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Barclays Insight: Rising to the Water Challenge

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Water is undoubtedly one of the most precious natural resources for life on earth. Without access to good quality freshwater, human, animal and plant survival is impossible, while many industries are also highly dependent on reliable sources of water for their day-to-day operations and long-term viability.

World Water Day: Lessons from A Water Expert

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Whether at the General Motors’ headquarters in the Great Lakes State or an assembly plant in a water-stressed area of Brazil, GM is consistently looking for ways to conserve water. In honor of World Water Day, here are five tips for industrial water conservation from Todd Williams, GM’s senior project engineer for water and wastewater treatment. 

1. Track use: What gets measured gets done. Perform site-wide water checks to better understand water use across your operations and identify areas of improvement. 

Atlas Copco USA’s Water for All Organization Surpasses $1 Million in Donations

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ROCK HILL, S.C., March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Atlas Copco USA’s employee-run program Water for All has surpassed $1 million in donations. The milestone comes after making a $50,000 contribution to charity: water, a New York-based nonprofit organization dedicated to funding water projects across the globe.

How Can Tech Help Deliver Safe, Clean Water to All?

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On World Water Day, we're proud to highlight the work of our nonprofit partner, Water for People. Learn more about their efforts to use technology to provide safe, clean water to the millions worldwide who need it most: http://csr.cisco.com/casestudy/water-for-people.

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

Grant Will Facilitate River Cleanup Awareness and National Employee Cleanup Initiatives
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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.”

Whirlpool Corporation Celebrates World Water Day

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At Whirlpool Corporation, we are passionate about improving our consumers’ quality of life while minimizing our environmental impact. We have been focused on sustainability since 1969, long before it became the norm, and we continue to integrate it into our everyday work. Join us in celebrating World Water Day!

Pentair Advances Sustainable Water Solutions

Collaboration with University of California, Davis supports World Water Day commitment; aligns with company’s continued efforts to deliver innovative water and wastewater solutions for municipal, industrial, residential and commercial customers
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LONDON – March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Pentair, a global leader in sustainable water solutions, announced today, World Water Day 2017, its collaboration with the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science at University of California, Davis (UC-Davis), to advance water stewardship in food and beverage processing.

Make Your Mark on World Water Day

Celebrating World Water Day with Xylem Watermark
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At Xylem, water is our business, but even more importantly, it is our passion.

AEG Celebrates World Water Day with Focus on Potable Water Conservation

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In celebration of World Water Day, a UN campaign celebrated annually on March 22 to bring attention to the importance of freshwater conservation, AEG continues to work toward meeting its 2020 Environmental Goals for GHG emissions, water and waste.

Every Drop Counts

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We recognize that water stress, water quality and water access are critical global issues. As a result, we’re constantly working to minimize water use at each of our sites around the world. At our LEED Platinum® certified Kalyani Vista building in Bangalore, India, we’ve reduced our on-site potable water usage by 40%. We’ve also taken action to reduce water consumption at our headquarters in California, which is experiencing a multi-year drought.

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