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Total Organizations: 8
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Organizations in Tocantins

Criada em 2010, Aegea é uma das maiores empresa de saneamento do segmento privado no país. Em cada município onde atua, leva mais saúde e qualidade de vida para a população, respeitando sempre o meio ambiente e a cultura local. … Learn More

The threat of electric blackout, the increase in electricity bills and water rationing are increasingly present in the news, in pronouncements by public managers and in the daily life of the population. We have a combination of extremely unfavorable factors: … Learn More

Chemicals and plastics are present in various products used daily: in health, transportation, food, home goods and personal use, and so many other essential segments of our life. By understanding this role, we continuously strive to create sustainable solutions so … Learn More

The Brazil Network of the Global Compact is the third-largest network in the world, with more than 1,100 members. In 2015, there were less than 500 participants. In 2020, according to a survey carried out by Época Negócios, the Global … Learn More

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

Duratex is a Brazilian company that manufactures wood products, sanitary vitreous chinaware and metal fittings. Learn More

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

Projects in Tocantins

The world�s rainforests are being destroyed at an increasingly rapid rate. To put it into context, an area the size of a football pitch disappears every second - that�s over 58 million square miles of forest lost every year. Even … 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

Since 2016 the Toilet Board Coalition’s accelerator program has been supporting entrepreneurs with bespoke mentorship, partnership and the visibility to scale their sanitation economy businesses. More than toilets alone, we look for commercially viable businesses across the sanitation economies – … Learn More

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has been working in Iowa since 1963 to restore wetlands, improve agricultural management, protect key remaining habitats, and build public and private partnerships to deliver critical outcomes for people and nature. We recognize the critical role … Learn More

The anthropological impact caused by the inappropriate use of the land is the main threat to the Biological Reserve of Serra do Japi (Rebio), a significant part of the forest of the State of S�o Paulo, mainly characterized by hydrological … Learn More

In January 2020, our Brazil business publicly committed to eliminate plastic waste from its packaging by 2025 Ð a significant step forward given our soft drinks portfolio in that market and the prevalence of PET in soft drink packaging. To … 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

As part of Ecolab�s global philanthropic program, Solutions for Life, Ecolab and the Project WET Foundation co-created the Clean and Conserve Education Program. Since launching the partnership in2014, this free curriculum has reached more than 7.47 million individuals in 88 … Learn More

Risk is mitigated by the technical due diligences carried out in all project finance transactions that assess environmental and technical issues and ensure, through the Environmental Impact Assessment, that the minimum water flow necessary for the plant and for the … Learn More

Braskem encourages its suppliers to report by inviting and encouraging them to participate in CDP events, workshops and training, as well as direct contact for support in the questionnaire response process. Braskem reinforces the invitation from CDP Supply chain so … Learn More

Aegea Sanitation, a private sector sanitation company in Brazil serving over 21 million people, has contributed its efforts to the COVID-19 response by disinfecting commonly used public areas and roads and by donating hygiene products to vulnerable population in the … Learn More

In the US, we are partnering with TNC on watershed improvement in Fort Collins, Colorado. In Colorado, the Cache La Poudre and Big Thompson forested watersheds provide critical clean water to Fort Collins. Climate change, increasing drought and years of … Learn More

Agriculture in Tanzania is responsible for 85% of national freshwater withdrawals, yet inefficient practices mean that up to 45% is lost. The 2030 WRG is working with 3000 farmers in the Pangani and Rufiji Basins to increase access to financing … Learn More

L’Oréal’s has launched solidarity plans across its many international locations, including Egypt, the Ukraine, Brazil, and South Africa to support the global fight against COVID-19. It has shifted production in 28 factories to produce hand sanitizer, much of which will … 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

The Cons�rcio Empresarial Salto Pil�o operates a run-of-river hydro power plant, situated in the state of Santa Catarina in the south of Brazil, with an installed capacity of 182.3 MW. The power plant increases the share of renewable energy in … Learn More

"This project will tackle the massive challenges encountered by Kenyan farmers and society. Vegetation, soil, and people currently suffer from the detrimental impacts of overgrazing, deforestation and climate change in almost all counties of the country. To counteract these liabilities, … Learn More

We supported UNICEF�s global response to the COVID-19 pandemic to expand efforts to keep children and their families safe from infection. Our donation of $450,000 and $55,000 in essential supplies, including water tanks and pipes manufactured by Orbia, helped address … Learn More

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is constructing and restoring wetlands in agricultural watersheds of the Mississippi River. A primary objective is to reduce pollutants including nitrate-nitrogen in leachate and runoff to local waterways while increasing water storage. A larger goal is … Learn More

Community tree planting under the guidance of Golden Chirwa (Apple Man & tree expert). All areas will be mapped with GPS-Polygons. Check: https://explorer.land/x/project/wellsforzoe Wells for Zo‘ is tax deductible in Ireland! You will be financing trees that have been planted … Learn More

The project is located within the Amazon, the largest remaining rainforest on our planet. The Amazon is known for its amazing biodiversity; home to 10% of all species, including some endangered species that rely on it for their survival.News Update … 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

In the final year of an IB World School Primary Years Program (PYP), students conduct personal and group inquiries on a chosen topic. This should be transdisciplinary and address several areas of knowledge and synthesize the essential elements of the … Learn More

In GB, together with The Rivers Trust we are working to implement a series of critical nature-based solutions, which will replenish water in some of the most water stressed areas. Funded by the Coca-Cola Foundation, the three-year programme will support … Learn More

Greater S‹o Paulo is home to 20 million people Ð one in ten Brazilians; it is the largest city in Brazil and one of the most water-stressed cities in Latin America. S‹o PauloÕs most important watersheds Ð the Piracicaba, Capivari, … 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. Project Results Learn More

Daiichi Sankyo is using rainwater for sanitary water and other daily usage at its plant in Brazil.Project ResultsAlternate water supply Learn More

Through a partnership with Tanager, Mars Wrigley is working with mint farmers in Uttar Pradesh, India to implement improved agricultural practices to grow mint more sustainably. The work includes using good agricultural practices such as irrigation scheduling, two new cultivars … Learn More

In addition to products offered, we developed ProÁgua to support our customers in adopting eco-efficient solutions, from the planning stage to selection of products. This service is available for residential, commercial, industrial, health and education buildings, carrying out actions for … Learn More

The Brazil Water Guardian Project was launched in 2011 and completed in 2016. The project in partnership with one of our tobacco leaf suppliers (Universal Leaf) and the University of Santa Cruz do Sul, aimed to improve the volume and … Learn More

Planting is a great way to help sequester carbon emissions. Through photosynthesis trees absorb carbon dioxide to produce oxygen and wood. By ensuring that the trees planted are native broad leaf species you can help to preserve the UK's environment … 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

All over South Africa there are clear signs of improperly treated wastewater that enters our river systems and aquifers https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2021-04-26-south-africas-rivers-of-sewage-more-than-half-of-sas-treatment-works-are-failing/. The government itself has proclaimed that 56% of the 1150 wastewater treatment plants are in poor or critical condition. The … 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

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

Bahia, Minas Gerais, Santa Catarina, Ceará, Maranhão, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Sul, Piauí, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraná, Pará, Tocantins, Alagoas, Sergipe, Acre, Sao Paolo Reach up to 500,000 people per year with lasting access to safe water and … Learn More

Invasive alien plant clearing is a hot topic in South Africa, with over 200 declared invasive species that have invaded over 20 million hectares of land nationwide. Invasive alien plants are particularly prominent in and along watercourses and proliferate due … Learn More

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