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Total Organizations: 20
Total Projects: 47
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Profile Completion: 70%

Water Challenges

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66.7%
Access to Water Supply and Water Services
33.3%
Land Use Issues

Region Overview

The Godavari is the second longest river in India after the river Ganga. It starts in Maharashtra and flows for 1,465 kilometres (910 mi) into the Bay of Bengal via the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. It forms one of the largest river basins in India

Organizations in Godavari


Our mission is to create a cleaner and greener environment. We are working towards the sustainable and pollution free environment. Protection and conservation of Water sources through making it free from human interventions such as pesticides, fertilizers, domestic sewage and … Learn More

Anheuser-Busch InBev is a publicly traded company (Euronext: ABI) based in Leuven, Belgium, with American Depositary Receipts on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BUD). With a portfolio of well over 200 beer brands, it is the leading global brewer, … Learn More

Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network aims to drive knowledge sharing and problem-solving by collaborative action in the water sector. It lends itself to arsenic mitigation efforts of provincial governments and civil society groups by aiding them in developing appropriate solution … Learn More

Purpose Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) is a global non-profit organization that generates interdisciplinary knowledge to inform policy and practice towards conservation and sustainability. For over two decades, ATREE has worked on social-environmental issues from … Learn More

Diageo plc is a British multinational alcoholic beverages company, with its headquarters in London, England. Diageo is the world's largest producer of spirits and a key producer of beer. Diageo's commitment to water stewardship is outlined in its Blueprint Water … Learn More

People first mission always national interest of law INDIA USA and whole world course of action for sustainable development goals and all inclusive solutions related water and sanitation and domestic electrical connection with corruption free world. Learn More

GSK is a science-led global healthcare company – with three world-leading businesses – that researches, develops and manufactures innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. Fresh water is critical to achieving universal health coverage, to providing sanitation facilities, and … Learn More

Infosys Limited is an Indian multinational corporation that provides business consulting, information technology and outsourcing services. It has its headquarters in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. Learn More

Overseas Volunteers for A Better India (OVBI)'s Water Team is on a mission to eliminate water poverty for rural farmers in India by the year 2030. OVBI is a 501-(c)(3), IRS registered non-profit based in the United States. We are … Learn More

The Pacific Institute envisions a world in which society, the economy, and the environment have the water they need to thrive now and in the future. In pursuit of this vision, the Institute creates and advances solutions to the world’s … Learn More

Prospex design, manufacture and supply advanced reliable and cost-effective equipment’s &amp; infrastructure for corporate, urban and rural farming communities. Learn More

Raise For Sustainability is an initiative of a team of young change makers that works diligently to enable youth to comprehend the importance of the environment and environmental sustainability, makes concerted efforts to conserve it and tries to make the … Learn More

Our mission is to develop and demonstrate affordable, economically viable solutions, to share sector knowledge, and to build partnerships that reach millions in underserved communities. Safe Water Network is a non-profit organization working to advance the scale and impact of … Learn More

The Toilet Board Coalition (TBC) is a business platform enabling private sector engagement; connecting large and small companies; and ensuring close collaboration between private, public and non-profit sectors with the common goal to accelerate the business of sanitation for all. … Learn More

WASH is critical to leading healthy lives. Yet billions of people every day still do not have access to safe and clean water for drinking or washing, toilets and basic hygiene requirements to ensure that they stay healthy and well. … Learn More

WSAFE a young startup, to position itself as research and result oriented company in the field of Water SAFEty and sustainability solution. We plan to implement our ancient Indian Vedic wisdom based innovative products and ease of implementation methodology to … Learn More

Water For People exists to promote the development of high-quality drinking water and sanitation services, accessible to all, and sustained by strong communities, businesses, and governments. OUR VISION A world where every person has access to reliable and safe water … Learn More

We believe there's a smart way to end the global water crisis. Millions of people around the world could get access to safe water in their homes with the help of small, affordable loans. That's where we come in. Water.org … Learn More

WaterAid is an international NGO focused exclusively on ensuring equitable access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education for the world’s poorest communities. Formed in 1981, we have been working in water, sanitation and hygiene for over 30 years. To … Learn More

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Projects in Godavari


2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG) and Hindustan Unilever Foundation established a partnership to develop innovative, large-scale solutions for India's water challenges. The solutions are to focus on technology, finance, knowledge, and results-based implementation and will target the agriculture sector, … Learn More

Daikin Industries is securing rainwater and air conditioning drain water as a backup water supply. The company also reduced the amount of water it uses, for example, by cleaning purified sewage with activated carbon. Project Results Reduced water use Learn More

Sustainable, community-based mitigation program that provides safe water through bi-tech wells (also known as ‘bore-dugwells’), and conducts public education on water-related health issues and personal hygiene practices. Our water sources—based on traditional dugwell designs that are familiar to villagers—are inexpensive … Learn More

