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5888268 km2
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Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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2.57 out of 5
WWF Country Risk Score
116 out of 248 Countries
WWF Country Rank
Total Organizations: 91
Total Projects: 49
Priority SDGs: --
Priority Regions: --
Priority Industries: Apparel
Organization Types:
42%
Business
34%
NGO / Civil Society
10%
Academia
7%
Government
3%
Utility / Water Service Provider
2%
Bilateral and / or Intergovernmental Agency
1%
International Organization
1%
Multi-stakeholder Organization
Profile Completion: 30%

Water Challenges

As reported by organizations on the Hub.

21.5%
Access to Water Supply and Water Services
17.7%
Physical water supply
12.7%
Local Water Resource Governance
8.9%
Land Use Issues
8.9%
Socioeconomic and Reputation
7.6%
Compliance with Local Regulations and Widely-Accepted Standards
7.6%
Upstream Water Issues
6.3%
Water Demand and Competition among Users
5.1%
Influent
3.8%
Water Pricing

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Representar, em juízo ou fora dele os interesses gerais, coletivos e difusos dos advogados, estagiários e sociedades de advogados inscritos e registrados em seus quadros, bem como os interesses individuais relacionados ao exercício da profissão. Learn More

A Tanzania consulting firm on development issues including water, sanitation, energy and climate change. Learn More

The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) is a partnership of some of the world’s leaders in sustainable water resource management, bringing together businesses, multilateral agencies, governments, civil society and communities to drive consensus-based actions on shared water risk. At the ... Learn More

Ambev S/A is a Brazilian brewing company. It is the biggest brewery in Latin America and the fifth in the world. It was created on July 1, 1999, with the merger of two breweries, Brahma and Antarctica. Learn More

Antea Group is an international engineering and environmental consulting firm with access to more than 3,000 consultants in over 100 offices around the world. Our Sustainability Practice brings together management consultants and technical experts offering solutions from strategy through implementation ... Learn More

Sustainability Consultancy Learn More

Production of chemicals and equipment for potable water treatment and industrial water preparing. Learn More

AquaFed is the International Federation of Private Water Operators Learn More

ASMAN Software Solutions Private Limited is a provider of cutting edge software consultancy, design and development services with headquarters in Hyderabad, India. The company made its inception into the IT arena in 2011 and offers a comprehensive range of Software ... Learn More

Atmocean's arrays of seawater pumps send pressurized seawater into our zero-electricity reverse/osmosis (ZER/O) module, where the fresh water output is used by drip irrigation pipe networks to grow crops in coastal deserts, adding to global food supply and drawing down ... Learn More

La Autoridad Nacional del Agua (ANA), de acuerdo a la Ley Nº 29338 - Ley de Recursos Hídricos, es el ente rector y máxima autoridad técnico - normativa del Sistema Nacional de Gestión de los Recursos Hídricos, el cual es ... Learn More

El GRUPO BIOSFERA, THINK TANK EN INVESTIGACIÓN DE FUTUROS SUSTENTABLES SAC. (BIOSFERA, INVESTIGACIÓN DE FUTUROS) es un equipo de análisis cuyo core business es la investigación prospectiva para la construcción de futuros deseables (futurables), asociados a la sustentabilidad (planeamiento estratégico ... Learn More

Banco do Brasil forged a partnership with the National Water Agency (ANA), Banco do Brasil Foundation and the WWF-Brasil to develop the Agua Brasil programme. The programme’s objectives include: a) Promote societal awareness and attitudinal change with respect to environmentally ... Learn More

Blue Planet Network provides a technology platform for funders to easily select, monitor, and manage WASH projects that have been peer reviewed and vetted for quality and sustainability. Each member project must pass a rigorous peer review and planning process ... Learn More

Preparing for and adapting to new climate realities will be one of the defining challenges of the 21st century. Recognizing the considerable environmental, social, and economic value at stake due to worsening water stress and climate change, the private sector ... Learn More

CAWST, the Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology, is a non-profit organization that provides training and consulting to organizations that work directly with populations in developing countries who lack access to clean water and basic sanitation. CAWST "walks beside" ... Learn More

