All Blog Posts Tagged 'water' (21)

Infographic: How China is changing the environment, in a good way!

Added by John Pabon on October 20, 2014 at 10:28pm — No Comments

Creating shared value transparently - by Janet Voûte, Nestlé's Global Head of Public Affairs

I have spoken in the past about the importance – and challenges – of being more transparent and sharing progress in meeting our societal commitments at Nestlé.  For this reason, I am proud to share our 2013…

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Added by Wettstein Barbara on March 11, 2014 at 5:30am — 4 Comments

Nestlé Prize in Creating Shared Value: Nominate programmes until 31 March 2013

Do you run an innovative programme in nutrition, water or rural development?



Nominate it for the Nestlé Prize in Creating Shared Value and benefit from an investment of up to CHF 500,000 (approx. USD 530,000)!



The Nestlé Prize in Creating Shared Value rewards innovative, commercially viable, and high impact schemes related to nutrition, water or rural development.



Specific fields of activity may include: agriculture,…

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Added by Wettstein Barbara on January 9, 2013 at 3:13am — 5 Comments

Aquaponics - The Future of Food

Growfish is now ...The Family Fish Farms Network, Inc  

As the food crisis increases and the demand for fresh local food increases, we have decided to move from the  ranks of the non profit to a fully functional stock corporation.  Last week we formed FFFN as a "C" Corporation under the laws of the State of Delaware.  We are now free to raise funds and compete in the market for ideas and opportunity.   FFFN plans to change the way food is grown, distributed,…

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Added by Jerry Peloquin on August 10, 2012 at 4:41am — No Comments

Looking for Agents in Nigeria for Wind Powered Water and Electricity Applications

NEW ERA ENERGY provides holistic wind powered water and electricity solutions for Sub-Saharan Africa. We are exclusive distributors for world's leading small wind turbines for the West African markets.

 

We are now looking for experienced and well connected individuals to act as our agents in Nigeria, with preference to establishing good relationships with local state government, key ministries and commercial clients in one or two states per agent.

 

For more…

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Added by Mikko Summala on August 15, 2011 at 7:55am — No Comments

2011 Creating Shared Value Forum: join the live discussion!

 

On May 19, Nestlé and the Atlantic Council will host the…

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Added by Wettstein Barbara on May 12, 2011 at 5:58am — No Comments

Two months left to apply for the CHF 500 000 Nestlé Prize in Creating Shared Value

Do you know an innovative project in Nutrition, Water or Rural Development that would benefit from an investment of CHF 500 000 (more than USD 480 000)?

You can help to scale up…

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Added by Wettstein Barbara on May 2, 2011 at 9:06am — No Comments

Beyond the Ribbon Cutting

This video by Water for People demonstrates why how matters on this Blog Action Day 2010 for access to clean water. When “solutions” are delivered to disadvantaged people without sufficient thought about how community ownership, maintenance, and long-term access to water and sanitation will occur, here’s what… Continue

Added by Jennifer Lentfer on October 14, 2010 at 10:54pm — No Comments

WATER RIOTS IN MANILA: TOO SOON!

WATER RIOTS IN MANILA: TOO SOON!



Erle Frayne D. Argonza



Good evening from the Philippines!



A water crisis is now looming big in Manila (the entire metropolis), the Philippine’s premier big city. The western side of the big city is particularly badly affected by pilferages and spillages (over 55% lost), thus reducing the volume of water available to around 7 million people more or less.



Such a situation has been causing panic lately on urban residents,… Continue

Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on August 4, 2010 at 10:20pm — No Comments

SixtyFortyProject.com Gives Denver a Giant Chance to be Famous and Charitable for $1



On Sixtyfortyproject.com, one dollar can buy you 60 seconds of fame and a child 40 days of clean water. Launching today and live for only one month, the website offers individuals and businesses the opportunity to donate a dollar in return for the privilege of projecting a message for 60 seconds on the side of Dominion Towers, Denver Pavilions and a building in Larimer… Continue

Added by Crystal Thomas on March 25, 2010 at 5:13pm — No Comments

Managing Water From Strategy to Supply Chain

Managing Water From Strategy to Supply Chain:

Recognizing and Responding to Water-Related Risks and Opportunities


April 8 1pm EST - 2pm EST, Webinar

Explore the business case for an integrated approach to water resource management. With a focus on the risks and opportunities related to freshwater resource management, this webinar will help

companies navigate this…

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Added by David Martel on March 17, 2010 at 10:35am — No Comments

Should water be free?

