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Acciona Agua – Sustainable Water Supply in Water Scarce Regions (2017)
Acciona created the Acciona Agua division to provide global solutions for the sustainable development of the water sector and to supply water to people primarily in water-scarce regions.
BP Australia | Water Minimization and Recycling in Refining
A BP refinery in Western Australia started a program to reduce potable water demand while also joining collective action with industrial partners, the local water company, and regulator to recycle municipal wastewater.
Detroit Hamtramck a General Motors Case Study (2017)
This case study explores how General Motors added an additional retention pond for storm water to a Detroit facility in order to reduce water withdrawals by 20% through rainwater harvesting and reduce the quantity of water being treated by the city of Detroit.
Illovo and SUSFARMS: Building Climate Resilient Sugarcane Supply Chains (2017)
This case study looks at how Illovo, a subsidiary company of Associated British Foods, funded various projects, including R&D and water infrastructure, as well as the Sustainable Sugarcane Farm Management System (SUSFARMS) initiative in order to maintain and develop grower supply.
Itza Popo – Replenishing Groundwater through Reforestation in Mexico (2017)
Volkswagen partnered with Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas and local stakeholders to restore the functionality of the ecosystems on the volcanic slopes of Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl in order to replenish groundwater in the Puebla Tlaxcala valley.
LafargeHolcim France | Water Management and Flood Prevention in France (2017)
This case study looks at LafargeHolcim’s approach to converting a quarry into water retention basins as a solution for flood control.
LafargeHolcim Philippines | Green Roof and Water Management in Philippines Government Office Building
LafargeHolcim supported the government’s mission to protect the Laguna Lake area and act as an environmental steward by providing innovative technology products for the government’s new building.
LafargeHolcim Philippines | Green Roof and Water Management in Philippines Government Office Building (2017)
This case study explores LafargeHolcim’s support of the Philippines government’s mission to protect the Laguna Lake area by providing an innovative green roof for the government’s new building which neutralizes the pH of rainwater run-off, among other benefits.
Nestle | Manos al Agua – Intelligent Water Management
Nestlé has partnered with multiple other organizations to formulate an Intelligent Water Management (IWM) plan –
specifically the Manos al Agua framework.
Partnership for a Cleaner Environment (PACE) (2017)
Partnership for a Cleaner Environment (PACE) is a Ford initiative that allows the company to share best practices with its suppliers.
Procter & Gamble | Water Reduction and Reuse in a P&G Beauty Care Manufacturing Facility (2017)
To ensure the longevity of operations in the region, enable compliance with permit requirements, and exceed sustainability targets, Proctor & Gamble decided to reduce their water risk at their Taicang plant in China.
Rainwater Capture and Storage for Drinking Water – an Iberdrola Case Study (2017)
This case study shows steps taken by Iberdrola SA to advance sustainable water use and the company’s commitment to meeting SDG 6.
Rio Tinto | Optimizing the Efficient Use of Scarce Water Resources at Oyu Tolgoi Mine (2017)
Rio Tinto took multiple steps to optimize water use at the Oyo Tolgoi copper and gold mine located in Mongolia’s water scarce South province.
Survival of the Driest – Olam’s Innovative Onion Breeding Program (2017)
Olam’s long-term selective breeding program to produce onions with higher solid content and lower water content, combined with a focus on optimizing irrigation in collaboration with the growers.
Unilever | Improving Water Efficiency in Manufacturing (2017)
This case study looks at Unilever’s strategy to minimize manufacturing water use and its impact on watersheds.
Using Smart Technology to Monitor Stockholm’s Water Systems (2017)
Water Monitoring Networks is a project developed by Ericsson in collaboration with city officials and university researchers to create a connected water quality monitoring system throughout Stockholm.