Ingenieria y Consultoría Ambiental. Learn More

Uses technology to solve pressing world issues. Learn More

The Centre for Advanced Research & Development (CARD) is a non-government agency established, in India, with its Head quarters in Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh established in 1992. The CARD has been established to promote advanced research and to apply its ... Learn More

Independent advisory company seeking to catalyse environmental investments Main focus areas within water issues: water and irrigation, water and sanitation, water and business risk Learn More

The Climate Connected Benefit Society is an industrial and provident society for the benefit of the community – a very simple funding vehicle, which allows ordinary, socially aware investors in the UK to put their capital to work in a ... Learn More

A truck-and-shovel mining operation dedicated to extract copper, Zinc, Moly and Silver minerals and produce concentrates through a flotation concentration circuit. The mine site is located at 4300 masl with Ancash Region, Peru. Its concentrates are transported by 304Km pipeline ... Learn More

Lima based NGO with activity all over the Tropical Andes. Focused on Sustainable Mountain DEvelopment from the thematic perspective of Biodiversity, Water and Livelihoods. Andean focal point for global networks and projects like the Mountain Forum, Challenge Programme for Water ... Learn More

The Corporate Eco Forum (CEF) is an invitation-only membership organization for large companies that demonstrate a serious commitment to environment as a business strategy issue. CEF’s mission is to help accelerate sustainable business innovation by creating the best neutral space ... Learn More

“IC Medicals” and “ The Emission” are two genetically integrated global internet projects about informational copies of substances and biological objects. DST Foundation initiated the integration of these phenomenal projects in August 2009 as they both are based on usage ... Learn More

Deltares is an independent, institute for applied research in the field of water, subsurface and infrastructure. Throughout the world, we work on smart solutions, innovations and applications for people, environment and society. Our main focus is on deltas, coastal regions ... Learn More

Earthwatch is an International NGO which focusses on scientific research and education about environmental issues. Earthwatch run FreshWater Watch, an employee engagement programme which raises awareness of fresh water issues through hands-on Citizen Science Leader training days. In addition to ... Learn More

Reiki can make water system save to drink What is Reiki Reiki. This method is a form of spiritual healing. Reiki can help Bring the body into harmony and Strengthen the energy field. USED It is Also as A form ... Learn More

Promover o desenvolvimento humano e sustentável por meio da Engenharia. Learn More

Developing European Environmental Policy Learn More

Water Resources Specialist Learn More

Mision: Realizar Actividades que Incentiven y Fortalezcan todos aquellos Planes, Programas, Proyectos y Políticas de Desarrollo Social, Cultural, Económico y Ambiental con Enfoque de Derechos Humanos, Derechos laborales, Cuidado Ambiental y Anticorrupción para alcanzar elevados niveles de Sustentabilidad Learn More

Through genuine stakeholder engagement, Future 500 aligns the power of the private sector with the purpose of its most critical stakeholders. We work toward a world that realizes sustainable economic growth by addressing social and environmental externalities with market-based solutions. ... Learn More

Gaia Environmental Services is a company committed to the environment and sustainable development. Its mission is to provide environmental services to a high technical standard supported by extensively trained and develop products that achieve a positive impact on the environment. ... Learn More

Global Compact Local Network Learn More

Welcome to Gravity Skills - the center that imparts knowledge and skills. Knowledge holds the key to success and skills enable you to do a task with precision and perfection. Gravity Skills delivers quality training in health, safety, environmental issues, ... Learn More

Since its foundation in May 2007, HYTECON has generated an established market position within the field of consulting services for water and technical hygiene related aspects, focussing especially on innovative and customer-oriented solutions. A highly experienced team of microbiologists and ... Learn More

Galileo State Public Hospital (HPEG) is a hospital with a mission is to take care of lives by providing hospital assistance in traumato-orthopedics, medical clinic and cardiology. Learn More

IMAECSED since 1995 is dedicated for philanthropic activities for the common people of the country and outside. Out of its other activities supply of Clean Water has taken as a most important works. Many places like School, Colleges, Offices, Industry ... Learn More