Unilever has committed to donating sanitizer, soap, bleach and food worth €100 million to those in need. Half of the donations will go to the World Economic Forum’s COVID Action Platform in support of global health organizations. The other half … Learn More

Implementation of specific pilot measures in the Indian cities of Kochi (Kerala), Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) and Bhubaneshwar (Orissa) to anchor climate-friendly solutions in urban management in the areas of urban green planning, “green buildings“ (=improvement of climate and environmental impacts … Learn More

All global manufacturing sites are expected to follow and implement the performance expectations. The Water Stewardship Standard focuses on Management Commitment, Water Balance, Water Stewardship Planning, Water Risk Assessments, Water Conservation Assessments, Equipment & Systems, and Communication. In addition, as … Learn More

Conventionally, farmers across Pakistan cultivate rice by sowing seeds within nurseries, and then transplanting the seedlings into the puddled soil of the paddy fields. However, this approach requires large amounts of water, as well as labour and fuel. Also, in … Learn More

We strive to develop innovative products that enable consumers to use less water while meeting or exceeding efficacy expectations. Colgate also promotes water conservation awareness globally. We understand that the water required to use our products represents the largest portion … Learn More

The Diageo Water Blueprint lays out a roadmap for the company to address water challenges across four key areas: Sourcing. Diageo works closely with its suppliers to reduce water impacts in its supply chain by providing tools for its suppliers, … Learn More

In Honduras, Hurricane ETA was devastating. It left many families homeless and without safe water for over a month. Xylem Watermark, together with Diseine (our distributor in Honduras), Planet Water and DHL, made it possible to carry, install and run … Learn More

The first urban floodplain in Spain has been recognized by the #PorElClima Community as a pioneering nature-based solution to solve flood problems in large cities SUEZ in Spain has presented, within the framework of the COP25 that will be held … Learn More

The company works to align public policy positions with water stewardship goals and increase community development activities by making liaisons with other companies or the government to provide mechanisms for the villagers to have access to potable water.Project ResultsImproved access … Learn More

Bayer is actively engaged in a continuous dialogue with stakeholders including e.g. employees, customers, neighbors, NGOs, politicians and the general public. We are actively participating in stakeholder panels at river-basin level ranging from the participation in community panels, e.g. in … Learn More

In the reporting year, Marico has created farm ponds and a water catchment area to maintain the groundwater table and for the benefit of the community. Farm Pond: In the current year, we executed the project of constructing 60 farm … Learn More

In the Luapula Province of Zambia, we work with over 900 smallholder farmers, of which over 30% are women, to locally source cassava for our locally brewed Eagle Lager beer. To boost the quality of cassava grown in the region, … Learn More

We work with our suppliers to decrease their water footprints over time and to determine any risk to the supply of products. This is done by implementing annual Water Footprint Index (WFI) assessments, as part of the Farming for the … Learn More

Started the Ghana Water Initiative to provide access to basic water and improve quality of life in communities in Ghana, by creating jobs and building competencies around water stations. In 2019 we began the Ghana Water Initiative in a public-private … Learn More

In 2017, Inditex continued to integrate sustainability criteria for the use of water in all of its business areas, thanks to the implementation of its Global Water Management Strategy. The rational use of water and zero discharge commitment of undesirable … Learn More

In response to the pandemic, International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) has reconfigured its production lines to produce 2.5 tons of hand sanitizer. In North America, IFF has developed a unique hand sanitizer called Hope 2020, partnering with a distiller to … Learn More

In India, we have completed an intensive eight- day hygiene behavior change campaign in seven different languages. We worked together with partner organisations, community groups and other key stakeholders to raise awareness of ‘Good Hygiene Practices to Prevent COVID-19’. To … Learn More

We see an opportunity to reduce costs incurred in purchasing water; also dependency on freshwater sources that is threatened by overutilization and climate change through Water recycling. We recognize the need to report quantifiable water metrics and targets as they … Learn More

KardiaNuts was established in 2018 through the vision of its founder for an empowered rural Colombia, with established networks for future growth, reduction of poverty and inequality, and preservation of the environment. KardiaNuts intends to achieve this vision through the … Learn More

Our company Maithri Aquatech has developed MEGHDOOT (which in Sanskrit means Messenger of the Clouds), an Atmospheric Water Generator which produces the purest form of potable water from the humidity present in the AIR! The water is also microbe-free and … Learn More

Green Again Madagascar is restoring the tropical rainforests of eastern Madagascar, which are habitats for lemurs and thousands of plant species found nowhere else on Earth. Nearly 90% of MadagascarÕs biodiverse rainforests have been lost to unsustainable agriculture. This adversely … Learn More

