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Area: 5888268 km2
Countries:
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
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Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Total Organizations: 8
Total Projects: 13
Priority SDGs: --
Priority Industries: --
Profile Completion: 50%

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Organizations in Berg-Olifants


In 2016, the City of Cape Town, South Africa invited TNC to explore establishing a Water Fund to help address long-term water security concerns while tackling near-term social and ecological priorities. Potential benefits include: Ecological: Water supply and recharge areas ... Learn More

South African non-profit organisation working for environmental and social justice and ecological integrity in the fields of water, climate change, agriculture and fair trade. The water and climate change programme aims to mitigate and strengthen resilience to climate change through ... Learn More

The Greenpop Foundation is a non-profit organisation on a mission to plant trees, green communities and activate environmental stewards across Southern Africa. Our work falls within 7 themes: urban greening, forest restoration, nature-based solutions, climate change adaptation, conservation farming, environmental ... Learn More

Living Lands is a not-for-profit organization for conserving and restoring living landscapes. A living landscape consists of a variety of healthy ecosystems and land uses, and is home to ecological, agricultural, and social systems which are managed so as to ... Learn More

Founded in 1983 in South Africa, Mediclinic is an international private healthcare services group and currently has operating divisions in Switzerland, Southern Africa (South Africa and Namibia) and the United Arab Emirates, and holds a 29.9% interest in Spire Healthcare ... Learn More

Microsoft's mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Learn More

The SWPN is a coordination platform for companies, government and civil society to collectively find solutions for the country’s most pressing water challenges. Focal areas are agricultural supply chains, mine and wastewater management, water conservation and leakage reduction, skills development, ... Learn More

The Water Resilience Coalition, founded in 2020, is an industry-driven, CEO-led coalition of the UN Global Compact's CEO Water Mandate that aims to elevate global water stress to the top of the corporate agenda and preserve the world's freshwater resources ... Learn More

Projects in Berg-Olifants


KING III is arguably the world’s leading corporate governance standard and is a term used to refer to both “The King Report on Corporate Governance for South Africa (The Institute of Directors in Southern Africa) September 2009” and “The King ... Learn More

In South Africa, as in many nations around the world, urban green space tends to be a marker of socio-economic inequality. Here there is a huge disparity between leafy, privileged areas and barren under-privileged areas. To address this challenge, Greenpop ... Learn More

The Coca-Cola Foundation (TCCF), Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages (PenBev), and TNC partnered together for a pilot project for the Greater Cape Town Water Fund to clear 64 hectares of invasive plants in the aquifer's primary recharge zone, simultaneously empowering 12 females ... Learn More

At the Port of Saldahna, Transnet uses the Desalination Plant to supplement municipal water supply. Transnet further uses gray water for non-portable use at the ports. Transnet also continues to investigate ways to mitigate the water risk, as well as ... Learn More

The International Water Stewardship Programme (IWaSP) seeks to initiate multi-stakeholder partnerships with the private sector, the public sector and the civil society in order to formulate and implement measures to improve water security for all parties. In the region of ... Learn More

Nampak has engaged with its customers to understand the potential risks that water stress and drought might incur on their packaging demands. This is integrated into divisional and facility level continuity planning.Project ResultsImproved understanding of water risk and potential risk ... Learn More

The CEO Water Mandate launched this collaboration to help companies set water stewardship targets to both address their business-related water challenges and build the resilience of the broader catchment. Crucially, the pilot project informs target-setting through a local lens: because ... Learn More

Additional rainwater catchment is to be installed in 2018 which will collect and store water in tanks. Water will be pumped and utilised in the washing of trucks as well as the ablutions. Rainwater catchment is estimated to cost R280 ... Learn More

Many different water-saving initiatives have been developed in conjunction with our service provider and differ from hospital to hospital. These include staff training; changing chemicals used; adjusting water pressures in toilets and cleaning facilities; adopting sanitizing cleaning liquids; ensuring off-site ... Learn More

Nampak's DivFood Paarl facility ceased all garden irrigation and car washing activity (at zero cost to company). In addition, approval was given to rainwater harvesting systems at the Paarl facility (total cost R20,000), and restrictive flow taps in its administrative ... Learn More

Redefine are doing a great deal to improve water efficiency within our buildings to do our part in conserving this valuable resource. Practical, targeted interventions instituted during the year include: - Cancelling window cleaning - Water-saving devices in common area ... Learn More

The subsidiaries, particularly those in the Western Cape, have implemented several water efficiency initiatives. An example is the desalination plant that has been installed and commissioned at the Westin in Cape Town. It utilises waste brackish water pumped from Westin ... Learn More

We are investing in infrastructure and technologies which will reduce our reliance on municipal water supply systems. We are currently finalising a project which will cover 33 of our facilities, aimed at treating wastewater onsite and reintroducing it to the ... Learn More

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