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Purpose of the organization is to promote socio, economic and cultural advancement of weaker sections by education, training, research and field action programs. Specific focus is to promote awareness on water sanitation among rural poor communities and help them to ... Learn More

Sensitize, raise awareness and engage the diverse sectors of society in the preservation of water and the rational use, using communication actions; To collaborate with the formation of socioenvironmental awareness of children and adolescents through pedagogical projects in partnership with ... Learn More

Currently celebrating its 42nd year, ICCR is the pioneer coalition of active shareholders who view the management of their investments as a catalyst for change. Its 300 member organizations with over $100 billion in AUM have an enduring record of ... Learn More

IWMI is one of 15 international research centers supported by the network of 60 governments, private foundations and international and regional organizations collectively known as CGIAR. It is a non-profit organization with a staff of 350 and offices in over ... Learn More

Main water focus Water quality investigations Water and waste auditing Effluent treatment processes and design Water quality modelling Contamination assessment and remediation Mining impacts on ground and surface water Sanitation Water supply Water management Water treatment Learn More

BETTER public private partnership, with partner company John Todd Ecological Design, involved in sustainable water and wastewater and waste to food design and project development worldwide. See www.betterp3.com and www.toddecological.com Learn More

As we share our water with the entire planet, we feel that it is a precious resource. We monitor how we use water at our factories and are constantly working on ways to reduce our consumption of fresh water resources. ... Learn More

A world leader in building materials, Lafarge employs 65,000 people in 64 countries, and posted sales of €15.8 billion in 2012. As a top-ranking player in its Cement, Aggregates and Concrete businesses, it contributes to the construction of cities around ... Learn More

LAQI is an organization comprised of the leading companies and institutions of Latin America, rating them on issues of Quality and Sustainable Development. LAQI is based and run on the 40+10 actions and directives, and it respects the limits of ... Learn More

El MINAM es el ente rector del Sector Ambiente y la autoridad competente para formular la Política Nacional del Ambiente aplicable a los tres niveles de gobierno, conforme a lo dispuesto en el Decreto Legislativo N° 1013,que aprueba su creación, ... Learn More

NAQWA is a Russian company which developes and makes nano drinking water recoverers. Our product NAQWA SPRING Drinking Water Recoverer (NAQWA SWR, www.naqwa.com ) created and manufactured in Russia is intended to provide sustainable drinking water solutions first of all ... Learn More

NVH's mission is to provide low cost, low energy solutions for sanitation and ground water pollution. NVH partners with the Indian Ministry of Defence Research Laboratory to commercialise for global use an effective biological process creating potable water as only ... Learn More

Sunass regulates water and sewage companies, oversees quality of service standards, settles customer complaints and sets regulated prices. Learn More

A pioneer and the world-leading provider of Drip Irrigation solutions, Netafim is the largest player in the global irrigation industry. With 14 manufacturing facilities in 11 countries, 27 subsidiaries, and a strong global distribution network across 110-plus countries, Netafim combines ... Learn More

Alexandra Akira is the CEO of Next Level Productions (NLP). She is an Executive Producer, Humanitarian, and Philanthropist. NLP develops and produces creative outlets that engage citizens globally on social, humanitarian, and environmental issues. Over the last thirty years, she ... Learn More

We focus on helping brands and agencies engage with the inner circle of influencers so that through their networks they can help you more effectively influence your end target audience. We have identified the most influential individuals and brands on ... Learn More

Opportunity 2 Excel Company is a firm that provides general service, monitoring & evaluation, data collection, implementation plan, consultancy, supply, financial engineering, capacity building, feasibility studies, investment advisory services etc to clients. The company was established in 2007 and registered ... Learn More

La Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú –fundada en Lima en 1917–, es la número uno del país, la número 23 de América Latina (según el QS Latin American University Rankings 2013) y la única peruana entre las 600 mejores del ... Learn More

Plan Sierra is a non-profit organization that works in the central mountains of the Dominican Republic. Its mission is to promote the sustainable management of water, soil, forests and biodiversity resources in La Sierra region in order to produce clean ... Learn More

