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Water Quality (SDG 6.3)

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Total Organizations: 256
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SDG Overview

SDG Target

  • By 2030, improve water quality by reducing pollution, eliminating dumping and minimizing release of hazardous chemicals and materials, halving the proportion of untreated wastewater and substantially increasing recycling and safe reuse globally

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Waste discharge or surface runoff from urban, industrial, or agricultural areas can degrade the quality of surface or ground water vital for human needs, ecosystem needs, and business operations. Effluent management is a way of reducing water quality impacts at a system or catchment level. Actions include managing effluent from the source prior to discharge, developing waste treatment and water reclamation systems, protecting affected aquatic ecosystems, supporting water sanitation projects, or providing financial resources for waste treatment. Water quality management may also include water quality rehabilitation, such as river clean-up.

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Organizations in Water Quality (SDG 6.3)


The Pacific Institute envisions a world in which society, the economy, and the environment have the water they need to thrive now and in the future. In pursuit of this vision, the Institute creates and advances solutions to the world’s ... Learn More

The CEO Water Mandate mobilizes business leaders to advance water stewardship, sanitation, and the Sustainable Development Goals – in partnership with the United Nations, governments, peers, civil society, and others. Endorsers of the CEO Water Mandate recognize that they can ... Learn More

The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. We acheive this through the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff, including more than 550 scientists, located in all 50 U.S. states ... Learn More

Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2012 sales of $12 billion and 44,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain ... Learn More

Prepare children, youth and adults to understand, respect and collaborate to build a better world Learn More

Preparing for and adapting to new climate realities will be one of the defining challenges of the 21st century. Recognizing the considerable environmental, social, and economic value at stake due to worsening water stress and climate change, the private sector ... Learn More

Glencore plc is an Anglo–Swiss multinational commodity trading and mining company. 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

Be a leader in water stewardship for the fashion industry, working both with reducing the water footprint of our value chain and engaging to promote better water governance in strategic, high risk river basins to secure availability and quality of ... Learn More

Since its inception Artistic Milliners has been a front runner in the global textile industry and has been spearheading denim innovation and sustainability. Our mission is to sustain our reputation as one of the top manufacturers in the world by ... Learn More

For the last one and half decades, UDYAMA has demonstrated few evidence based initiatives working directly with community and engaging partner NGOs in coastal, tribal areas and carved out good learning on community resilience process and environmental richness. Learning–Linking- Livelihoods ... Learn More

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

General Motors Company is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services. Learn More

Figroglass is one of the global leaders in the Ice Cold Merchandisers (ICM) market and the principal supplier of glass packaging in the high growth markets of West Africa. Learn More

Estamos comprometidos en garantizar la preservacion del medio ambiente, el uso racional de los recursos y la minimizacion de los residuos, en el convencimiento de que esta linea de actuacion es coherente con la mejora en la calidad de vida ... Learn More

Essilor International S.A. is a French-based international ophthalmic optics company that designs, manufactures and markets lenses to correct or protect eyesight. Learn More

Initiative: Eau is an American 501(c)3 non-profit, non-governmental organization whose mission is to increase the safety and quality of drinking water services in developing areas and crisis zones. We currently conduct programming in Burkina Faso, Niger, and Nigeria, with our ... Learn More

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a federally owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. Our mandate is to support the German Government in achieving its development objectives. We provide viable, ... Learn More

Our Vision To be the undisputed reference in our segments and industries in terms of value creation, responsiveness to markets and changing customer and consumer demands, innovation, quality, service and sustainability. Our Mission To develop products, brands and services to ... Learn More

DS Smith is a leading provider of corrugated packaging and is present in 37 countries, employing around 32,000 people. Learn More

Distell Group Limited is a multinational brewing and beverage company based in South Africa Learn More

Coca-Cola Amatil one of the largest bottlers and distributors of non-alcoholic and alcoholic ready-to-drink beverages in the Asia Pacific, and one of the world’s larger bottlers of The Coca-Cola Company range. The company works to leave a positive legacy and ... Learn More

#ClearWaterInitiative is an extension of the Fish Foundation Global Nation Foundation's program known as “Transformation of Nations.” It's a clear precise mission and purpose through our unique structured water device providing healthy water that increases oxygen, decrease dehydration restores healthy ... Learn More

