with Allianz Global Investors 

The Rise of Water Investing

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by Justin Winter, Portfolio Manager and Director, Impax Asset Management 

Clean water and sanitation for all is the subject of the United Nations’ sixth sustainable development goal, and an increasingly relevant topic to both emerging markets and the developed world. The need for water infrastructure is great in the developing world, and in the developed world, ensuring access to clean water is an ever-present issue, as recent crises have illustrated. This brings opportunities for sustainable investors.

More Than Just a Toilet: Fusing Partnerships for a Better World

Blog

It’s time to shine a brighter light on a sad and heartbreaking truth: each day people are dying  because of a lack of basic sanitation solutions.  
 
According to the World Health Organization and UNICEF, 1 in 3 people lack access to a toilet, open defecation still exists for 10% of the population, and women and girls spend 266 million hours a day trying to find a safe and discrete place to go. The result? Hygiene-related diseases, like diarrhea, that account for 1 million deaths annually.  This has to end. 
 

Cleaning the Built Environment After the Big Celebration

by Daniel Rosen
Blog

The city of Philadelphia’s football team won the big game for the first time ever and its long-suffering fan base celebrated the victory in kind. In February, the city held a massive parade for its football team, a turnout that some estimated teetered over 700,000 people (a spokesman for the City of Philadelphia did not have an official tally). With this great turnout came its inevitable byproduct: trash. Lots of trash.

LIXIL Marks World Toilet Day with Next Generation of SATO Products

SATO’s new V-Trap Connection System going for $10 or less in India, helping to reduce open defecation
Press Release

TOKYO, November 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - LIXIL Group Corporation (“LIXIL Group”), a global leader in the housing and building industry, is marking World Toilet Day (November 19) with the roll-out in multiple states in India of its new series of innovative SATO products. SATO is a first-of-its-kind line of innovative toilet and sanitation products designed to bring improved sanitation and comfort to rural and peri-urban communities around the world.

Investing in Scale

How iDE used flexible funding to help solve the sanitation crisis
Article

This is part two in a series highlighting the Lipman Family Prize. Read part one here, and stay tuned for part three.

Carnival Cruise Ship Scores Second Straight Perfect 100 Health Score

Article

Carnival Cruise Line has announced that Carnival Elation has scored a second consecutive perfect 100 health score during a recent unannounced inspection in Jacksonville, Florida.

To read more about the perfect score and inspection, click here for the complete story on CruiseFever.net. 

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