Es una empresa dedicada a la producción y exportación de bananos para el mercado Alemán. Actualmente estamos desarrollando un proyecto de uso racional del agua, durante el 2015 hemos bajado en un 49% el consumo de agua en nuestros procesos ... Learn More

Prana Sustainable Water is the designer and the implementer of the Ethical Water Exchange (all rights reserved) transforming wastewater into commoditised treated wastewater for the good sake of our health, planet, economy & water resources as common good. Learn More

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SABMiller is one of the world’s largest brewers, with more than 200 beer brands and some 70,000 employees in over 75 countries. We are also one of the world’s largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products. We’ve become a global leader by ... Learn More

Auditing & Training Body Learn More

We are Ukrainian company SOUZ-CONTINENT. Our company has advanced innovative, high-tech development projects to work with the water is getting the alternate energy and water purification. Very interested in mutually beneficial cooperation for the prosperity of the world community. Learn More

Main focus is SUDS retrofit to tackle flooding and water quality problems in the City of Coventry, UK, and to provide biodiversity and amenity benefits to wildlife and citizens. Coventry has Living Lab Status and the group includes Coventry University ... Learn More

Sunass regulates water and sewage companies, oversees quality of service standards, settles customer complaints and sets regulated prices. Learn More

OUR VISION, OUR MISSION We envision a world where people take the lead in improving their healthcare outcomes and their lives. At Sanofi we work passionately, every day, to understand and solve the health care needs of people around the ... Learn More

The Sindh Irrigation and Drainage Authority (SIDA) is an autonomous organization, taking over the Sindh irrigation and drainage system from the Sindh Irrigation and Power Department. It was established in 1997, an innovative act to devolve power in the water ... Learn More

Clean water for undeserved community Learn More

The focus is to provide sustainable water technology, integrating the water cycle to the design and landscape. Learn More

Christopher Gleadle brings Sustainability, and the Green Economy• to life and shows you how to capture, create and deliver more value: serve customers better, reduce costs and mitigate conspiring environmental and social risk to see opportunity for greater profit. His ... Learn More

We are becoming more efficient in our water use by reducing the amount we use per liter of product, even as we increase our production volume. We are recycling wastewater, sometimes returning it cleaner than we found it, and we ... Learn More

The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. We acheive this through the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff, including more than 550 scientists, located in all 50 U.S. states ... Learn More

Nonprofit private foundation with a focus on human rights and environment Learn More

Trucost provides data and insight to help its clients understand the economic consequences of natural capital dependency. Our clients include companies and their advisors, the investment community, governments, academics and thought leaders. Learn More

UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. On the ground in more than 170 ... Learn More

Universidad dedicada a la formación profesional cuenta con diez carreras profesionales entre ellas: Agronomía e Ingeniería Ambiental y Recursos Naturales, Enfermeria, así como Derecho, entre otras. Tiene 35 años y se encuentra en la región andina del Perú.A 16 horas ... Learn More

Public peruvian University dedicated to form profetionals hom manage and study natural resources and their transformations. Learn More

VILLAGES UNIS est une ONG Suisse, reconnue d’utilité publique au N° 080.913007 date de la décision 18/12/2013 et basée dans la république et Canton de Genève Elle est active dans les domaines de la coopération au développement, à l'aide humanitaire ... Learn More

Water Initiatives Nigeria (WIN) is a non-governmental, non profit organization. As a registered non profit organization in Nigeria, WIN works to provide access to safe drinking water and proper sanitation and to assist in providing sustainable solutions to water problems ... Learn More

Canada's complete water magazine. Learn More

Water Technologies International (GR8 Water) is engaged in the manufacture and distribution of technologically advanced Atmospheric Water Generators (AWG). These unique devices utilize a patent pending air purification input system to produce clean, great-tasting, safe water from the humidity in ... Learn More

WaterStep responds to critical needs for safe water by evaluating and implementing solutions and teaching people to use those tools. WaterStep saves lives with safe water by empowering communities to take care of their own long-term water needs. We believe ... Learn More

