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Investing in Water in Developing Countries: The Right (and Smart) Thing to Do

More than 700 million people around the world do not have access to clean water, and nearly 850,000 die annually from waterborne illnesses.…
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Cause Marketing: The Success of Michelle Obama’s Drink Up Campaign

Does cause marketing actually work? New data shows Michelle Obama's Drink Up Campaign is encouraging Americans to drink more water. Although some have…
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Why You Should Care About Freshwater

RFK Jr explains that as freshwater supplies dwindle, global investors are scrambling to own what’s left. The World Bank already values water privatization…
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Portable Distillation Unit Cleans Sea Water on a Sunny Day

A new portable system can purify dirty water -- including sea water -- using solar-powered distillation: the simple process of boiling the water…
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This is Water: Lessons From My ‘4 Liters Challenge’

The challenge was not pleasant. Far worse than the experience was coming to terms with just how much water we waste.
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The Carbon for Water Program’s Impact in Rural Kenyan Homes

On Friday, I made a number of home visits with Steve Otieno, Vestergaard's country director for climate & water in Kenya. Steve manages…
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Tragedy of the Commons: Once Upon a … Water

We have reached a tipping point where we need to monetize and assign a dollar value to a natural resource like water --…
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Policy Points: Cut Pollution, Move to Safer Chemicals and Keep Our Water Clean

As business leaders, we can and must support policy changes to help make the economy more sustainable. Here are three important policies that…
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Innovators Aim to Prevent Water-Borne Illnesses During Natural Disasters

Scarcity is a major concern, but what about too much water of the wrong kind?
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Obama, McCarthy Reaffirm Government’s Commitment to Environmental Justice

On the 25th anniversary of a historic executive order issued by then President Clinton, the President and EPA Administrator's renewed commitment to environmental…
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Water: The Most Critical Asset in Your Production Strategy

We seem to have forgotten a precious, indispensable and dangerously depleting resource: water. Ironically, most companies have sophisticated and effective sustainability programs in…
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New York Picks Greek Yogurt Over Clean Water

New York relaxes regulations for factory farms to meet Greek yogurt demand, putting the state's water supply in danger of contamination.
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No Beer, No Cheer: Small Brewers Push to Defend Clean Water Act

The NRDC so far has signed up almost two dozen craft beer breweries to ensure local water supplies across the country remain clean.
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India’s Drive for Clean Water and Clean Hands

Public education programmes can help, but they stand more of a chance of making a difference if there are public toilets too.
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Ritz-Carlton, Virgin Hotels to Bottle Own Water via Whole World Water

Virgin Hotels and Ritz-Carlton will start to purify and bottle water and sell to guests under an initiative led by the Whole World…