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IFC to facilitate 1st wastewater management in Gazipur under PPP

Aims to treat domestic sewage that will benefit nearly 230,000 households 2 DECEMBER 2020 – Gazipur City Corporation is set to receive a wastewater and sludge treatment system in two of its urban zones under the public private partnership model (PPP), aiming to treat domestic sewage that will benefit nearly 230,000 households. With an estimated cost […]

2030 WRG FY20 Annual Report

Valuing Water, Enabling Change   Water is a critical linchpin for the climate, environment, and resilience agendas. It is vital to protecting and replenishing natural, human, and economic capital. Today, our work is more important than ever as water is central to preventing and combating COVID-19. While there is awareness of the urgency of water […]

PRESS RELEASE Global Coalition unites to tackle the urban water crisis and address climate change through public-private collaboration  

FOR RELEASE: 10/27/2020 @ 7 AM EST  Companies, policymakers, cities and citizens will develop and scale innovations that reinvent water consumption in the home and drive system-level transformation  GENEVA, Oct. 27, 2020 — Launched today, the 50L Home Coalition (Coalition) is a global action-oriented platform addressing two of the world’s most pressing challenges: water security and climate change. This global collaboration aims to re-invent the future of water and change the narrative on domestic water consumption […]

50L Home Coalition: Next-Generation Urban Water Management

Integrated solutions that deliver 50L per day, per person in-home water consumption in urban residential living. Water has been a top five risk on the World Economic Forum Development Report for nine consecutive years. This speaks to the insufficiency of our collective efforts to-date to address this risk. We understand the impacts and dependencies of […]

“Restarting Economies, Building Resilience”: 2030 WRG Affiliate Session at World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit 2020

2030 WRG participated in the Forum’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit with an affiliate session that, in light of COVID-19, stressed the need to raise water as a top priority of stakeholders and further busting of silos. The session gathered over 150 people and shared how MSPs mobilize action and lead to results with country examples […]

Business Green: Unilever steps up water conservation efforts

Source: Business Green Toby Hill 30 July 2020 Consumer goods giant unveils latest commitments from its recently announced €1bn ‘nature and climate fund’ Unilever has set out plans for a raft of water management and conservation projects over the next decade, as the consumer goods giant unveiled the latest investments from its recently-announced €1bn ‘nature […]

Unilever joins 2030 WRG Governing Council to address water security issues

Washington DC, July, 2020 – Unilever has joined the 2030 Water Resources Group, a multi-donor trust fund hosted by the World Bank Group, to support 2030 WRG activities globally and in its country programs. The collaboration will focus on strengthening multi-stakeholder collaboration between public, private, and civil society actors on sustainable water resources management. By […]

50L Coalition: water conservation and reuse at the city-scale

With “Day Zero” looming over cities across the globe, rapid innovation is needed to make water use more sustainable. The “50L Home Coalition” is a public-private initiative, formed with the support of the World Economic Forum (the Forum), the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), and 2030 Water Resources Group. Currently, average water use […]

PRESS RELEASE | Working to prevent spread of COVID-19 in Bangladesh

Unilever Bangladesh with Bangladesh Red Crescent Society and the 2030 Water Resources group are collaborating to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at Deputy Commissioner’s (DC) offices in 64 districts that are still operating under these circumstances. The Deputy Commissioner’s offices are the focal government agencies which coordinate disaster response operations. During the lockdown period, DC […]