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Kohler Co. Launches Safe Water for All to Address Global Water and Sanitation Crisis

Commits to identifying sustainable solutions to water and sanitation challenges that will drive measurable impact in communities around the globe
Press Release

KOHLER, Wis., October 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Kohler Co., a global leader in design and innovation of kitchen and bath products, today announced the launch of Safe Water For All, an initiative to further address pressing issues around water access, quality and conservation and broaden public awareness around water issues.

The Rise of Water Investing

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by Justin Winter, Portfolio Manager and Director, Impax Asset Management 

Clean water and sanitation for all is the subject of the United Nations’ sixth sustainable development goal, and an increasingly relevant topic to both emerging markets and the developed world. The need for water infrastructure is great in the developing world, and in the developed world, ensuring access to clean water is an ever-present issue, as recent crises have illustrated. This brings opportunities for sustainable investors.

Investors & Companies Use Climate Playbook to Scale Action on Water

Roughly half the industries in our economy face significant water risks.
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by Kirsten James, Director of Water at Ceres 

Our research shows that roughly half the industries in our economy face significant water risks. That’s the startling insight we uncovered when we analyzed the sectors represented in the four main U.S. stock indices. These risks, including dwindling water sources, pollution, climate change and increasing competition, affect industries across the board, from agriculture to utilities, apparel to oil and gas.

WBCSD and BIER Will Develop Guidance to Monitor and Measure Water Circularity

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May 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announce collaboration on creation of water circularity metrics.

The Detroit Water Crisis and Unexpected Coalitions

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Since 2014, the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department has shut off the water to 141,000 households whose bills were past due. Last year, more than 23,000 households reportedly had their water shut off.

Manchester City and Xylem Tackle Water and Education Issues in Bangalore With Fan Volunteers

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  • As part of Manchester City’s Cityzens Giving Project, the Club teamed up with Official Water Technology Partner Xylem to build two new sustainable clean water towers in Bangalore, India for a second year.
  • Five City fans from across India joined Xylem employees and Club legend Paul Dickov to deliver access to clean water and sanitation to two new schools.

Study: Your Home’s Water Quality Could Vary by the Room – and the Season

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., February 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Is the water in your home actually safe, given that water utility companies in the U.S. aren’t required by law to monitor the water that specifically enters a building at its service line?

A study has found that the water quality of a home can differ in each room and change between seasons, challenging the assumption that the water in a public water system is the same as the water that passes through a building’s plumbing at any time of the year.

Water Management at Caterpillar

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Around the world, Caterpillar facilities take water scarcity and water management seriously, with results that highlight the scale of positive impact that its operations can have.

Learn more about the steps Caterpillar has taken to reduce its water consumption. 

Looking Beyond ESG Integration With the Matthews Asia ESG Fund

Uncovering investment opportunities with a focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors across the world’s fastest-growing region.
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by Vivek Tanneeru, Portfolio Manager at Matthews Asia 

In Asia, ESG investing encompasses large, transformational changes. It focuses on companies that can potentially deliver profits and growth from improving the quality of life across the region. Within this context, Matthews Asia launched the Matthews Asia ESG Fund more than four years ago. Managed by Vivek Tanneeru, the Fund seeks to capitalize on the growth of the region by investing with an ESG lens.

Addressing the Leakage Imperative: Black & Veatch Responds With New Hire to Lead Digital Transformation of Leakage Management Services

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REDHILL, United Kingdom, October 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Water companies in England and Wales have to deliver, on average, a 17 per cent cut in leakage by 2025. Current levels of leakage, 3.16 billion litres per day in 2018/19, are deemed unacceptable by Ofwat. Black & Veatch has created a new role: Leakage Services Manager, and appointed Stuart White, to help water companies meet the regulator’s expectations.

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