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A Business Framework for Global Impact

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by John Hodges, managing director, Infrastructure and Finance, BSR (Business for Social Responsibility) 

Xylem Watermark and Partners Help Three Million People

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From ending hunger to slowing climate change, water will play a vital role in meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Find out how Xylem Watermark and its partners are working to help communities solve water-related problems around the world. 

Xylem Watermark was founded in 2008 as Xylem’s corporate citizenship and social investment program. So far, Xylem Watermark and its six nonprofit partners have provided clean water and sanitation solutions to nearly three million people in 25 countries.

Getting Clean Water From the Unlikeliest of Places

by Daniel Rosen
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There is a stigma, albeit an understandable one, that surrounds the use of treated wastewater as potable water. Because let’s face it, no matter how clean treated wastewater may be, people are still going to be focused on the water’s provenance.

Whether it’s water that’s been micturated in, or water that’s rife with bacteria or inorganic materials, most people would prefer not to have treated water going from these sources to their water taps.

Getting Our Hands Dirty: What's Next in Sustainable Agriculture

Why Investing in Sustainable Agriculture is Vital to our Health and our Wealth
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Welcome to the new "Investing in Sustainable Agriculture” issue of the award-winning GreenMoney Journal. The issue feature numerous insightful articles on the current state of and the future of Agriculture. The four top articles are:

• Organic Economics In A World of Industrial Agriculture: Applying the Power of Nature 
by Harn Soper, founder of Sustainable Farm Partners

• Sustainability Through the Kitchen Window of a Coffee Farmer 
by Kenneth Lander, chief sustainability officer and co-founder of Thrive Farmers

A New Look at CSR - Corporate Social Responsibility (All-Videos issue)

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Now online -- To begin its 24 year of publishing on sustainable business and investing - the award-winning 'GreenMoney Journal' launches its first-ever all Videos issue on “CSR – Corporate Social Responsibility” (May 2016).  

Engineers Without Borders: Pouring into Peru

In partnership with Eastman Corporate Responsibility, the Engineers Without Borders (EWB-USA) Tri-Cities Chapter is making a difference in Peru.
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April 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - A team of Eastman engineers recently travelled to Samne, Peru to assess existing water sources and initiative improvement programs.

“The goals of this trip to Samne, Peru, were to complete a full evaluation of the existing water source, to identify alternative water sources, build community relations and to initiate a safe water education program,” said Lindsay Hoggatt, chemical engineer.

RAIN Helps Build a More Resilient Africa by Improving Clean Water Access

by Vikas Vij
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While water is an abundant natural resource, less than three percent of all water on earth is fresh water, and of that amount, over two-thirds is frozen in glaciers and ice caps. Low investments in water infrastructure, rampant wastage and lack of private sector initiative have led to acute water shortages.  About 663 million people in developing countries today do not have access to clean drinking water. According to WHO and UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program (2015), a child dies from a water-related disease every 90 seconds. 

Ecocentricity Blog - November 16, 2015

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Maybe I shouldn’t write this post at all. Honestly, I don’t know. I’m conflicted. For the past couple of days, I have struggled to determine whether or not using this medium to write about the Paris attacks is appropriate. These words seem so insignificant, almost meaningless, compared to the scope of this injustice. I worry that using an environmentally-themed blog to offer sympathy, even genuinely felt sympathy, might cheapen the gravitas of Friday’s tragedy.

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Making it RAIN in Africa Saves Lives

by Kelly Eisenhardt
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The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation and its partners are working with local African governments, NGOs, water service providers and communities to build infrastructure that supplies clean drinking water and sanitation facilities across Africa. These efforts will help to minimize the spread of disease and empower local communities with educational opportunities and economic prosperity.

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