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Precious Water - Why Clean Water for This Young Schoolboy Makes My Job Seem Worthwhile

by Maryam Khalid, Assistant Public Affairs Manager at Nestlé Pakistan
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A young boy smiles at the camera in Kabirwala, Pakistan, while his father looks on happily, as they collect clean drinking water. It’s an image that I love, one it motivates me in my work on water as Assistant Public Affairs Manager at Nestlé Pakistan.

We can’t take water for granted

Ammar, that’s the boy’s name, and his father, were benefiting from a facility that we built to provide people with free access to clean drinking water, near our factory in Kabirwala. It’s one of the six facilities that we’ve built across Pakistan in recent years.

Water for All

Safe water, sanitation and hygiene matters
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Jumping in the shower each morning, or taking a bath, is something many of us take for granted. After all, access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is a basic human right.

Caterpillar Foundation Launches Value of Water Campaign to Help Its Partners Address Poverty

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AUSTIN, Texas, March 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ –- To raise awareness of the value of water and the impact of the global water crisis on community health, education and economics, the Caterpillar Foundation, together with its global partners, today launched the Value of Water campaign. The Caterpillar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), is on a mission to empower 50 million people around the world to rise out of extreme poverty by 2020.

Cargill Installs 1,000-Meter Water Supply Pipeline to Improve Water Access for 1,200 Farming Households in Karnataka’s Bannikodu Village

Part of project SAATHI: Working with 5,000 farming households in Davangere
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Cargill strengthened the water supply network for 1,200 farming households in Bannikodu village, Karnataka, India, by installing a 1,000-meter water supply pipeline. Demonstrating its commitment to strengthen agricultural communities, Cargill linked an existing bore well on the lower side of the village to the water tank on the upper side, making tap water available for nearby homes.

15 Years of Global Growth

Infographic follows planet, society, and business since 1999; points to what's next.
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As CECP celebrates its 15th year, it looks back on the progress made to anticipate the changes to come. View CECP's new infographic, which highlights the trajectory of the planet, society, and business, and how CEOs can lead progress on society's toughest challenges. 

Recyclebank Reduces Carbon Footprint 27 Percent from 2011 to 2012, Funds NativeEnergy Clean Water Initiative

Offsets for remaining emissions help provide critical funding for Kenya-based clean water project
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NEW YORK, June 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Today Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals , announced a 27 percent reduction in its corporate carbon emissions, down from 830 metric tonnes in 2011 to 602 metric tonnes in 2012. Since 2009, Recyclebank has partnered with NativeEnergy to calculate the company’s greenhouse gas emissions, paving the way for Recyclebank to reduce its operational footprint.

PepsiCo Achieves Safe Water Access Goal

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Company Doubles Original Target, Will Aim to Provide Total of Six Million People with Access to Safe Water by 2015

Success Driven by PepsiCo Foundation's Collaboration with Columbia University's Earth Institute and Other Leading NGOs

Press Release

Company Doubles Original Target, Will Aim to Provide Total of Six Million People with Access to Safe Water by 2015

Success Driven by PepsiCo Foundation's Collaboration with Columbia University's Earth Institute and Other Leading NGOs

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