Burberry designs, develops, makes and sells products under the Burberry brand. The company is committed to respecting the environment, minimising the environmental impacts of our own operations and activities in our supply chain. Learn More

Created in August 2002 by the integration of six companies from Odebrecht Group and the Mariani Group, Braskem is currently the largest producer of thermoplastic resins in the Americas and the largest producer of polypropylene in the United States. Its ... Learn More

Hvelv aims at tackling global impact problems, in connecting sustainability with innovation. To make it happen Hvelv aims at 2 things: 1. Federating human being in engaging, promoting and acting towards good causes such as climate change (reforestation, carbon offset, ... Learn More

As one of the largest electric energy companies in the U.S., we power millions of homes and businesses. We’re working together with our customers and communities to create the future of energy. Learn More

Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, Gold Fields Limited is one of the world’s largest gold mining firms. Learn More

Unilever's purpose is to make sustainable living commonplace Learn More

JTEKT is based in Japan and manufactures and sells steering systems, driveline components, bearings, machine tools, electronic control devices, home accessory equipment, and more Learn More

Antelope Water Management partners with the oil &amp; gas and mining industries to deliver water infrastructure, treatment, sourcing and disposal services. Our water solutions are tailored to meet the evolving environmental and economic challenges facing the extractive industries today. Our ... Learn More

To best Best CAD Services across the globe @ a cost effective rate: For more info visit : https://www.siliconinfo.com/ Learn More

El Centro Investigador del Sistema Acuífero de Quintana Roo A.C. (CINDAQ) facilita y promueve la educacion, y apoya la conservación de los sistemas de agua dulce y recursos culturales asociados con los cenotes y ríos subterráneos de Q Roo, Mexico. Learn More

Queremos devolverle su esencia a nuestro planeta. Desarrollando tecnologías eficientes para el tratamiento y valorización de residuos líquidos, remediamos suelos y recuperamos recursos naturales. Learn More

Aquaporin A/S is a global water technology company located in Kongens Lyngby, Denmark. Aquaporin is dedicated to revolutionizing water purification through the use of industrial biotechnological techniques and thinking. The company specializing in 'biomimemtic' membranes to produce next-gen water filters. ... Learn More

Bashaamwe is a movement aiming at creating awareness of environmental pollution and creating ideas for environmental conservation. Learn More

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper products with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, Europe, North Africa and Russia. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, ... Learn More

The Finnish water stewardship commitment challenges companies to assess water risks in their value chains and to engage in collective action to develop sustainable water use and governance. The founding partners of the commitment, Finnish research institutes, ministries and WWF ... Learn More

To clean and protect the River Dodder and its tributaries, improve facilities, biodiversity and sustainable development along its length, engage all community stakeholders to enjoy its rich heritage (natural, cultural and built heritage), and fulfil the potential of this fabulous ... Learn More

The Kellogg Company, doing business as Kellogg's, is an American multinational food-manufacturing company headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States. Learn More

Promovemos el desarrollo sostenible del territorio y las ciudades teniendo como determinante principal de su ordenamiento las cuencas hidrográficas y el agua como bien común. Nos apoyamos en modelos que integran de manera armónica las dinámicas naturales, socioeconómicas, políticas y ... Learn More

Support business and organisations achieve their sustainable development goals, through the application of life cycle approaches like water footprint and life cycle assessment Learn More

Somos una corporación privada sin fines de lucro que fomenta innovaciones que “mueven la frontera de lo posible”. Nuestros socios son el Estado de Chile y BHP. En FCh generamos redes internacionales, entregando soluciones de alto impacto para abordar los ... Learn More

The Monterrey Metropolitan Water Fund (FAMM) was established by a multi-stakeholder consortium in September 2013. The main objective of FAMM is to preserve the watershed of the San Juan River, which supplies more than 60% of the water used and ... Learn More

P4G – Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 – is a new initiative, commenced in 2018, with the ambition of becoming the world’s leading forum for developing concrete public-private partnerships at scale to deliver on the SDGs ... Learn More

TAM Ceramics water filter media of granulated ceramics, coated with a small amount of silver, will be appropriate for filter systems of large scale in any size. While systems of TAM's granulated filter media are genuinely sustainable for achievement of ... Learn More

