For example, Singapore launched its National Artificial Intelligence Strategy and committed over 500 million dollars to fund activities related to AI under the Research, Innovation and Enterprise 2020 Plan.
One of 27 companies worldwide recognized by CDP for sustainable water management
TOKYO, February 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL Group Corporation (LIXIL Group; TSE code: 5938), maker of pioneering water and housing products, has been named in the CDP1’s prestigious Water A List, reflecting the company’s leadership in water stewardship.
General Mills joins an elite group to receive an ‘A’ grade for both climate change and water security by global non-profit CDP
MINNEAPOLIS, January 22, 2019/3BL Media/- Today, General Mills announced it has been recognized as a global leader in corporate sustainability by environmental impact non-profit CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) achieving a place on the CDP ‘A List’ for both climate change and water security - two out of three environmental themes covered by CDP scores. General Mills is one of only two companies in the food sector around the globe to receive a score of “A” in both Climate Change and Water Security.
Water is arguably our most precious resource. It is requisite for the survival of all life on our planet. It is also finite. While water is endlessly recyclable through the hydrologic cycle, there’s only so much of the stuff, and only about 1% of it is freshwater that is usable for human consumption.
World Water Day (March 22) provides a stark reminder that fresh water is our most precious natural resource. WWF points out that 1.1 billion people around the globe lack access to clean water, 2.7 billion face water scarcity for at least one month of the year, and 2.4 billion are exposed to waterborne illnesses due to inadequate sanitation.
By Paul Bulcke, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Nestlé
In a few days thousands of experts, advocates, public and private leaders, and others concerned with our most precious resource – water - will gather for the 2018 World Water Forum in the Brazilian capital, Brasilia. During this event, people will be working to raise awareness and look for lasting solutions to ensure that every person everywhere has access to water.
IFF has been identified as a global leader for its actions and strategies to manage environmental issues, and has been awarded a position on the Supplier Climate A List by CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform.
100 companies appear on the A List, which has been produced at the request of 99 CDP supply chain purchasing member organizations with a combined annual spend of over US$3 trillion.