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Rice comes in many shapes, colors and varieties. In Thailand, a girl holds sticky rice in one hand and long-grained basmati in the other.

Saving Basmati and Other Endangered Grains

If you think you're buying basmati rice, think again. "Most of the rice sold as basmati in the United States is not the…
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Nestlé’s Expired Permit Prompts Water Diversion Lawsuit

Yesterday, three California nonprofit organizations joined together in a lawsuit against the U.S. National Forest Service. Their beef? Nestle's water bottling permit in…
Don Pedro Lake near La Grange, Calif. at 53% capacity.

Why Businesses Should Care About Water Security

SABMiller's General Counsel and Corporate Affairs Director explains why water availability is a material issue for his company.
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Industry-Led Water Innovation is a Vital Investment in Our Future

PepsiCo's Chief Sustainability Officer explains how water stewardship is a strategic investment in long-term business resilience and sustainability.
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Saving Water in Hospitality

There are a number of reasons that the hospitality industry should be at the forefront of reducing water usage. For starters, it would…
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Productive Energy Use: A Catalyzer for Rural Energy and Water Access

Pico-solar lighting and solar home systems have proved themselves as revolutionary entry-level energy access technologies for low-income rural communities. These technologies have kick-started…
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New Mexico Sewage Farm May Help Provide Cleaner Water

Thanks to forward-thinking problem-solvers, we may be inching closer to a serious solution for the water problems plaguing our planet.
When it comes to water and fracturing, it’s all about location and time.

The Clean Power Plan: What’s Water Got To Do With It?

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new Clean Power Plan has been heralded as a major step toward a low-carbon economy in the United…
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SunSaluter Provides Clean Water as it Tracks the Sun

At just 22 years old, Eden Full is running a nonprofit that provides clean water and energy to communities around the world.
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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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Investors Pressure Food and Beverage Companies To Manage Water Risk

More than 60 North American and European investors, managing $2.6 trillion in collective assets, sent letters to 15 food and beverage companies, calling…
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Why Partnerships are Key to Water Security

This year’s annual World Water Week in Stockholm is happening at a unique moment. In just a few weeks’ time, member states of…
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The Decline and Fall of the Coal Empire

The transition from woodcutting to coal mining as the main source of heat was part of an early British economic revolution. But all…
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Aging Water Pipelines Sicken Residents in Flint, Michigan

Due to rising costs and less tax revenue, Flint now relies on a local river to supply water to its 100,000 residents --…
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Finding the ROI of Sustainability

How can we measure the ROI of sustainability? Our series with MeterHero this summer explored that question by examining case studies of companies,…