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

To see and contribute to communities harness the unlimited but untapped capacity of young Nigerians in providing simple, homegrown solutions to country's basic socio-economic challenges that include access to clean water, education, and healthcare. Learn More

PVH Corp, formerly known as the Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation, is an American clothing company which owns brands such as Van Heusen, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, IZOD, Arrow, and licenses brands such as Geoffrey Beene, BCBG Max Azria, Chaps, Sean John, ... Learn More

To supply the global market with a mechanical or non-mechanical method of delivering water to a centralized location/tap that is low maintenance, easy to fill and designed to be combined thus increasing the available amount of water with ease. The ... Learn More

Projects in Water Quality (SDG 6.3)


To transform the socioeconomic and environmental reality of the Miringuava Watershed (southern Brazil), through actions that contribute to water security by focusing on two fronts: (1) Conservation and restoration of natural ecosystems, and (2) Impact Entrepreneurship. Learn More

FIJI Water has also been working with Conservation International on a large-scale reforestation project in Fiji to restore a total of 2,800 acres of degraded grasslands on the island of Viti Levu. Aside from long-term environmental benefits, this project will ... Learn More

The Pacific Institute, in its role as co-secretariat for the CEO Water Mandate, coordinated a clustered pilot for setting site water targets in the Santa Ana River Watershed (SARW) in southern California. This helped test and inform global guidance under ... Learn More

Incrementar la población con acceso a agua potable y saneamiento Learn More

Debido a que actualmente se presentan dificultades marcadas en el suministro del servicio de energía en la región, y por las dimensiones de los equipos en las instalaciones de Machijure, ALIAR S.A. viabilizará el biogás que se genera por la ... 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

The facility located in this basin will undergo Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard (AWS) steps 1-3 by the year 2020. The AWS Standard steps 1-3 will enable each site in this basin to create a unique water stewardship plan that ... Learn More

Our response strategy at this site has been to implement an overall water stewardship programme that includes targets specific to water stressed sites. The timeframe for this response strategy is the period of 2007 through 2020 - specifically the site ... Learn More

Protecting Lake Hawassa is a broad and inclusive multi-stakeholder collaboration platform established in 2017, currently facilitated by the NatuReS programme, to improve water security for people, business and the environment in Hawassa, its lake and sub-catchment area. The partnership brings ... Learn More

HVELV is a concept that intends to act towards a better world to live in. The key objectives are 1) finding a crowd of PEOPLE willing to do GOOD FOR the WORLD (sign in to community on facebook @hvelv) 2) ... Learn More

Essilor launched a global program “Reboost” to continuously improve the production process through increased water efficiency and to share the best practices in global operations. The investment of the facility reported within the Reboost program was about 1 million euros ... Learn More

The world’s first benchmark index to price financial water risk in equities due to their exposure to water. Financial water risk is a core portfolio risk. The model, waterBeta, prices water risk as an unsystematic volatility metric, relative to industry-specific ... Learn More

EDP is investing in a water efficiency programme for Pecém power plant, with a total investment estimated to amount to R$1M. An example is the implemention of circuit optimisation initiatives to reduce the collection of this resource. A project undertaken ... Learn More

Promover y apoyar la producción agrícola ecológicamente sostenible y rentable con comunidades vulnerables para la protección de los recursos hídricos en las cuencas de los ríos Arroyohondo y Yumbo - Valle del Cauca. La región del Valle del Cauca sufre ... Learn More

Construction of a waste water treatment and water reclamation plant was started to allow the recovery of more than 1800m3/d of waste water for re-use in non-product contact uses following reverse osmosis treatment. Learn More

Proyecto consiste en instalar un sistema que permite reutilizar el agua de la cinta de enfriado previo a la descarga final hacia riles. Mediante la recirculación del agua se producirá una transferencia de calor del producto al agua, logrando una ... Learn More

Mejorar la calidad de aguas residuales a partir del mejoramiento del sistema de tratamiento de aguas residuales domésticas con la instalación de tambores de ltración, bomba de lodos y construcción de cancha de lodo de secado Learn More

With climate change altering the timing and volume of precipitation, climate-resilient urban landscapes and water supply strategies are critical – particularly for those who depend on imported water like Southern California. The Pacific Institute &amp; CEO Water Mandate are leading ... Learn More

