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5888268 km2
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Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
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Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Affiliated Orgs: California Water Action Collaborative (CWAC)
Projects: Agua Brasil Program
Alliance for Water Stewardship Implementation at Ecolab's China facility
Community Led Integrated Water Management & Livelihoods Resilience
Conservation on the Mubuku
CYAN Movement
Doñana Strawberry and Sustainable Water Management Group
Ecosystem Restoration on the Thames
Eerste River Catchment River Collaborative
Health of the Guarani Aquifer
Implementing National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA) Priority Interventions to Build Resilience in the Agriculture and Water Sectors to the Adverse Impacts of Climate Change in Sudan
Improving River Management Practices in the Yangtze
Improving sustainability of groundwater resources
Improving Wetland and Watershed Management in the Chi River Basin
Mackinaw River Watershed Continuous Improvement Grain Program
Protecting Freshwater Resources while Improving the Livelihoods of Disadvantaged Sugarcane Growers in South Africa
Restoring the Floodplains and Improving the Habitat Along the Danube
Restoring the Rio Conchos
Securing a future for stone fruit farming through water stewardship in the Upper Breede catchment
Southern California Context-Based Water Targets Pilot
Watershed Management in the Orange-Senqu
Water Stewardship & the California Water Action Plan
WWF-Coca Cola River Replenishment Project
WWF-Mondi Wetland Project
WWF's Water Stewardship Service
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Organization SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the organization and its locations.
Sustainable Agriculture (SDG 2.4)
Water Quality (SDG 6.3)
Increase Access to Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (SDG 6.1 & 6.2)
Water Use Efficiency (SDG 6.4)
Integrated Water Resource Management (SDG 6.5)
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Water-Related Disaster Management (SDG 11.5)
Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)
Organization Tags:
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Stormwater Management and Flood Control
Org. Type: NGO / Civil Society
Language: English
Org. Website: wwf.panda.org
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Organization Overview

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 more than 100 countries, supporting around 1,300 conservation and environmental projects. WWF's mission is to stop the degradation of our planet's natural environment, and build a...

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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 more than 100 countries, supporting around 1,300 conservation and environmental projects. WWF's mission is to stop the degradation of our planet's natural environment, and build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.

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Banco do Brasil and its partners are piloting and encouraging agricultural practices that conserve water, increase vegetation cover, and restore degraded natural resources, further catalyzed by specialized financial products and services that incentive sustainable resource management. Learn More

Ecolab's manufacturing plant in Taicang, China, is the first site in the world to be independently certified under the Alliance for Water Stewardship's global standard for water stewardship. Learn More

Magnitude of Risks and Vulnerability are deep rooted in this project areas. The underlying causes of poverty are enhanced risks, vulnerability and reduced sustainable livelihood promotion interventions beyond natural hazards. The urgent need for reduction of risks and vulnerability at ... Learn More

We promote the conservation of upper river Mubuku water catchment area and put in place actions to increase awareness and education on environment issues Learn More

In 2010, Ambev, Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Brazilian business unit, launched the CYAN Movement – a three-year water stewardship project designed to protect threatened watersheds in Brazil. The centerpiece of this project is a partnership with the World Wildlife Fund to advance ... Learn More

Spain is the second largest producer of strawberries worldwide, and about seventy percent of Spanish strawberries are grown in the Doñana region. Unfortunately, the recent growth of strawberry production in this province has put a great strain on the quantity ... Learn More

In the United Kingdom, we operate in areas of water stress in the South East of England, specifically within the Thames and Anglian River basins. We have three manufacturing facilities in these areas (Edmonton, Sidcup and Milton Keynes). In addition, ... Learn More

We developed a "river collaborative" with other stakeholders in the Eerste River catchment with the view of developing an operational plan to improve the Plankenbrug River water quality. Learn More

Preserving the Guarani Aquifer in Paraguay, this project aims to promote conservation of precious water resources. This project is expanding the knowledge of water as a natural resource and the current situation in Paraguay through training for community leaders, a ... Learn More

To implement an urgent set of measures in Sudan that will minimize and reverse the food insecurity and enhance adaptive capacity of small-scale farmers and pastoralists resulting from climate change, including variabilities in five vulnerable regions. Learn More

Inspiring governance and sustainable river management, this program is working across the Yangtze River basin. This project involves training local residents to use a scorecard to track environmental indicators over time. Additionally, the project is developing and distributing materials on ... Learn More

Egypt has limited water resources and the protection of these resources from pollution, depletion and degradation is a high priority for the country’s national water strategy. Water scarcity in Egypt collides with rapid population growth and increasing water demand. In ... Learn More

Reducing the impacts of agriculture on ecological functions in the Chi River sub-basin of the Mekong River Delta, this project is improving management of wetlands and watersheds, focusing on the production and use of organic fertilizer on sugarcane, cassava, and ... Learn More

Because water is essential to nature, communities, and business, The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) launched a transformational partnership in 2007 to help conserve the world’s freshwater resources. Expanding this focus and building on our progress, the ... Learn More

Improving the livelihoods of disadvantaged sugarcane growers while mitigating and eliminating impacts that their cultivation activities have on freshwater systems, this project is strengthening and expanding existing collaboration between commercial farmers and previously disadvantaged sugarcane farmers through a mentorship program. ... Learn More

Reconnecting floodplains to restore ecosystem services and re-establish biodiversity, this project focuses on restoring the cut-off floodplains to the Danube for the benefit of people, habitats and species. The project focuses on improving knowledge on habitat locations and conditions, helping ... Learn More

Working with communities along the Rio Conchos, one of the primary tributaries of the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo, this project provides training in soil and water conservation techniques, biodiversity conservation, development of community action plans, and distribution of educational materials comprising ... 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. Woolworth and M&S receive ... Learn More

The Pacific Institute / CEO Water Mandate is engaging companies with operations in Southern California to test the context-based water targets methodology in a “clustered pilot.” The purpose of the pilot is to help participating companies understand the local water ... Learn More

Due to our sustainable forest management Mondi is working with stakeholders (such as WWF, Greenpeace) to define HCV areas accurately. HCV forests contain biodiversity values (such as rare, threatened or endangered ecosystems) and provide basic services of nature (e.g. watershed ... Learn More

Companies with strategic interest in California increasingly recognize the need to work effectively with diverse stakeholders—including employees at their owned operations, suppliers, governments, communities, and customers—to improve measurement, management, and stewardship of the shared natural resources that support sustainable economic ... Learn More

Coca-Cola Enterprises is working in conjunction with the WWF-UK and Coca-Cola Great Britain as part of a partnership aimed at reducing our impact on the freshwater environment, investing in natural capital, and encouraging the supply chain, businesses and others to ... Learn More

In 2016 Mondi Group has invested 7.9 million € in corporate social investment projects including projects to preserve and protect natural capital that provides ecosystem goods and services such as biodiversity and water.In 2016, the WWF-Mondi Wetland Project (WWF-MWP) celebrated ... Learn More

The Water Stewardship service will enable businesses to work effectively with the 108 catchment partnerships to implement on the ground activities that contribute to the sustainability of both the water environment and the businesses involved. The service will provide a ... Learn More

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