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Wastewater Treatment System at Ingersoll Rand Plant Saves Over 1,000 Gallons of Water Daily

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Read one-page success story: Wastewater Treatment System at Ingersoll Rand Plant Saves Over 1,000 Gallons of Water Daily

Teams at Ingersoll Rand's Monterrey, Mexico facility addressed water scarcity issues and made changes that enabled reuse of wastewater from manufacturing processes, and saved tens of thousands of dollars.

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Brine Science: How Salt and Ingenuity Purify Water for Thousands in Asia and Africa

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Early last summer, Sister Mary Ethel Parrot dropped by the office of WaterStep, a Louisville charity fighting waterborne disease around the world, and picked up a pair of tote bags filled with tubing, clamps and other plastic parts. The nun took them on a plane to Uganda, where she had set up a boarding school for girls.

BIER Releases Practical Perspective on Managing Water-Related Business Risk

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St. Paul, Minn., Nov. 28, 2012 /3BL Media/ – The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) released today “A Practical Perspective on Managing Water-Related Business Risks and Opportunities in the Beverage Sector”, a document developed through a collaborative effort of BIER members for the purpose of sharing collective experience with proactively identifying, prioritizing, and managing water-related risks and opportunities.

A Thirsty Planet: As Water Grows Scarce, Americans Embrace Water Recycling

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When the Voyager 1 spacecraft reached the edge of the Solar System in 1990, cosmologist Carl Sagan asked NASA mission control to snap a picture of the Earth some 3.7 billion miles away. From that distance our planet appeared as a fragile blue dot lost in the darkness of space. Recently U.S. scientists produced another startling image of a pale blue dot.

How are Partnerships Helping PepsiCo Tackle Global Water Challenges?

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PepsiCo and the PepsiCo Foundation rely on the pioneering work of its partners in helping achieve our goals around water access, water efficiency, and positive water impact.  Here are some partner voices from World Water Week in Stockholm:

Why PepsiCo is a Global Leader in Water Stewardship and Sustainable Agriculture

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In a wide-ranging interview with Sanjeev Chadha, President, PepsiCo Middle East & Africa, we discussed the evolving relationship between business and society, water management and sustainability at PepsiCo, shortages and scarcity particularly in the Middle East and Africa, the interconnectivity of water with a number of other critical issues, and key leadership lessons learned from a business perspective in tackling some of the world’s most pressing problems.

GE Citizenship Report: Overview of Challenges & Value

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In its seventh annual Citizenship Report, GE discusses how it is helping to address some of the world’s toughest challenges by finding ways to respond that create value. GE also details its citizenship work in these areas on its Web site, where visitors are encouraged to comment. 

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In its seventh annual Citizenship Report, GE discusses how it is helping to address some of the world’s toughest challenges by finding ways to respond that create value. GE also details its citizenship work in these areas on its Web site, where visitors are encouraged to comment. 

Deloitte and Carbon Disclosure Project Announce Agreement to Drive CDP Water Disclosure

Collaboration will aim to raise awareness of the business risks and opportunities around water
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) August 1, 2011 - Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) and Deloitte Consulting LLP in the United States (together, “Deloitte”) in collaboration with Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an independent not-for-profit organization, today announced an agreement to drive CDP Water Disclosure. The goal of CDP Water Disclosure, launched in November 2009, is to help investors, companies, governments, and other stakeholders in their decision making by making meaningful, systematic, and comparable reporting on water usage a standard corporate practice globally. 

2011 Proxy Season Report: Fracking, Water Scarcity, Other Issues Show Shareholders Resolute on Climate & Related Sustainability Resolutions

With Record 109 Resolutions Filed, Investors Achieve Strong Results on Natural Gas “Fracking,” Water, Coal Ash Disposal and Oil Refinery Safety at Annual Shareholder Meetings
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Boston - June 23, 2011 - Investors achieved noteworthy victories during this year’s shareholder proxy season, with a record 109 shareholder resolutions filed with 81 U.S. and Canadian companies on climate change, unconventional fossil fuel production and related sustainability risks and opportunities. 

Move Over GHG: Water is Trickling In

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Water is trickling into another basin: World Resources Institute.  WRI’s Aqueduct project is a database and suite of practical tools that measure, map and explain water-related risks (À la Water Risk Atlas).  As H20 issues are increasingly facing companies and their investors, organizations can use this project to effectively manage and reduce their exposure to water risk.

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