Wello is a social venture with a bold mission: to deliver clean water to a thirsty world. By reframing the water crisis as an opportunity, Wello has reinvented the wheel and developed an innovative and sustainable business model. THE WATERWHEEL ... Learn More

Promoting the use of innovative water-from-air tech for evaporation and condensate recapture &amp; reuse by communities and businesses resiliently adapting to global warming and responding to disasters. In arid and drying regions lacking or losing surface and groundwaters, atmospheric (clean) ... Learn More

_formerly operated and maintained as blog of SWM THiNKTANK (2010-2012). now maintained as notepad for relevant sustainability issues in context with the _kt75 project (http://kt75-elements.blogspot.ch/). A detailed history of the _kt75 project is documented here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Kt75_mirror _kt75 | mirror serves ... Learn More

Alegria activity S.L. produces special purpose mobile units. These mobile units are special purpose vehicles used to deploy any kind of service directly and easily to any location and social community in order to conduct turn-key campaigns in HEALTH, EDUCATION, ... Learn More

ÁLON connects people and resources to raise awareness, converge best practice and collaboration, to support the transition of industries, leaders & lifestyles dependent on water – towards minimizing our water footprints. Learn More

Restore degraded bodies of water, through the implementation of nature based solutions projects, in order to preserve ecosystem services and provide quality of life and well-being for the population. Learn More

Projects in Brazil


The droughts in Brazil are a serious issue and remain a top priority for our environmental teams in Brazil. Beginning in 2014, a Federal Resolution was passed temporarily suspending water withdrawal in watersheds near ArcelorMittal Piracicaba. In addition to these ... Learn More

Banco do Brasil and its partners are piloting and encouraging agricultural practices that conserve water, increase vegetation cover, and restore degraded natural resources, further catalyzed by specialized financial products and services that incentive sustainable resource management. Learn More

A new Ambev product launched in the beginning of 2017. This is a mineral water that we might describe as 200%: 100% of the nutrients are for the consumer and 100% of the profit goes to projects providing access to ... Learn More

Electrolux has a process in place, through the Blue Risk Management for all facilities to estimate potential financial impacts in case of disruption of production. If a relative important site in the US, in a risk area, must stop production ... Learn More

Conserving the Amanzonian forest through payment for maintenance of environmental services, this program aims to curb deforestation and improve the quality of life for the local population. Specifically, this program finances incentives which allow for the education of the local ... Learn More

In 2010, FIAP became partner of Singularity University to create the Call to Innovation - a contest that awards the best idea of technology in order to solve mankind's greatest challenges, addressing, at least, 1 million people. Singularity University, regarding ... Learn More

Instalação de um sistema de captação e reaproveitamento de água de chuva Learn More

Considerando que os índices pluviométricos do município de Santa Maria/RS contribuem para a criação de sistemas de reutilização da água, vê-se a necessidade de projetos socioambientais que possibilitem a redução do consumo de água potável em atividades que não exijam ... Learn More

Instalação de um sistema de Captação de Água de Chuva na EMEF Edna de Mattos, localizada no bairro Bento Ferreira, na região de Jesus de Nazaré, Vitória - ES. Learn More

O objetivo do projeto foi construir um sistema de captação de água pluvial para uma escola municipal na cidade de Juiz de Fora, MG, Brasil. Learn More

Motivados em resolver os problemas de desperdício de água potável, falta de água em determinados períodos do ano, e danos causados à população pelo escoamento superficial da água da chuva em ambientes urbanos, surgiu em 2015, no Núcleo Viçosa da ... Learn More

O foco principal do projeto é a economia de água. O acesso à água potável, própria para o consumo humano, é restrito. Na cidade de São João del Rei há regiões em que muitas vezes o abastecimento de água não ... Learn More

Through the Center for Environmental Leadership in Business (CELB), CI works in partnership with leaders in key industries to: reduce companies’ ecological footprint, harness the power of supply chains to drive the widespread adoption of good practices, invest strategically in ... Learn More

Objetivo Geral Apresentar a teoria vista em sala de aula através da prática de um projeto de engenharia, bem como diminuir o consumo de água potável da escola. Objetivos Específicos • Apresentar e construir novas formas de aprender, tornando o ... Learn More

