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Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

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The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is a family foundation established in 1944 by the man who started Hilton Hotels. The Foundation provide funds to nonprofit organizations working to improve the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable people throughout the world. Since its inception, the Foundation has...

Water.org

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Water.org is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization committed to providing safe drinking water and sanitation to people in developing countries. Water.org challenges the traditional approach to assisting people in developing countries. Rather than simply raising money and implementing projects...

Water For People

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Water For People is an American NGO that helps people in developing countries improve their quality of life by supporting the development of locally sustainable drinking water resources, sanitation facilities, and hygiene education programmes. The organisation was established by the American Water...

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World Business and Development Awards

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Established by the International Chamber of Commerce in 2000, the biennial World Business and Development Awards (WBDA) are the first worldwide business awards to recognize the crucial role of the private sector, large and small, in implementing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Foundation for Rural Education, Wildlife and Environment-The Gambia

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The Foundation for Rural Education, Wildlife and Environment-The Gambia is a non-profit organisation in The Gambia, West Africa. The organisation provides support for indigent but academically intelligent students and rural schools. It also engages in conservation of wildlife as well as embarking...

Grundfos LIFELINK

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Grundfos LIFELINK is a Danish company committed to improving the living conditions for disadvantaged people in the BOP market (Bottom Of the Pyramid) by providing them with access to safe drinking water and other infrastructural platforms. Grundfos LIFELINK’s water systems are designed to provide...

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Water and sustainable development: A business perspective

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"Scarce, cheap, and wasted. In too many places water is a triple paradox," says this updated WBCSD paper on water, which was originally prepared for the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) in April 2004. Its message is straightforward: with no water there can be no business.

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Sanitation case studies: It is time for business to act

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In 2008, the UN International Year of Sanitation, the WBCSD highlighted this important issue, and saw this advocacy effort as an excellent opportunity for companies to get involved and make a positive difference.

Caritas Togo / Organisation de la Charité pour un Développement Intégral

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Caritas Togo / Organisation de la Charité pour un Développement Intégral, affiliated with Caritas Internationalis, operates programmes for education and training in rural areas, improving agricultural and livestock management practices, restoring soils, setting up small farmers’ organisations,...

World Vision - Democratic Republic of The Congo

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World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation, established in 1950, dedicated to working with children, families and communities in the fight against poverty and for social justice. Through emergency relief, education, health care, economic development and through raising public...