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Elbe River

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Area: 5888268 km2
Countries:
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities:
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Total Organizations: 7
Total Projects: 8
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Profile Completion: 50%

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Organizations in Elbe River


The Dow Chemical Company, commonly referred to as Dow, was an American multinational chemical corporation headquartered in Midland, Michigan, United States, and the predecessor of the merged company DowDuPont. Learn More

HYDROC is an association of independent consultants, -scientists and -engineers, providing water-related services through a network of national and international experts. Our concept uses the synergies of our combined expertise for the successful implementation of a variety of projects. Our … Learn More

International Climate Initiative (IKI) is one of the most important instruments of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) for the international financing of climate change mitigation and biodiversity. IKI operates within the framework … Learn More

NatuReS’ Vision: Preserving Natural Resources The Natural Resources Stewardship Programme (NatuReS) enables private-public-civil society partnerships to manage the natural resources they need for sustainable growth and better livelihoods. The programme’s vision is a world where all stakeholders collaborate to sustainably … Learn More

The demand for performance, integrity, and accountability by government, business, and civil society has increased significantly. Strengthening integrity measures and gaining credibility in challenging contexts requires more than conventional approaches to stakeholder engagement. Our expertise ... ... is in the … Learn More

At 9 years old, Felix Finkbeiner launched the youth initiative Plant-for-the-Planet in 2007. So far, more than 91,000 youth in 75 countries have been trained as Climate Justice Ambassadors that give speeches to their peers and adults, and fight for … Learn More

SWIM is a youth organisation that works for a world where every person has unconditional, conflict-free access to water and sanitation. Our overarching goal in SWIM is the prevention or resolution of water-related conflicts. To achieve this, we work on … Learn More

Projects in Elbe River


Our Supplier Code of Conduct (SCoC) and our Sustainability Contract Clause are the main strategy to protect us against sustainability related supplier risks, e.g. it contains aspects related to water management and responsible water use. The SCoC is an important … Learn More

Active pharmaceutical ingredients can enter the environment through human or animal excreta, through improper disposal or during production. Surface waters are particularly relevant here. In connection with the approval process for human and veterinary pharmaceuticals in Europe and the United … Learn More

Sika has produced 1,000 liters of hand sanitizer which it will donate to local hospitals, retirement homes, and blood donation services. In addition, Sika global subsidiaries are donating hand sanitizer to their employees and local healthcare facilities. Learn More

Within the sustainable water management and the target to reduce the specific water demand per car produced by 25 % from 2010 to 2018 several measures were implemented to reduce the total water demand of the production site (status 2016: … Learn More

At the start of 2015, the company initiated a €10 million (US$ 11.3 million) partnership with the European Commission under the Innovative Medicines Initiative. This project – called Intelligent Assessment of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment – aims to develop screening … Learn More

Created in 2011, this project aims at: Restoring and protecting forest biodiversity to ensure ecosystem services, Increasing the resilience of forests against climate change, Involving volunteers in forest work to increase environmental awareness. “Planting was a great experience for me, … Learn More

Our water stewardship strategy includes a goal to replenish the water used in our beverages, where it is sourced from areas of water stress, by 2020. In Germany, our SVAs have shown that we operate three facilities in two river … Learn More

As part of CCEP’s This is Forward Sustainability Action Plan, we have a target to replenish 100% of the water used in our beverages, where it is sourced from areas of water stress, by 2020. In Germany, our SVAs, together … Learn More

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