National Audit Office Report warns Parts of England could run short of water within 20 years

The government must take more concerted action now to prevent parts of southern England running out of water within 20 years, according to a National Audit Office (NAO) report published. The country’s total water supply is forecast to drop by 7% by 2045 because of climate change and the limits of sustainable abstraction. Almost all of the public water supply is obtained through abstraction from ground and surface water sources, but abstracting too much water can lead to physical changes that reduce biodiversity. Even at current levels of average rainfall,…

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Ecolab Ahead of Pace to Save Enough Water for 1 Billion People

Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies, has released its 2018 corporate sustainability report, Accelerating Meaningful Change, which highlights its work with leading companies throughout the world to reduce environmental impact and drive cost savings. The 2018 publication is Ecolab’s 12th annual corporate sustainability report.  “Whether it’s saving water or reducing waste and greenhouse gas emissions, there’s a growing realization that these priorities go hand-in-hand with business growth and profitability,” said Ecolab Chairman and CEO Douglas M. Baker, Jr. “By the nature of our work, we…

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The PepsiCo Foundation Expands Access to Safe Water for More Than 22 Million People Worldwide

PepsiCo have announced that it has helped more than 22 million people in underserved communities around the world gain access to safe water since 2006. In the last year alone, PepsiCo and its partners expanded access for more than 6 million people, indicating the company is on track to exceed its goal to support a total of 25 million people with safe water access by 2025. Around the world, 1 in 9 people struggle with access to safe and clean drinking water. Clean water shortages threaten the health and safety…

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Walmart International and P&G Combine Efforts to Bring Clean Drinking Water to Children and Families Around the World

Walmart International is proud to partner with The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) and their Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program to launch a 2019 Global Event program that will raise awareness of the global water crisis. Access to clean drinking water is a challenge every day for nearly 844 million people, and the burden for family household water needs disproportionally affects children around the world. In fact, nearly 1,000 children die every day from water-borne diseases—more than HIV/AIDS and malaria combined. Walmart International will support the “1 purchase = 1…

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Brewgooder ‘Thirst’ for tackling water poverty takes step forward with Co-op

An ambition to turn craft beer into clean drinking water for One Million people facing water poverty has taken a further step forward for an Edinburgh-based social enterprise who have secured a listing with the Co-op. Brewgooder, which donates 100% of its profits to water charities, has secured a deal to supply approaching 100 of the community retailer’s stores from this month. Last year, Brewgooder announced its mission to provide clean water for 1M people by donating 100% of profits from sales of its craft beer to water charities –…

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