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Connect the Drops

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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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Project Overview

Currently, California is in the midst of a drought of historic proportions, with severe impacts on ecosystems, communities, farms, and businesses. Connect the Drops is a business-led campaign, elevating the voice of California businesses in favor of resilient water supply solutions, such as conserving, reusing and maximizing local water supplies. Companies sign on to a Declaration acknowledging that they cannot risk the state’s economic future by relying on outdated water ...

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Currently, California is in the midst of a drought of historic proportions, with severe impacts on ecosystems, communities, farms, and businesses. Connect the Drops is a business-led campaign, elevating the voice of California businesses in favor of resilient water supply solutions, such as conserving, reusing and maximizing local water supplies. Companies sign on to a Declaration acknowledging that they cannot risk the state’s economic future by relying on outdated water management practices, policies and infrastructure, and that the time has come to build a resilient water future. In addition, they commit to engaging on some key policy efforts that move the needle in ensuring a sustainable water future for California. Sign on to this campaign to help “connect the drops" between healthy water supplies and the vitality of the California economy.

Project Results

Ceres in collaboration with our business partners recently launched the Connect the Drops campaign with nine signatories— The Coca-Cola Company, Driscoll’s, Gap Inc., General Mills, KB Home, Levi Strauss & Co., MillerCoors, Sungevity, and Symantec. Campaign signatories recently traveled to Sacramento to meet with key legislators to discuss business support for water stewardship efforts including conservation, reuse and recycling, stormwater capture and recharge. The camp...

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Ceres in collaboration with our business partners recently launched the Connect the Drops campaign with nine signatories— The Coca-Cola Company, Driscoll’s, Gap Inc., General Mills, KB Home, Levi Strauss & Co., MillerCoors, Sungevity, and Symantec. Campaign signatories recently traveled to Sacramento to meet with key legislators to discuss business support for water stewardship efforts including conservation, reuse and recycling, stormwater capture and recharge. The campaign will continue to identify opportunities to support and partner with policy makers on prudent water policy development and implementation. The campaign will also highlight company actions on water stewardship – in their direct operations and within their supply chains – to shine the spotlight on existing company practices to steward water resources. This will be accomplished through blogs, news stories and media messaging.

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Ceres is a non-profit organization advocating for sustainability leadership. We bring unique capital market solutions to many water-related challenges. We are changing the way that businesses and utilities manage water, and the way that investors consider water risk in their ... Learn More

Water is a key part of every stage of our business, from the barley field to the bottling line. The availability of qualityclean, fresh water is critical not only to MillerCoors, but also to the communities we serve. where we ... Learn More

PTF is the voice for businesses that rely on and support the Colorado River. Our 1,100 members are Fortune 500 companies and main-street retailers who support common sense solutions to water challenges facing the southwest. We understand that common sense ... Learn More

We are becoming more efficient in our water use by reducing the amount we use per liter of product, even as we increase our production volume. We are recycling wastewater, sometimes returning it cleaner than we found it, and we ... Learn More

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