Realizado na AACAL (Associação de Atendimento à Criança e ao Adolescente de Lorena), esse projeto teve como objetivo reduzir os gastos da associação com conta de água, a fim de destinar esse dinheiro para investimentos em infraestrutura e lazer das ... Learn More

The Clean and Conserve Education Program is designed to help children ages four and older learn about water conservation and healthy hygiene practices through school and community educators, or on their own. The program has five educational components, divided by ... Learn More

In 2010, Ambev, Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Brazilian business unit, launched the CYAN Movement – a three-year water stewardship project designed to protect threatened watersheds in Brazil. The centerpiece of this project is a partnership with the World Wildlife Fund to advance ... Learn More

The Company utilizes an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Program to identify, assess, prioritize and manage physical risks, including flooding. These risks are evaluated from a multidimensional perspective and consider probability, severity and adequacy of mitigation. The Enterprise Risk Management Committee ... Learn More

Inspired by the concept of biomimetics, the floating islands are active treatment systems, that purify and vivify water resources contaminated by sewage and / or industrial contaminants. They are artificial man-made floating islands built from discarded materials, which are purposely ... Learn More

Seasonal variations of temperature and river flow rate could potentially limit water intake needed by the Limerick plant. To address these limitations, Exelon collaborated with numerous regulatory agencies and environmental stakeholders to develop a flow augmentation alternative that allows mine ... Learn More

Unilever LATAM Homecare has initiated research and response to the crisis, looking at the changing habits of housewives e.g. moving from hosepipe, to bucket and even to direct application of sprays and toilet cleaners - saving time as well as ... Learn More

Forests provide much of the world’s most biodiverse habitat on land, making their protection a priority for maintaining biodiversity. They also provide flood control and water regulation benefits. In 2011, we launched a new environmental initiative with funding to help ... Learn More

In the last few years, Braskem invested in reuse projects, such as "Agua Viva", which had an investment of approximately 20 million reals, with a potential water economy of 4 million m_ per year (2012 Annual Report). In addition, Braskem ... Learn More

Through a partnership with Agribusiness Systems International (ASI), Wrigley is conducting a pilot study on mint farming in Uttar Pradesh, India. This pilot study is evaluating several aspects of mint cultivation including more efficient irrigation techniques such as drip-and-sprinkler irrigation. ... Learn More

Every year, 6.5 billion cubic metres of water are wasted in the urban distribution systems in Brazil. That represents approximately 39% of all the water treated for consumption in the country. To reverse this situation, the Less Loss, More Water ... Learn More

JBS promotes good practices for a sustainable agricultural and livestock for farmers, through the New Field Program (Programa Novo Campo), aiming to increase farmers production through the conservation of soil and water. The associated risk with grain purchase (animal feed ... Learn More

The first phase of the project diagnosed the environmental quality of Santos Estuary, São Vicente Estuary, Santos Bay, and surrounding coastal areas before implementing the Environmental Recovery Program of the Metropolitan Region of Santos, known as the Clean Wave Program. ... Learn More

To mitigate risk, the water resources team at Minas Rio developed an operational water balance, hydrological model and simulations to predict water abstraction stoppage periods in the Peixe River during the dry season. The current contingency plan has been implemented ... Learn More

Para acelerar a universalização do esgoto, a Corsan desenvolveu o Projeto de PPP – Parceria Público-Privada para 9 cidades da região metropolitana de Porto Alegre: Alvorada, Cachoeirinha, Canoas, Eldorado do Sul, Esteio, Gravataí, Guaíba, Sapucaia do Sul e Viamão que, ... Learn More

Uma parceria inédita entre o Governo do Estado e a Prefeitura de São Paulo para mudar a atual situação de degradação dos córregos da Capital. No programa, atuarão em conjunto a Secretaria de Estado de Saneamento e Energia, a Sabesp ... Learn More

