water stewardship

Safe Water: Indispensable in the Fight Against Coronavirus

By Carol Kauffman Nowlin, corporate social responsibility manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
Article

World Water Day occurs every year on March 22. It’s an opportunity to pause and acknowledge what we believe all year long––safe, unpolluted water is a cause worth fighting for. This year, we are thinking a lot about how necessary clean water is to our health.

Our environmental partners, working on the front lines all across the country to protect our water resources, are thinking about this too. Hear from two of these organizations’ leaders about their commitments to protecting Americans’ water and health during these extraordinary times:

BIER Releases Context-Based Decision Guide for Water Reuse and Recycling

Press Release

February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has published a Context-Based Decision Guide for Water Reuse and Recycling which furthers the beverage sector’s leadership on corporate water stewardship and builds upon previous work by BIER on performance in watershed context.

Nestlé Waters North America’s Stanwood, Mich., Bottling Facility Achieves Alliance for Water Stewardship Gold Certification

Certification by independent entity SCS Global Services reaffirms company’s water stewardship efforts
Press Release

STANWOOD, Mich., August 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ –  Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA) is pleased to announce that its Stanwood bottling facility in Michigan has received Gold certification under the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) International Water Stewardship Standard, the company’s second facility awarded this certification.

Better Together: Meet the Environmental Leaders Committed to Sustainability Innovation in the Beverage Sector

Environmental Leaders Shaping the Beverage Sector's Future
Blog

As Helen Keller so famously said: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”

Since our inception in 2006, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has stayed true to this founding concept, with global beverage brands setting competition aside and coming together as an industry to advance environmental sustainability and value.

Water for All

Safe water, sanitation and hygiene matters
Blog

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.

Practitioner Spotlight--Meaghan McNaney

Blog

"...the world’s largest beverage companies (and true market competitors) are actually collaborating with one another to tackle complex sustainability challenges," says Meaghan McNaney, Antea Group's sustainability practitioner In the Syracuse, NY office.

Find out more about this interesting part of Meaghan's work, as well as other personal details that make her a really passionate, sincere, and effective sustainability consultant.

About Antea Group

Nestlé Waters Deploys Innovative Water Data Monitoring

Technology to help ensure highest quality water
Press Release

August 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé Waters today announced it will deploy the French start-up Aquassay’s real-time data analysis solution, ‘SAAS’, across its industrial output in more than 20 countries.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (April 2019)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look at this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

Newsletter

The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look at this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

From California to Central India: Implementing Water Stewardship at the Local Level

by Megan Amrich
Article

This article series is sponsored by General Mills and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Going Natural: Applying Innovative Solutions to Improve Water Quality

Article

Teck’s research into water quality management has reached a major breakthrough with the successful development of an in-situ method to remove selenium and nitrate from mine-impacted water.  The Saturated Rock Fill (SRF) facility built at Teck’s Elkview Operations can treat up to 10 million liters per day using naturally-occurring biological processes.

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