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The Business Sector Needs to Act on the Global Water Shortage

Approximately 700 million people suffer from water scarcity, and researchers estimate the situation will only grow worse. It's vital for businesses to not…
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The Business Case for Science-Based Water Targets

A World Resources Institute analyst points out that while companies and governments have found consistency in how they approach carbon emissions and climate…
Tyson Foods, water pollution, EPA, water stewardship, Leon Kaye, nitrates, chicken farms, meat industry

Tyson Foods: A Bigger Polluter Than ExxonMobil?

Environment America has accused Tyson, its subsidiaries and contract chicken farms of releasing at least 104 million pounds of pollutants into surface waters…
Water scarcity, water stewardship, Sally Jewel, Leon Kaye, White House, water technology, Leon Kaye, moonshot for water, Fresno, Texas

White House Hopes ‘Moonshot for Water’ Sparks Innovation

The Obama administration's 'moonshot for water' initiative is an effort to mitigate the increased stress on groundwater supplies across the United States.
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New Water Analysis Tool Monetizes Revenue at Risk

World Water Week is going on right now in Stockholm, Sweden. This year marks the 25th edition of the annual international event aimed…
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Kendall Jackson Goes for Sustainability Gold

While producing America's best-selling Chardonnay, Jackson Family Wines is gunning for sustainability glory with an aggressive plan to manage water use and adopt…
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Funding Latin American Watershed Replenishment

Three sustainability leaders -- Carlos Hurtado of FEMSA Foundation, Hugo Contreras of the Nature Conservancy, and Tod Christenson of Antea Group -- share…
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Water and Corporate Culture at Golden State Foods

Golden State Foods has grown alongside California agriculture to become a multinational business. And it made water conservation a focal point for the…
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Israel to California: Here’s How to Overcome Drought

What can a tiny nation smaller than Lake Michigan teach a state like California? According to Mother Nature, plenty. Israel, which has had…
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General Mills: Water Stewardship and the Evolution of Business Imperatives

For a food giant like General Mills, water stewardship and resource management isn't an option. It's a business imperative.
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How Nike Embraced CSR and Went From Villain to Hero

In the late 1990s, faced with overwhelming public anger, Nike accepted responsibility for poor working conditions in its supplier factories and vowed to…
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Electronics Industry Slow to Move the Needle on Water

With headline-making historic droughts in California, Taiwan and other parts of the world, there’s no denying our current global water crisis. Yet, when…
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Memorial Day Flooding: A Grim Reminder of Environmental Risks

Memorial Day flooding across central Texas and Oklahoma underscores the importance of climate adaptation.
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Levi’s Employees are Science Teachers for a Day

Levis Strauss & Co. is teaming up with Project WET Foundation to develop custom water education curriculum and train Levi’s employees to teach…
Water.org, Imagine H2O, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, water stewardship, financial sector, financial institutions, banks, India, Leon Kaye

Wells Fargo & Bank of America Launch $1M Water Grant Programs

Bank of America and Wells Fargo each announced US$1 million grants to NGOs that fund water innovation projects worldwide.
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