A Q&A with Xylem Watermark’s Project Leader in Malawi
For many communities, access to infrastructure is a key to breaking the cycle of poverty.
Xylem Watermark’s Emma Housman spoke with Vinesan Govender to learn about his work with our NGO partner Engineers Without Borders, and his experience working with a team of Xylem volunteers and engineers in Malawi to secure running water for rural health clinics.
RYE BROOK, N.Y., January 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Global water technology company, Xylem (NYSE:XYL), announced today that almost 80 percent of its 16,000 employees volunteered their time to help solve urgent water challenges in 2021. Xylem’s global team collectively donated 113,000 hours in their communities, across 55 countries.
Partnership to Improve Access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Awareness, Accelerating Progress Towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals
RYE BROOK, N.Y., December 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Xylem Watermark, the corporate social responsibility program of global water technology company Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL), aims to reach over 3.4 million children by end of 2023 through its support of UNICEF, the world’s leading organization for children. Aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the partnership seeks to improve awareness of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in India’s most vulnerable communities, with a focus on strengthening WASH protocols in schools and pre-schools, known as anganwadi centers.
RYE BROOK, NY, November 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Manchester City Football Club’s global community program, Cityzens Giving and global water technology company, Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL) are calling on football fans to vote for their “water heroes” – one of five teams of young leaders who are working to tackle water challenges in Cape Town, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, Mumbai and New York City.
New Paper Outlines Steps to Accelerate Sector’s Progress Toward Zero-Carbon Future
RYE BROOK, NY, November 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Global water utilities account for approximately 2% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions – the equivalent of the world’s shipping industry. And this figure is set to spiral as utilities work towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal of universal access to water and sanitation by 2030. But water utilities could cut their emissions dramatically and quickly, according to a new paper from global water technology company, Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL).
Global partnership scales Imagine H2O’s work with entrepreneurial water solutions
RYE BROOK, NY, October 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s greatest water challenges has announced an expanded commitment to Imagine H2O, the leading water innovation accelerator and ecosystem for water entrepreneurs. As a global partner, Xylem brings expanded support to Imagine H2O’s startup Accelerator and joins as the newest partner to Imagine H2O Asia, the organization’s Singapore-based initiative supporting water solutions across Southeast Asia.
Targets the 10% of Global Emissions Generated by Water Use and Management
RYE BROOK, NY, October 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Global water technology company, Xylem (NYSE:XYL), today called on water sector leaders and organizations to join a global sustainability push to reduce greenhouse gas emissions related to water systems and water management. The encouragement comes after last month’s announcement that Xylem had formalized its commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions across its value chain before 2050*.
Legendary Football Coach Joins Forces with Water Technology Leader to Advance Water Sustainability
RYE BROOK, N.Y., October 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Global water technology company, Xylem (NYSE:XYL), and Manchester City Football Club manager, Pep Guardiola, today announced they are joining forces to promote public engagement on the world’s water challenges. The partners will campaign for awareness and education, and will support community initiatives through The Guardiola Sala Foundation. Together, they aim to reach hundreds of millions of people, and to motivate young people to address water challenges in their own communities.
“I have experienced how it felt when we lost almost everything … so I know how difficult it is for the communities to keep surviving during this difficult year.”
Those are the words of Nurdianto, a Mercy Corps team member from Indonesia. Nurdianto knows what it’s like to lose almost everything. A survivor of the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004, he has dedicated his life to partnering with disaster-struck communities to support them in rebuilding their lives.
Team “Res-Queue” Wins The Xylem Water Challenge Award At Hackzurich2021 With A Decision Support System That Helps Optimize Rescue Operations During Floods
RYE BROOK, NY,September 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Global water technology company, Xylem, today congratulated a team of hackathon participants that has come up with a new way to respond to abrupt flood events. Team Res-Queue won HackZurich 2021’s Xylem Water Challenge with their innovative solution to help people affected by dangerous flooding intensified by climate change.