NaWaTech was an Indo-European collaborative project whose objective was to explore, evaluate and improve the potential, performance and reliability of different water treatment systems to cope with the water shortage in India. The concept on which the NaWaTech project was … Learn More

Deep Specialization in Circular Economy &amp; Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management for Transforming Urban Areas September 18, 2021 | March 31, 2022 Why is this course important? Municipal Solid Waste generation is on a steep rise and its management has … Learn More

Building on over a decade of focus on operational water efficiency, P&amp;G is now working towards a holistic water stewardship strategy throughout its value chain. An evaluation of water risks across the life cycle of its products helped P&amp;G select … Learn More

PAVITR project is an interdisciplinary and closely interconnected cluster of universities, research institutes, SMEs, and nongovernmental entities, which will provide real solutions for the water related challenges via the identification/recognition and establishment of knowledge chains of expertise as well as … Learn More

Plant-for-Ghana is a pioneer reforestation project by Plant-for-the-Planet Ghana - a national affiliate of Plant-for-the-Planet Foundation in Germany. The Yucatan Reforestation project in Mexico, with its valuable experience, serves here as a lesson learned project. Sustainable reforestation is the way … Learn More

In Portugal, we launched ÒPlantar çguaÓ, a project in partnership with Associa‹o Natureza Portugal, WWF and the Coca-Cola Foundation. Through the project we will be able to replenish approximately 250 million litres of water a year, in a region devastated … Learn More

PepsiCo’s response in these watersheds is to implement our global water strategy where we strive for Positive Water Impact in and near the communities where we work — meaning our efforts and collaborations will be designed to enable long-term, sustainable … 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

NestlŽ WatersÕ flagship water preservation initiative, Agrivair, was established back in 1992. This pioneering community project, which covers 10 000 hectares in the Vosges region of France, was designed to protect the quality of the sources of our Vittel, Contrex … Learn More

Installing rainwater harvesting structures across India to reduce water scarcity, this program works to combat depleting groundwater levels with simple and effective solutions. Rainwater harvesting is the process of collecting and storing rainwater and preventing its runoff, evaporation and seepage … Learn More

Managing water scarity is a key priority in India where demand exceeds supply and quality is declining. The root of the problem is in agricultural water use, so, partners, we have worked with more than 18,00 farmers beyond our value … Learn More

Diageo has pledged 2 million liters of Grain Neutral Spirit, a 96% strength ethyl alcohol used to produce vodka and gin, to its manufacturing partners to produce over 8 million 250 ml bottles of hand sanitizer for frontline healthcare workers. … Learn More

It has also become apparent that in the Ceres region, coupled with recurrent drought, issues of groundwater are increasingly becoming a problem for the farmers. Groundwater is usually used for emergency water but in Ceres particularly, farmers are very dependent … Learn More

The Water Stewardship project aimed to improve and strengthen sustainable access to water and sanitation for the communities of 12 project villages, spread across Nanded and Baramati villages in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The project was implemented from January … Learn More

The company sets up farmer support projects that teach farmers a range of good agricultural practices including improved irrigation techniques. We have partnered with drip irrigation providers to supply farmers with modern irrigation systems at a subsidized rate. We are … Learn More

The vision of the Resilient Asian Deltas (RAD) Initiative is that long term resilience of AsiaÕs delta systems is secured through unprecedented political and financial investment in Ôbuilding with natureÕ, which will protect and restore the natural river and coastal … Learn More

The site have invested £2 million in water conservation measures, to improve water use rates by 50% and minimise water withdrawals. The project was completed in the current reporting year. Additionally, the overall project at Pioneer site will also involve … Learn More

Marico water management strategy critically considers the risk of non-availability or shortage of water in the near future which could lead to disruption in the our production capability. Our 2022 water target to offset 100% of water consumed in our … Learn More

Pfizer has completed initial assessments of antibiotic discharges at all our Pfizer-owned and operated manufacturing sites and at our antibiotics suppliers in India. While many of these assessments indicate good practices are being implemented, work to further characterize risk and … Learn More

Apart from water efficiency, reuse and recycling in operation of the plant, we have undertaken a "Water Positive" program which intends to return back more water to nature and society than it uses for operations by following water efficiency, water … Learn More

In 2019, we expanded our engagement to the water-scarce Sabie & Crocodile catchment area in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa Ð an area which is strategically important for sourcing our citrus fruit and nuts. At the end of June … Learn More

Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Delhi Assam, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab, Haryana, Tripura, Uttarakhand Water.org has reached 15 million people in India with lasting access to water … Learn More

Additional partner: Institute for Sustainable Communities CONTEXT The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Gap Inc. share a common interest in improving the health and well-being of the women, families, and communities touched by the global apparel industry … Learn More

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