water stewardship News

  • Water stewardship encouraged

    With a commitment to furthering the sustainable use of water, Forsta Filters makes it attractive to use its products on projects involving improvements to industrial, infrastructure and agricultural/irrigation design. Sustainable development has emerged in consumer awareness as a result of increased public demand for conscientious business practice and added regulations. Forsta's full ...

  • Responsible water stewardship in the mining sector

    The International Council on Metals (ICMM) has published a comprehensive new approach to managing water around mining and metals operations, in guidance that details the priorities of all water users throughout the water catchment, as well as the water usage of the operation itself. The new Practical guide to catchment-based water management sets out a collaborative approach to water management ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • WEF partners with the alliance for water stewardship

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announces a new partnership with the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS), an international group of like-minded organizations that promotes responsible use of water resources. Passed last month by WEF’s Board of Trustees, the resolution formalizes the Federation’s participation in a 3-year plan to help develop a set of principles and good ...

  • BASF Receives European Water Stewardship Certificate

    BASF is the first chemical company to achieve gold-level certification according to the European Water Stewardship (EWS) standard for its production site in Tarragona, Spain. In order to attain this certificate, auditors of third party certification body TÜV Nord Integra assessed the entire water management performance of BASF's production site, from extraction of water at its source to its ...

  • Antea Group Participates in Nigerian Water Stewardship Conference

    Antea Group Senior Consultant Peter Penning co-moderated discussions about water concerns in Nigeria alongside stakeholders from the government and private sectors, NGOs, and academia. A three-day workshop of major water stakeholders in Nigeria was held last week as part of an initiative headed by ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Corporate Water Stewardship 101 - Recorded webinar available!

    On Wednesday, February 3rd, Antea Group Senior Consultant Nick Martin facilitated a webinar on "Water Stewardship 101" in partnership with CDP. The presentation provides a practical overview of the basics of water stewardship, why it matters, and a look at some of the tools and strategies successful organizations are implementing. Nick has ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Coca-Cola releases water stewardship progress report

    Today marks the 20th annual World Water Day, an occasion established by the United Nations to focus attention on the sustainable management of freshwater resources. To celebrate World Water Day and the significant strides that Coca-Cola has made in its water stewardship journey, the Company released its fifth annual Global Water Stewardship and Replenish Report today. The report details how ...

  • GlaxoSmithKline wins environmental stewardship award

    GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, has received the 2010 Environmental Stewardship Award from Nalco Company (NYSE: NLC) in recognition of GSK's ongoing efforts to reduce its climate change impact and energy and water use. The Environmental Stewardship Award recognizes exceptional performance in achieving sustainability objectives and financial goals. "The ...

  • Alliance for water stewardship to launch report “exploring the value of water stewardship standards in Africa” at 2011 World Water Week

    The report documents a series of pilot studies of water stewardship standards around Lake Naivasha in Kenya, one of the most economically important freshwater resources in East Africa. Read ...

  • Canada Water Week and World Water Day highlight importance of water stewardship

    A cold, frosty beer on a hot summer day is unlikely to generate contemplative thoughts on water sustainability. But it is something brewers would like everyone to consider. They certainly have. Over the past two decades, Canadian brewers have reduced how much water is used in brewing by over 50 percent. "Water is critical because it is both a finite resource and integral to brewing. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Missouri American Water Honors Cities with Water Stewardship Awards

    Missouri American Water presented its second annual Water Stewardship awards to six local governments that are members of the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI). Award winners are the Missouri cities of Clayton, Creve Coeur, Kirkwood, Town and Country and University City and St. Louis County. ...


    By American Water

  • Industrial Desalination and Water Reuse: Opportunities in Scarcity and Improved Water Stewardship

    The focus of investment in desal and reuse is changing. The boom in municipal desalination and reuse which quadrupled the size of that market over the past decade has mostly played itself out. Now the smart money is on industrial water – the fastest growing sector of the water market today. Water technology companies need to position themselves now to take advantage of this growth ...


  • Coalition Urges New Direction for Delta Stewardship Council

    A coalition of water agencies, local governments, associations and other organizations is urging the Delta Stewardship Council to move away from the regulatory approach of its latest draft Delta Plan and return its focus to the charge laid out for the council in the 2009 comprehensive water package enacted by the Legislature. In a letter submitted to the council, representatives ...


    By Marketwire

  • Ecolab Announces Commitment to World Wildlife Fund and the Alliance for Water Stewardship

    Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) has expanded its commitment to World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to support the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) in establishing a global water standard. The AWS International Water Stewardship Standard aims to support water users globally in taking appropriate actions to evaluate and improve their impacts on watersheds. Ecolab’s two-year ...


    By Ecolab Inc.

  • First ever European water stewardship standard certification awarded to Coca-Cola

    The first ever European Water Stewardship Standard Certification was awarded today to two bottling plants of Coca-Cola. The European Water Stewardship (EWS), an initiative of Brussels-based NGO European Water Partnership, focusing on practical guidance for industry and agriculture towards more sustainable water management, officially handed over its first two ‘Gold level’ ...

  • Coca-Cola Drums up Water Stewardship Awareness for Earth Day

    The Coca-Cola Company’s commitment to the environment is no drop in the bucket. In celebration of Earth Month, Coca-Cola is partnering with River Network to donate more than 1,000 syrup drums for reuse as rain barrels in communities all across the country. Rain barrels capture rainwater and help reduce stormwater pollution. Sediment that travels into rivers and ...


  • EPA Awards Grants to Promote Environmental Stewardship in Michigan

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced two grants totaling over $200,000 to Calvin College and the Great Lakes Fishery Trust for environmental stewardship projects in Michigan. EPA Region 5 Administrator Susan Hedman was joined by Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell for the announcement. “These EPA grants will provide opportunities for young people to learn about the Great ...

  • GM Plant Sets Standard for Environmental Stewardship

    Toledo Transmission – a General Motors facility that sends no waste to landfills and is home to Ohio’s largest rooftop solar array – is being recognized by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for setting a high standard of environmental stewardship. GM earned the Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) ...


    By General Motors Corp

  • WRD celebrates Earth Day through environmental stewardship

     As the 42nd Anniversary of Earth Day approaches, the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) is encouraging its over 4 million constituents to join more than one billion people around the globe in celebrating Earth Day 2012. WRD will be participating in three Earth Day events this weekend; Cabrillo ...

  • EPA recognizes 52 organizations for environmental stewardship

    Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized 52 organizations for their environmental stewardship during a Sustainable Materials Management recognition ceremony at Richland Community College in Garland, Texas. The ceremony recognized their environmental records under the EPA’s National Partnership for Environmental Priorities (NPEP), WasteWise Program, School Chemical ...

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