Apple first to certify data center to the international Water Stewardship Standard (AWS Standard), demonstrating leadership in context-based water stewardship action at the site level
MILWAUKEE, Wis., March 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ — The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) North America today announced Apple earned AWS Standard certification at its Prineville, Oregon data center. Apple is the first company in the world to certify a data center to the AWS Standard, a milestone achieved by protecting shared water resources through continual improvement in the Standard’s five outcomes of good water stewardship: water governance, water balance, water quality, Important Water-Related Areas, and safe water, sanitation and hygiene.
Traditionally, facility optimization projects, whether they focus on energy or water conservation, renewable energy adoption, or equipment retrofits, are all intended to reduce operation costs. However, facility optimization also supports an organization’s broader sustainability goals which can translate to real shareholder, employee, and customer value.
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Our global Antea Group water team sat together virtually to reflect back on 2020 and what a rollercoaster of a year it was. They all agreed that while COVID-19 dominated the headlines, significant attention has been placed on how society and governments are awakening to the realities of climate change. With the trends of warming temperatures, fast-melting polar ice, increased incidence and severity of severe weather events, it’s clear that climate change is rearing its ugly head through the disruption of our planet’s water cycle.
TAMPA, Fla., January 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Primo Water Corporation (NYSE:PRMW; TSX:PRMW) (the “Company” or “Primo”), a leading provider of water direct to consumers and water filtration services in North America and Europe as well as a leading provider of water dispensers, purified and spring bottled water, and self-service refill drinking water in the U.S.
SCS Global Services Announces Certification of Pilot Project Site in Pennsylvania
EMERYVILLE, Calif., December 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ —Today, SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party certification of sustainability performance, announced that Primo Water Corporation (NYSE: PRMW) (TSX: PRMW) has become the first company to have a spring water source certified under the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) program. SCS confirmed this certification based on an independent, in-depth assessment of Primo’s pilot project – its Diamond Spring site in Pennsylvania.
ONTARIO, Calif. , -- Nestlé Waters North America today announced that its Ontario, California water bottling site is the first food and beverage factory in the world to earn Platinum certification under the rigorous Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard. Nestlé Waters is also the first company of any type to achieve this advanced certification in North America.
The first major tech company to pursue the industry-leading water standard for its campuses
MILWAUKEE, August 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) is excited to announce that we have certified Google’s Mountain View and Los Angeles, California, and Dublin, Ireland campuses under the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) International Standard.
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Earning AWS certification for Mountain View, Calif., Los Angeles, Calif., and Dublin, Ireland campuses demonstrates Google’s commitment to understanding and addressing water stewardship challenges and opportunities in its business operations.
by Matt Inbusch, Manager, Natural Capital Stewardship at International Paper
“Context is everything!” Some version of these words has been attributed to various academics, politicians, business leaders, comedians and others over the years. It’s also the main theme behind the concept of water stewardship, including the role of industrial water users today. At International Paper, our Vision 2030 goals are our roadmap for building a better future for people and the planet – and a contextual approach is key to our new water stewardship strategy.
By Carol Kauffman Nowlin, corporate social responsibility manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
World Water Day occurs every year on March 22. It’s an opportunity to pause and acknowledge what we believe all year long––safe, unpolluted water is a cause worth fighting for. This year, we are thinking a lot about how necessary clean water is to our health.
Our environmental partners, working on the front lines all across the country to protect our water resources, are thinking about this too. Hear from two of these organizations’ leaders about their commitments to protecting Americans’ water and health during these extraordinary times: