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Xylem’s Morton Grove Team Cleans Lincoln Creek

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The team from Xylem Watermark in Morton Grove, IL has been hard at work in their local community. Twenty-five Watermark volunteers recently helped clean up a section of Lincoln Creek, which carries water away from Downtown Milwaukee. While doing so, they helped monitor water quality and shared their data as part of the EarthEcho Water Challenge. In addition to 30 garbage bags of trash, the team also removed an automobile bumper and two shopping carts, highlighting the importance of keeping our waterways clean.

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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and Restore America’s Estuaries Explore the Carbon-Capturing Power of Wetlands

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Since 2016 ScottsMiracle-Gro has partnered with Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) and its members to advance the cause of coastal restoration in some of our country’s most fragile watersheds. Pictured above is ongoing work being done by RAE member groups Galveston Bay Foundation and Tampa Bay Watch. Wetlands being restored in Texas and Florida, as well as many other places, not only filter nutrients and buffer shorelines, but also trap carbon dioxide—a process known as Blue Carbon. 
 

TOTO Donates Low Flow Toilets to The Ray

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TOTO is excited to be part of the vision of sustainability that Ray C. Anderson Foundation has for the world, and the company recently donated and installed 15 low flow toilets and flush valves at the Georgia Visitor Information Center (VIC) located on The Ray.

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TOTO is excited to be part of the vision of sustainability that Ray C. Anderson Foundation has for the world, and the company recently donated and installed 15 low flow toilets and flush valves at the Georgia Visitor Information Center (VIC) located on The Ray.

Making Friends With the LA River

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“The FoLAR volunteer event was a great experience for team bonding, cleaning up the environment, and enjoying local green spaces in the urban area."

Driving Decisions With Data Dashboards: Weaving a HydroWebbed Data Dashboard

Harnessing the power of data throughout the project life cycle
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Across Tetra Tech’s markets, nearly all clients share the need for actionable information that can drive decision making. Big data began bursting onto the scene some 25 years ago, inundating our information-hungry clients with megabytes and gigabytes of facts and figures that soon became a flood of petabytes and zettabytes. Managers thirsty for relevant intelligence were drowning in oceans of data, wondering what was important, what was essential, and what was urgent information.

Uniting Team Members to Clean Up the World’s Shorelines

Dell employees on almost every continent organized Shore Up events to collect plastics and other litter from local beaches, waterways and other areas.
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The launch of Dell’s ocean-bound plastics packaging woke our team members to the threats facing our environment and our oceans in particular. One big threat to ocean ecosystems is the litter that finds its way into waterways and eventually out to sea. The problem starts on land, and our Planet employee resource group (ERG) wanted to do something about it.

Sustainability at Scale: Q&A With P&G Chief Brand Officer Marc Pritchard

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“What if P&G products were made in a way that recycles waste, water, and energy? We’re on it, with 85% of our production plants sending zero manufacturing waste to landfill and finding uses for 5 million tons of trash.” That was just part of the good news that Procter & Gamble’s Chief Brand Officer, Marc Pritchard, brought to Sustainable Brands 2018 in Vancouver.

VIDEO | P&G Asks Kids What 2030 Will Be Like

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We don’t know what the world will be like in 2030 so we asked the next generation. Hear what they say and how our new 2030 sustainability goals will help leave a better world for them.

Building on its legacy of environmental leadership, P&G has already achieved many of its sustainability goals for 2020 in its focus areas of climate (reduced absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 16% since 2010), water (reduced water use in manufacturing facilities by 27% since 2010), and waste (achieved zero manufacturing waste to landfill for more than 80% of manufacturing sites).

Four Million American Anglers Mobilized in Crowdsourced Effort to Collect Data and Trash from U.S. Waters This Independence Day

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STAMFORD, Conn., July 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ - This Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4, 2018, Keep America Beautiful, the nonprofit steward of litter prevention for more than six decades, is partnering with Fishbrain, the world’s most popular mobile app and social network for people who love fishing, to ask the app’s over 4 million US users to undertake the largest-ever one-day crowdsourced audit of litter in the US.

GRI Standards Update: Leading Reporting Practice in Occupational Health and Safety Management, and Water Stewardship

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Continued degradation of environmental resources and failing to provide safe and healthy working environments globally have put water and OHS high on the global agenda, and are relevant to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Credible and actionable information about organizations’ impact on society and the environment is more important now than it has ever been, and sustainability reporting must also reflect the changes in how we understand problems and how we think about solutions.  ​

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