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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: 10
Total Projects: 8
Priority SDGs: --
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Profile Completion: 50%

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Organizations in Rhone


Agriculture accounts for 70% of water withdrawal globally and represents one of the biggest sustainability challenges. Meanwhile, soil health and lands are degrading at unprecedented rates. Our technology simultaneously addresses both these issues while also hitting up to 11 SDGs. … Learn More

Givaudan is a Swiss manufacturer of flavors, fragrances, and active cosmetic ingredients. Learn More

A certification organisation aimed at using a results-based financing approach to finance water impact projects with verifiable, long-term positive impacts. STRATEGIC INITIATIVES + INNOVATIONS Gold Standard strategic initiatives are long-term efforts and innovations focused on mainstreaming credible impact quantification through … Learn More

The only tripartite U.N. agency, since 1919 the ILO brings together governments, employers, and workers of 187 member States, to set labor standards, develop policies and devise programs promoting decent work for all women and men. Origins and history How … Learn More

For as long as nearly 70 years since its founding in 1949, Kurita Water Industries has been consistently operating in two areas of "water and the environment." To cater to diverse customer needs, the Kurita Group provides comprehensive solutions by … Learn More

ABOUT US SAPI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting children affected by conflict. We support communities by bringing water and sanitation, education, and sustainable care to children and women affected by the conflict in 6 countries ( DR- Congo, … Learn More

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is an international non-governmental organization working on issues regarding the conservation, research and restoration of the environment. It is the world's largest independent conservation organization with over 5 million supporters worldwide, working in … Learn More

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council's (WSSCC) mission is to ensure sustainable sanitation, better hygiene and safe drinking water for all people. Good sanitation and hygiene lead to economic and social development, yielding health, productivity, educational and environmental benefits. … Learn More

WBCSD is a global, CEO-led organization of over 200 leading businesses working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. We help make our member companies more successful and sustainable by focusing on the maximum positive impact for shareholders, … Learn More

The World Economic Forum The World Economic Forum is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business, cultural and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. It was established in 1971 … Learn More

Projects in Rhone


Veolia understands the COVID-19 pandemic as a message from nature that human society is reaching its breaking point. In response, it has pledged to protect nature and biodiversity on World Environment Day on June 5, 2020. Veolia has developed 10 … Learn More

Givaudan has added a production line in its Geneva site dedicated to manufacturing hand sanitizer. The company will donate over 60 tonnes of hand sanitizer, roughly equivalent to 700,000 bottles, to hospitals, Geneva public transportation, the Geneva airport, NGOs, and … Learn More

Nestle is helping the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies respond to the pandemic by donating bottled water and food to those most affected, offering its logistical capacity to support the IFRC around the world, and … Learn More

Syngenta and Huntsman are collaborating to produce and donate 50 tons of hand sanitizer to hospitals and pharmacies, specifically to the CHUV General Hospital in Lausanne, Switzerland and the Swiss Canton of Vaud. This will help address shortages and combat … Learn More

The overflow of the Rieu River risks flooding the city of Bellegarde. Over the last 15 years, LafargeHolcim has worked with Bellegarde to expand flood prevention infrastructure and create wetlands. The four water basins resulting from the rehabilitation of the … Learn More

The area of southern France is impacted by high growth in the use of groundwater. This has put the resource in high demand. Water managers in the area are looking for opportunities to increase water use efficiency and reduction in … Learn More

As part of CCEP’s This is Forward Sustainability Action Plan, we have a target to reduce our total water use by 20% from a 2010 baseline by 2025. We measure this reduction through our water use ratio (the ratio of … Learn More

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

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