Every other day some prophet or some political leader come calling that the next world war will be over water. True, truths are always bitter. In the recent years, there has been a lot of discussion over sustainable development and to check the over exploitation of natural resources. Climate activists have suddenly sprung up all over the world. Among all the natural resources water stands as the most important. It not only keeps the humans, animals and plants alive but also lubricates our… Continue

Added by Kunj Mann on March 5, 2010 at 10:18am — No Comments

Using water strategically

McKinsey Quarterly.com always provide good insights and I found this interview with CEO of Rio Tinto Tom Albanese concerning using water strategically of value.





Be remarkable

Ian

Founder Differencemakers Community

Sign-up here for a least one free resource per month and to get your complimentary copy of my ebook… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on January 17, 2010 at 10:06pm — No Comments

Those that make the effort deserve the recognition!

The Villages, Florida has residents that are doing more than their share. The residents of Silver Lake, Woodbury and Bonita have earned the "Water Wise Gold" award for using 75% less water than the recommend water allocation. This award is for water reduction in the first quarter of 2009.



The "Water Wise Silver" award went to those residents in the Villages of Silver Lake, Santo Domingo and Village of Hemingway. They had a reduction of 66% less then the recommended water allocations.… Continue

Added by Angie Ringler on August 5, 2009 at 6:32pm — No Comments

African businesses recognise the value of water on World Water Day

In a week’s time, the world will be celebrating and recognising the United Nations day for water - 22nd of March. But it will be the first time a multinational business organises events across its operations to raise awareness and raise funds for water and sanitation projects in Africa.



In total, Diageo (http://www.diageo.com) is organising about 30 events worldwide with the aim of engaging one million of their employees. Diageo’s African businesses such as Guinness Nigeria, Guinness… Continue

Added by Camilla Flatt on March 17, 2009 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Drought, Discrimination and Progress, by Jeffrey Schuhrke

schuhrkej-1 My FSD internship here in Jodhpur is with an NGO called UNNATI (the word unnati means “progress”) and is centered on their disaster risk reduction program. The major disaster here in the desert of Western Rajasthan is drought. My previous experience has dealt with hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires, which tend to be very visible events with a clear beginning and end. It is easy to see their impact because you can clearly see the difference from before and after the disaster; it’s… Continue

Added by Mary on March 10, 2009 at 8:24pm — No Comments

David Drayton's Nicaragua Journal, Summer 2008

David Drayton’s

Nicaragua Journal

5/24/2008 – 6/7/2008



Group/Family photo at the end of the trip. From left to right: Dimitrije (my roommate), Edwin (Zsida's older son), Zsida (host), Cesar (Zsida's younger son), Anna (local teacher), and me.





Special Thanks to the Harvard Project for Sustainable Development



Saturday (5/24/08):

Mom and Dad dropped me off at Harvard Square to meet the rest of… Continue

Added by David Drayton on August 30, 2008 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Implementation in India, by Cynthia Goitia

It is perplexing to think that in all my time spent in development-focused courses, taken in Sweden, Chile and California in an attempt to derive some comparison, I found repeated emphasis on theories and inflated economic prowess without ever understanding how exactly things get done. Implementation. And yet one week into my internship in India I came to understand the decisive weight of bottom-up community solutions in generating sustainable development. Unlike a mere paragraph in a…

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Added by Mary on July 30, 2008 at 2:55pm — No Comments

GOODWILL's Children win at 2008 World Water Day International Poster Contest organised by NV-OC,USA

Goodwill Social work centre, Madurai,India conducted a series of Poster contests for school children on the theme 'WHAT WATER MEANS IN MY LIFE' on 8th March 2008 to celebrate the International Water Day, which falls on 22nd March every year. This is part of the 'Children's Rights through artwork project' being supported by ART VENTURE, Singapore. 366 children in the age group of four to 17 years from 47 schools participated. Of which, Goodwill Social Work Centre had sent as many as 200 posters… Continue

Added by Dr.J. Christopher Daniel,Ph.D on July 25, 2008 at 10:08pm — 1 Comment

LOBSTERS, CRABS, FISH CAGES – BALLESTEROS VENCEREMOS!

Erle Frayne D. Argonza



[Writ 07 May 2008, Quezon City, MetroManila. Writer was former Livelihood Coordinator of the Ministry of Human Settlements, PAC Gonzaga, from July 1981-June 1982. In Jan. 82 he was designated Acting Deputy Provincial Manager, concurrent with the livelihood post.]



Let me go through with my continuing journey as a young development professional, and transport you this time to the town of coastal town of Ballesteros in Cagayan. This town is… Continue

Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on July 2, 2008 at 3:25am — No Comments

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