Water Conservation

American Standard Wins 2018 WaterSense Sustained Excellence Award

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PISCATAWAY, N.J., October 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ ― American Standard, part of LIXIL, has received a 2018 WaterSense Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of the brand’s years of award-winning efforts to develop and promote WaterSense-labeled products and encourage water conservation across the country. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) previously named American Standard WaterSense Partner of the Year in 2017 and 2012, and also honored the brand with a WaterSense Excellence in Innovation and Research Award in 2016.

Water Conservation at Domtar: Our Process From River to Mill

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Pulp and paper manufacturing is a water-intensive process. All of our mills are located in watersheds with sufficient supplies, but responsible water management and water conservation will always be a significant part of our sustainability efforts at Domtar.

Xylem Partners with Manchester City Football Club

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Last month, Xylem partnered with Manchester City Football Team to work together in solving water. At one event, Xylem volunteers, along with coaches and players from Manchester City Football Club and the New York City Football Club, teamed up to support New York City’s city-wide efforts to promote youth soccer programs in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens. Almost 100 children between the ages of 7-13 enjoyed soccer training from professional coaches and participated in a water conservation program, which highlighted the importance of water conservation.

Three Keys to Intel's Global Water Stewardship Program

By Fawn Bergen, Global Sustainability Program Manager; Intel Corp.
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Next week I will be joining my peers at NAEM’s 2018 Sustainability Management Conference to share Intel’s story on a topic that I am really excited about – water stewardship. You may be asking why a technology company would be excited to talk about water.

Xylem Highlights Its Continuing Commitment to Global Sustainability in Its Annual Sustainability Report: “The Opportunity of a Lifetime”

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RYE BROOK, N.Y., June 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Today, Xylem (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company, published its 2017 Sustainability Report: "The Opportunity of a Lifetime,"which outlines its commitment to partnering with customers and communities to pioneer new approaches to help solve the major water challenges of our time. The report also spotlights Xylem’s progress over the past year to advance its sustainability goals.

Saving Every Drop

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Capturing rain water for irrigation is not a new idea. In fact, the Romans perfected the technique and were the innovators of their time, harvesting rain water for irrigation and other uses with simple to advanced concepts.

Most of these models have not changed much over the centuries, and continue to be used today around the globe, ranging from multi-thousand-gallon cisterns to 55-gallon drum rain barrels. 

FCA Celebrates World Water Day

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The 2018 World Water Day, with its theme “Nature for Water,” seeks its inspiration from Nature and explores what we can learn from it. FCA has worked to conserve this natural resource for many years, progressively reducing the water footprint of our plants, supporting projects for the recovery and protection of biodiversity, and involving our employees so that this commitment also translates into individual, concrete and daily actions. 

Women in Kenya Improve Their Families’ Food Security Through Simple Land-Restoration Technology

Despite challenges from both the land and society, women are taking control of their farms, with impressive results
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Agricultural innovations in Africa aimed at improving the productivity of smallholders, especially women, are necessarily subject to accommodating multiple needs, which in turn depend on differing priorities, preferences and access to resources.

Renting an ox-drawn plough, for example, operated by young, able-bodied men is not an easy option for many cash-strapped farmers, particularly the women who make up the majority of farmers in the drylands of what is known as Kambaland in southeastern Kenya.

LIXIL Group’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target Validated by the Science Based Targets Initiative

Press Release

TOKYO, November 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - LIXIL Group Corporation (“LIXIL Group”), a global leader in the housing and building industry, has received validation from the Science Based Targets (SBT) initiative1 for its greenhouse gas emissions target. LIXIL is the first company in the building products sector globally to have its targets approved by the SBT initiative.

Sports Giant AEG Is Cutting Emissions at Arenas

Venues like the Barclays Center and Staples Center are saving energy and water.
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AEG’s Vice President of Energy and Environment John Marler discusses how AEG is working toward its environmental goal of reducing emissions and furthering its sustainability practices throughout the company’s facilities, venues and team operations.

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AEG’s Vice President of Energy and Environment John Marler discusses how AEG is working toward its environmental goal of reducing emissions and furthering its sustainability practices throughout the company’s facilities, venues and team operations.

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