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Black & Veatch Salutes US Water Prize 2020 Winners

Upcoming virtual awards ceremony to honor Denver Water, Flint Community Lab, Iowa Soybean Association, Marriott International, journalist Jose A. Del Real and US Sen. Ben Cardin
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As a sponsor of the US Water Prize 2020, global water infrastructure and solutions leader Black & Veatch salutes the latest recipients of the award recognizing people and organizations advancing innovations in water management and a more sustainable water future.

Ecolab's 2030 Impact Goals Advance Sustainable and Productive Operations to Help Industry Achieve Greater Purpose

New goals will drive further ambitious progress on water, carbon, food safety and public health
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ST. PAUL, Minn., July 15, 2020  /3BL Media/ – By 2030, there will be an additional billion people in the world, placing greater demand on natural resources. To help companies sustainably address growing demand, Ecolab Inc. has launched its ambitious 2030 Impact Goals to significantly increase the company’s positive impact within its own operations and through its work with customers.

Mosaic's 2025 Targets - Freshwater & GHG Emissions With Natali Archibee

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Mosaic’s 2025 Targets – Video Series Kick-off

In this new video series, we’ll share more about the intent of Mosaic’s 2025 sustainability targets and how we’ll get there. Acting Responsibly is a strategic priority for our employees and our company. This critical work helps Mosaic to maximize our positive impact on society.

We’re starting with an overview of our environmental targets hosted by Sustainability Manager Natali Archibee.

LIXIL's SATO Tap Aims to Improve Hygiene for Millions in Developing Economies

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According to UNICEF, 40% of the world’s population does not have access to basic handwashing facilities or soap at home. LIXIL has introduced the innovative SATO Tap, a new product that will help improve hygiene for millions in developing economies during COVID-19 and beyond.

Watch the inventor Daigo Ishiyama discuss what inspired him to create this solution that can be used in households without access to running water.

Federally Funded Research to Study, Improve Houston Wastewater System's Resilience

National Science Foundation grant teams Rice, Howard universities, with Black & Veatch support, to model resilience of Houston’s wastewater treatment plants
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – It’s a familiar scene: people stockpiling cases of water when extreme weather hits, illustrating how climate-related disasters can seriously damage watersheds and disrupt water supplies.

Watch: International Olympic Committee is Building a Healthier Planet Through Sport

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From running and swimming to skiing and biking, sport is an ideal way to connect with nature. But to continue enjoying our favourite physical activities, we must urgently protect the environment on which they depend.

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Keep America Beautiful Presents 47 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Grants to Organizations throughout the United States

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STAMFORD, Conn., May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s largest community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced it has awarded 47 grants to Keep America Beautiful community-based affiliates and partner organizations for its 2020 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP) to reduce the most littered item in America.   

Water Protections and Other Regulations Are Rolling Back. What Should Businesses Do?

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While companies thought they had a grasp of water protection and sustainability regulations, now these regulations are being rolled back rather than continuing the 50-year trend of strengthening them. What does it mean for the business sector?

Boosting the Impact of Social Purpose Leaders

Nonprofit organization GRAVIS receives this year's American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award in recognition of its work in India's Thar Desert
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To continue backing the communities we serve around the world, including the nonprofit leaders who are helping drive positive change, American Express today announced the recipient of the 2020 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award: Prakash Tyagi, executive director of the India-based NGO, GRAVIS. The organization works to expand access to clean water, food, education and healthcare in rural communities in the Thar Desert.

Virtually Experience the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit

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The COVID‐19 crisis is accelerating the transformation of business – one that solidifies the private sector mandate of a stakeholder‐first, rather than shareholder‐only, mentality. We’ve kept a pulse on this shift, brand action and stakeholder expectations, revealing that 75% of the U.S. public believes business must take action to protect employees, care for communities and support front-line workers in the fight against COVID‐19. Companies who have rapidly and authentically met this expectation demonstrate Purpose – at its finest.

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