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Global Food Companies Neglect Water — And It’s Hurting the Bottom Line

Among global food companies, there is a "drought" of water-aware boards of directors. And for an industry that uses 70 percent of the…

How Trump Could Revive The Cape Wind Offshore Wind Energy Project

President Trump is no fan of offshore wind turbines, but his administration could breathe new life into the Cape Wind offshore wind farm…

Time to Raise Water Rates

While hurricanes Harvey and Irma deluge floods of biblical proportions, 21.7 million Americans – 11 percent of the country – were living under…

Michigan Accuses Flint of ‘Endangering the Public’ Over Lack of Water System

Michigan's Department of Environmental Quality has slapped the city of Flint with a notice of violations, claiming there are "significant deficiencies" that the…

Confirmation: Flint’s Lead Poisoning Was Human Caused

There have been plenty of theories about the Flint, Michigan water poisoning. One even pinned the blame on the Vortex Winter of 2014-2015.…

Corporate Responsibility Practitioner Roundup: Kohler

In the run up to the COMMIT!Forum, TriplePundit spoke with Robert Zimmerman, director of WaSH (water, sanitation, and hygiene (WaSH) products for Kohler.…

Flint Crisis and Environmental Health Liability

Earlier this month, Michigan's Attorney General Bill Schuette's office charged five high-ranking Department of Health officials with voluntary manslaughter for the deaths of…

The Ethics of Water Privatization: Tech Edition

The water tech industry isn’t just facing an unfathomable opportunity to pursue equitable water access and services; it faces an ethical imperative to…

Fetzer Vineyards and Full Sail Brewing: Pioneers in Wastewater Recycling

U.S. wine and beer companies are finding that water efficiency is key to a sustainable, profitable business. We spoke with Fetzer Vineyards and…

Local Black- and Woman-Owned Firm Will Help Replace Flint’s Water Pipes

As Flint slowly recovers from its three-year water crisis, reconstruction will partly will be led locally. A contracting firm that is both black-…

Trump Administration Will Invest $23.6 Million in Water Reclamation

The project comes out of the Department of the Interior, which notes a pending water crisis in part due to climate change.

Policy and Income Inequality in the U.S.

In addition to effecting change within private companies and corporations via CSR policies, internal HR policies, and social dynamics, fair policy frameworks are…

Candidate for Interior Department Fought for Corporate Water Rights in California

David Bernhardt is rumored to be a candidate for Deputy Secretary of the Interior. If his name sounds familiar, it’s because he was…

Thinking About a Corporate Wastewater Program? What You Need to Know

Two companies with very different business models, General Mills and Levi Strauss & Co., share their approaches to tackling wastewater within their operations…

Lessons From Flint: Why We Miscalculate Investments

Social return on investment (SROI) analysis provides a holistic approach that could help cities avoid devastating situations like the water crisis in Flint,…