In 2011, the CEO Water Mandate and UNEP worked with Levi, Nike, H&amp;M, and Nautica on a collective action project intended to improve corporate water management among apparel companies in Cambodia and Vietnam.The project’s overarching goal was to improve water ... Learn More

A watershed assessment was conducted to better understand water sourcing risks, alternatives, and overall watershed conditions. Responses include continued water conservation measures in existing operations, increase in water storage capacity, and deployment of low/no water use processes such as air ... Learn More

Amatil's Indonesian operations conduct significant community engagement activities in and around our sites including river basin restoration projects including reforestation, installing infiltration wells to improve aquifer recharge rates and community access through direct supply such as wells and sanitation infrastructure. ... Learn More

Burberry has been undergoing research to review the farming practices in New Zealand to better understand the risks associated with water pollution. Burberry has also engaged directly with New Zealand suppliers on this topic. A significant challenge in addressing water ... Learn More

We are participating in the Race to the Top partnership in Vietnam between other apparel brands, ILO/Better Work and the Vietnamese, Danish and Dutch governments. Race to The Top aims to build a sustainable garment industry in Vietnam through a ... Learn More

Burberry has implemented a programme working closely with the Natural Resource Defense Council's Clean By Design programme to reduce water and energy consumption at key supply chain partner facilities.This programme assesses site level water and energy efficiency and identifies opportunities ... 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

VISION By 2030, Noyyal and Bhavani are healthy river eco-systems that ensure water security for people and nature. The main objectives are: By 2019, establish the interactions and trade-offs between users and sectors in representative zones of the Bhavani and ... Learn More

The Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Initiative (PSCI) is a group of pharmaceutical and healthcare companies who share a vision of better, social, environmental and economic outcomes in the communities where we buy. We believe that collectively PSCI members can share knowledge ... Learn More

Bring the water quality from “low” to “good” status (according to the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization standards), especially in highly polluted critical spots; Create a basin wide partnership with agreed conservation targets in key biodiversity areas; reduce water, chemicals ... Learn More

Our Mount Isa operations are investing in upgrading infrastructure to improve water containment onsite, water efficiencies and reduce the amount of water required to be withdrawn from the nearby lakes. The cost of planned works are estimated based on quotes ... Learn More

Gold Fields spent a total of US $16 million on water management and projects (including ARD management) during 2016. In addition, Gold Fields has implemented a number of shared value water projects at Cerro Corona. These involve building and maintaining ... 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. The Sustainable Water Management ... Learn More

California's Central Coast is facing interreated water quality and supply issues: groundwater overdraft, saltwater intrusion, and nutrient-laden runoff that impairs waterways and groundwater. This vibrant farming region is at risk, but farmers are part of the solution. This project is ... Learn More

Conservation goals in this region are: to protect and restore river and riparian habitats for fish and wildlife and to protect and restore the private/public land matrix that supports wide rangingmammals and plant communities. Learn More

THE CENTRAL CONCERN OF THE PRACTICE IS DESIGN EXCELLENCE. EVERY PROJECT IS BASED ON SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND EXPLORE APPLICATIONS OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES TOGETHER WITH ANCIENT TRADITIONS TO FIND BETTER SOLUTIONS TO CONTEMPORARY NEEDS. Learn More

The Willow Creek project represents the very first use of a new Colorado law that allows water rights holders to enter into a long-term water conservation program and use their water to benefit rivers during times of critical low flow—without ... Learn More

Reducir la cantidad de botellones, botellas y envases plasticos que terminan en nuestros rios y playas de la Republica Dominicana. Nuestro primer enfoque es Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional. Para este fin, nos hemos asociados como voluntarios con la Fundacion Vida ... Learn More

Promover acciones colectivas para la gestión integral del agua sostenible en las comunidades del área de influencia de HOLCIM (Colombia) A nivel general las comunidades apoyadas son población rural campesina que viven principalmente de actividades agropecuarias asocia-das con cultivo de ... Learn More

Technical study with hydrogeologist to check ground water quality and potential impact. Collaboration with regional authorities to engage with stakeholders about the governance of the water source. Modification of a process (fermentation conditions) to reduce the amount of sodium (-30%) ... Learn More

We will engage with the suppliers to better understand their contextual situation and promote an adequate solution to mitigate the risk identified. Using our internal experience in aride regions, we could support farmers to improve resilience to water issues and ... Learn More

