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To Get Buy-In From the C-Suite, EHS Leaders Should Align Programs with Business Strategy

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One of the keys to achieving executive support for corporate environment, health and safety programs (EHS) is to be an integral part of business planning, according to Walter Fluharty, Vice President of EHS and Organizational Development at Simon Roofing.   

Tesco Tests Plastic-Free in Produce Aisle

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Plastic use continues to plague our planet,  with 40 percent only being used once before ending up in our landfills, waterways and oceans. The use of plastic in products and packaging has become a critical concern for companies, consumers and other stakeholders alike.

World Water Day: Companies Helping Billions Access This Basic Human Right

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Friday marked World Water Day, an annual international observance created by the UN to advocate for and grow awareness of sustainable management of freshwater resources as a worldwide issue. Despite the world’s technological advances, billions of people still do not have access to clean and safe water.

World Water Day: Companies Helping Billions Access This Basic Human Right

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Friday marked World Water Day, an annual international observance created by the UN to advocate for and grow awareness of sustainable management of freshwater resources as a worldwide issue. Despite the world’s technological advances, billions of people still do not have access to clean and safe water.

Xylem Holds Third Annual “Make Your Mark 30-Day Challenge” to Raise Awareness of World Water Day

Watermark Corporate Citizenship program expands to include opportunities for stakeholders to join Xylem employees in volunteer activities
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RYE BROOK, N.Y., March 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Xylem (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company, is recognizing World Water Day 2019 by launching its third annual “Make Your Mark 30-Day Challenge.” While Xylem colleagues, customers and partners volunteer every day, the company welcomes this specific opportunity each year to raise awareness and invite others to join the cause.

Partners in Purpose: Cape Town Officials and Kimberly-Clark Address Water Scarcity

Last week, 3BL clients highlighted their progress toward SDG 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation) on World Water Day.
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By 2030, 40% of the world's population will live in water-stressed areas. One of those areas is Cape Town, South Africa.

Kimberly-Clark partnered with Deltares to develop an innovative dashboard called WaterLOUPE, which can be used to see current and future risks to water availability. The company hosted over 30 local, municipal and NGO leaders at its Epping mill last month for a water scarcity workshop to encourage collaboration and align objectives.

Kimberly-Clark plans to bring the WaterLOUPE project to all of the water-stressed regions in which it operates.

Cómo Teck está promoviendo la conversación sobre la gestión del agua en la industria minera

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Nuestro enfoque de la gestión del agua se basa en tres elementos clave: proteger la calidad del agua, mejorar la eficiencia en el uso del agua y participar de forma colaborativa en nuestras cuencas.

Creando Agua Dulce en el Desierto de Atacama de Chile

La planta de desalinización de nuestro proyecto Quebrada Blanca Fase 2 será el primer uso a gran escala de agua de mar desalinizada para la minería en la región de Tarapacá en Chile, en vez del agua dulce. A plena capacidad, esta purificará aproximadamente 1,300 litros por segundo.

How Teck Is Advancing the Conversation About Water Stewardship in the Mining Industry

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Our approach to water stewardship is based on three key elements: protecting water quality, improving water use efficiency and engaging collaboratively within our watersheds. Check out some of the projects our team is working on to make water stewardship a top priority. 

Creating Fresh Water in the Atacama Desert of Chile

Pentair Expands Efforts to Increase Access to Sustainable, Safe Water

To commemorate World Water Day 2019, Pentair announces its latest collaboration with Shining Hope for Communities to fund a clean water project in Nairobi, Kenya
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LONDON, United Kingdom, March 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – In its continued efforts to transform the way safe water is sustainably delivered to people in need, global water treatment company Pentair and the Pentair Foundation today announced a new collaboration with Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) to deliver clean water to the people living in Mathare, an impoverished settlement in Nairobi, Kenya.

Kimberly-Clark's Sustainability Team Joins Community Leaders in Cape Town to Tackle Water Risk Challenges

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Water is a valuable natural resource and the primary element in many of Kimberly-Clark’s manufacturing processes. This World Water Day the company is releasing an inside look at the implementation of WaterLOUPE at one of its twelve mills located in high water-stressed areas. WaterLOUPE is a water scarcity dashboard developed by Kimberly-Clark and Dutch research institute Deltares that provides critical data to inform local communities on water risk, availability and the use of water in scale and over time.

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