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Developing a Market-Based Approach to Sanitation in Uganda

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Household sanitation is a longstanding development priority for the government of Uganda. However, access to basic sanitation is still low and the country is off-track to meet the Sustainability Development Goal related to universal access to sanitation by 2030. This, coupled with the government’s policy that considers sanitation to be a household responsibility, provides tremendous opportunity to foster market-based sanitation as the mechanism to increase basic sanitation across the country.

Ecolab Partners With Water.org to Improve Access to Clean, Safe, Sustainable Water

Partnership aims to improve access and sanitation for 100,000 people in at-risk watersheds in India
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ST. PAUL, Minn., October 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - One in nine people around the world currently lack access to clean water. As communities grapple with the impacts of climate change, economic recessions and public health crises, the need for access to clean, safe water is more crucial than ever. On the sixth annual Imagine a Day Without Water, Ecolab is announcing a partnership with Water.org to help enable access to sustainable  water and improved sanitation in at-risk watersheds in India.

How Workplace Benefits Might Reflect the New Reality of COVID-19

by Darla Mercado, CFP®
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Employers may have started offering telemedicine in recent years to keep the cost of care down, and the pandemic has helped drive employees toward remote medical treatment.

Indeed, 43% of employers polled by Aflac say they now offer telemedicine to their workers, up from 29% last year. The insurer polled 1,200 benefits decision-makers from June 12 through June 30.

Improving the Mental Health of Young Refugees in Uganda Through Sport

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World Mental Health Day 2020 was a moment to recall the importance of addressing mental health issues at a time when close to 1 billion people live with a mental disorder, and when billions of people around the world have seen their mental wellbeing affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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World Mental Health Day 2020 was a moment to recall the importance of addressing mental health issues at a time when close to 1 billion people live with a mental disorder, and when billions of people around the world have seen their mental wellbeing affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stanley Black & Decker Distributes Hand Sanitizer to Help Keep Communities Safe

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Building on our Techstars partnership with Dynamic Green Products (DGP), we have launched a new line of FDA-listed hand sanitizer gel to help combat COVID-19.

Stanley Black & Decker created the STANLEY + Techstars Accelerator in 2018 with a focus on additive manufacturing and expanded the program in 2019 to include eco-friendly sustainable packaging solutions. Many of these start-ups have adapted their business to provide COVID-19 resources and support for frontline workers.

#DidYouWashYourHands? LIXIL Global Handwashing Campaign Celebrates the Tap

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Handwashing at the right moments has never been more important, but do we always remember to do it when we should?

Sometimes the simplest of actions can have the biggest impact. Like handwashing, for instance, one of the most effective actions we can all take to protect ourselves and prevent the spread of COVID-19, as well as many other infectious diseases.

Helping To Increase Access To Handwashing During a Global Pandemic

by Mary Draves, Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President of Environment, Health and Safety
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If we are serious about confronting the challenges of our times – challenges such as COVID-19 and climate change – industry must collaborate with other sectors and change the way we plan and manage water resources.

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If we are serious about confronting the challenges of our times – challenges such as COVID-19 and climate change – industry must collaborate with other sectors and change the way we plan and manage water resources.

Only Two in 10 Wash Their Hands to Protect Others, Impacting People and Businesses

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In connection to the Global Handwashing Day 2020, Essity is releasing new facts on hand hygiene from their global hygiene and health survey performed in July 2020. It is clear that COVID-19 has had major impact on people’s behavior, not the least on hand hygiene. Two out of three have changed the way they wash their hands, with 75 percent saying that they wash their hands more often. But is it enough?

Who do You wash your hands for?

Tork Releases App In North America, Teaching Hand Hygiene To Young Children To Form Good Hygiene Habits At An Early Age

Heading into the cold and flu season, the app introduces pre-school and kindergarten-aged children to the importance of hygiene through a digital handwashing adventure available on smartphones and tablets
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Biomimicry Innovation: change:WATER Labs

2020 Ray of Hope Prize Finalist
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The team at change:WATER Labs is fundamentally changing the way humans process waste, and it all has to do with water. They recognized that if  water is removed from human waste, all that's left is a compact solid that would be much easier to collect and sterilize.

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The team at change:WATER Labs is fundamentally changing the way humans process waste, and it all has to do with water. They recognized that if  water is removed from human waste, all that's left is a compact solid that would be much easier to collect and sterilize.

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