Do programa Nossa Guarapiranga, em uma parceria do Governo do Estado, a Sabesp, e a Prefeitura de São Paulo. A iniciativa prevê a conservação da Represa e suas margens, a retirada de resíduos, e diversas ações de limpeza durante o ... Learn More

Project WET is currently active in more than 75 countries around the world through a network of partner organizations that range from small NGOs to major international corporations and organizations. We only go where we’re invited! We work with our ... Learn More

Projeto e execução de rede de coleta e tratamento de esgoto sanitário na comunidade, com cerca de 100 pessoas. Learn More

Essilor launched a global program “Reboost” to continuously improve the production process through increased water efficiency and to share the best practices in global operations. The investment of the facility reported within the Reboost program was about 1 million euros ... Learn More

Samarco, Vale and BHP Billiton Brasil will establish a Foundation that will develop and execute environmental and socio-economic programs to remediate and provide compensation for damage caused by the Samarco dam failure. Learn More

Sao Paulo city and its surroundings, harboring 20.1 million inhabitants, is the seventh largest metropolitan region in the world. This population and the related economy, which represents 19% of Brazil’s GDP, rely on three large water supply systems, Cantareira, Upper ... Learn More

SAVEh (Water Efficiency Self-Assessment System), in which we share our knowledge in water management and efficiency to encourage Ambev S.A.'s value chain and small and medium sized companies to reduce their water consumption. Learn More

Starbucks and Conservation International began an assessment of the water component of the Coffee and Farmer Equity (C.A.F.E.) Practices program in 2008, focused on 2 stages in the coffee value chain: cultivating, growing and harvesting coffee using methods that avoid ... Learn More

The objective of Project Tietê is to improve water quality in the Tietê River Basin, São Paulo Metropolitan Area, by expanding the wastewater collection and treatment infrastructure. The project was started in 1992 and involved investments of approximately US$1.6 billion ... Learn More

Promover sistema de tratamento de esgoto doméstico em residências unifamiliares, carentes de assistência governamental, através da implementação de fossas sépticas sustentáveis, construídas com pneus usados a baixo custo. Promover ações de conscientização à sociedade envolvida no projeto quanto a importância ... Learn More

At AU Optronics Taiwan site we invested in an engineering improvement of water use efficiency costs 40 million TWD in 2014, our site boasts zero discharge of processing water costs 1 billion TWD for the pilot site, and a 90% ... Learn More

In 2016, our Linares, Mexico plant reduced water use by focusing employee engagement efforts on increasing the use of dry cleaning methods. The Linares plant will continue to reduce water consumption through employee engagement, asset care programs, and capital projects ... Learn More

In May 2016, the Queretaro, Mexico plant replaced their aging boiler with a more efficient model. This project is expected to reduce site-wide water consumption by approximately 2% annually. The Queretaro plant will continue to reduce water consumption through employee ... Learn More

During 2016, the Sao Paulo, Brazil plant reduced their normalized water use more than 5.5%. The Sao Paulo plant will continue to reduce water consumption through employee engagement, asset care programs, and capital projects within the next three years. While ... Learn More

EDP is investing in a water efficiency programme for Pecém power plant, with a total investment estimated to amount to R$1M. An example is the implemention of circuit optimisation initiatives to reduce the collection of this resource. A project undertaken ... Learn More

IBERDROLA has installed systems for capturing and storing rainwater for human consumption in the area around the Caetité windfarm in inland Bahia (Brazil).This initiative will supply water to over 3,300 homes that currently have no connection to the general water ... Learn More

Industrial waste water is now being reclaimed at the Allergan Brazil manufacturing plant located in Guarulhos Brazil. The water was filtered and returned for reuse in cooling towers and as gray water in the bathroom facilities. This reduced Allergan's discharge ... Learn More

At our dairy factories in Brazil, we reuse the water extracted from milk to save resources. Milk is composed of 80% water and, during the production of powdered (Ninho and Molico) and condensed (Moça®) milk products, we need to remove ... Learn More

The primary means of managing this risk is to reduce our operation’s consumption and reliance on potable water sources. The mine runs a zero-discharge, closed loop water system whereby all water is recycled. Potable water is used for human consumption ... Learn More

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