Investing in WASH at Work: The Private Sector Signs On

September 23, 2013  |  by

In an effort to improve the health and productivity of their employees worldwide, several large multinational companies have signed the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) “Pledge for Access to Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene at the Workplace.” WBCSD’s  pledge calls on companies to provide access to WASH for employees across the globe within…

Coca-Cola Commits $3.5 Million to United States Water Partnership

June 25, 2012  |  by

The Coca-Cola Company has announced a $3.5 million commitment to the United States Water Partnership, a public-private partnership launched on World Water Day 2012 by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Announced at the Rio+20 Conference in Brazil, the partnership is designed to unite American expertise, knowledge, and resources and mobilize those assets to address global water challenges, with a…

Unilever Establishes Global Foundation

February 10, 2012  |  by

Unilever, a multinational conglomerate based in the United Kingdom and Netherlands, has announced the launch of a global foundation that will work to improve the quality of life for people around the globe through the provision of improved hygiene, sanitation, access to clean drinking water, and basic nutrition. Announced last month at the annual meeting…