Provide a poor Nigerian Child, school, village, health facility, communities, IDP camp with access to a sustainable source of safe and clean drinking water free of pathogenic micro-organisms that cause waterborne diseases. Provide the private sector organizations and individuals with ... Learn More

GM integrated water management into its annual business planning process and set targets for each facility to reduce water use intensity by 15% by 2020. Reduction methods are implemented at a facility level and include conservation with behavioral activities, improving ... Learn More

Engineer and install water reuse equipment (Zero Liquid Discharge) to recycle the plant water for reuse using membrane and other technologies is expected to cost over $10 Million USD to install. Wastewater recovery systems were installed at both Dongyue and ... Learn More

Inspired by the concept of biomimetics, the floating islands are active treatment systems, that purify and vivify water resources contaminated by sewage and / or industrial contaminants. They are artificial man-made floating islands built from discarded materials, which are purposely ... Learn More

Access to safe water is the foundation to the development of all communities. Safe and reliable water restores hope and unlocks potential and opportunity. As the water crisis has grown to a global level leaving in its path a plethora ... Learn More

We are having regular discussions with the basin stakeholders to manage water use. We also make considerable infrastructure investments in our machinery and effluent treatment plant to secure proper water use and recycling. Finally we have an advanced water policy ... Learn More

Essilor has launched its Supplier Sustainability Program (SSP) in 2015, managed by 2 dedicated FTEs. The program includes a new supplier charter with consideration of environmental responsibility of our suppliers including water criteria, sustainability training for the suppliers, use of ... Learn More

Promover acciones en torno al agua en la I.E. San Francisco de Asís Sede Membrillal y su comunidad, y la I.E Cuarta Poza de Manga sedes Hilda Marrugo y La Cruz. Así mismo generar acciones territoriales entorno al cuidado del ... Learn More

Protección del recurso hídrico en la microcuenca del río Manacacías y Yucao a través de un plan de reforestación con especiesnativas y un trabajo de producción local de hortalizas y verduras en viveros comunitarios. COMPONENTE 1: Reforestación con especies nativas ... Learn More

Restauracion participativa y conservación de las cuencas hidrográficas del Valle del Cauca, a través de la siembra de árboles nativos, permitiendo de esta manera la protección de las cuencas abastecedoras de agua potable y mejorando la calidad de vida de ... Learn More

Realizar acciones de reforestación, captación y optimización del recurso hídrico y gestión comunitaria en la Cuenca del RíoTunjuelo. n el marco del proyecto Fondo de Agua, la empresa Pavco Wavin realizó acciones en torno a la protección de la cuenca ... Learn More

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Developers: World Resources Institute

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Developers: CEO Water Mandate, Pacific Institute

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Developers: The Coca-Cola Company, The Nature Conservancy

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Developers: Levi Strauss & Co.

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Developers: Pacific Institute

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Developers: GETF, The Coca-Cola Company

Although metrics such as water use efficiency ratios are commonly employed within businesses to measurably demonstrate progress, assessing the benefits of water projects beyond a company’s four walls is much more difficult. To fill the gap, some companies are developing ... Learn More

Developers: WWF

CottonConnect's Responsible Environment Enhanced Livelihoods Cotton (REEL COTTON) standard is a business-driven initiative that sources sustainable cotton to improve environmental, quality, and traceability conditions in supply chain factories and farms worldwide. Committed brands and their supply chains undertake a development-oriented ... Learn More

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Developers: CEO Water Mandate

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This case study looks closely at a pair of Levi Strauss &amp; Co. stone wash jeans with the goal of helping companies in the apparel sector take more effective and holistic approaches to the industry’s environmental impact. Learn More

Developers: Levi Strauss & Co.

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Developers: World Economic Forum

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This UN World Water Development report evaluates the vast quantities of domestic, agricultural and industrial wastewater discharged into the environment everyday as a valuable resource rather than costly problem. Learn More

Companies are increasingly setting and pursing ‘water balance targets’ as part of their water stewardship strategies. The seeming simplicity of balance goals can be attractive – “we will restore a volume of water equal to the amount our business consumes.” ... Learn More

Developers: WWF

The Water Risk Filter can be used to assess and respond to water related risks for your own operations, suppliers, or growth plans. Learn More

Developers: WWF

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