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Posted: Nov 17, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
While water is an abundant natural resource, less than three percent of all water on earth is fresh water, and of that amount, over two-thirds is frozen in glaciers and ice caps. Low investments in water infrastructure, rampant wastage and lack of private sector initiative have led to acute water shortages. About 663 million people in developing countries today do not have access to clean drinking water. According to WHO and UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program (2015), a child dies from a water-related disease every 90 seconds.
Posted: Nov 10, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation and its partners are working with local African governments, NGOs, water service providers and communities to build infrastructure that supplies clean drinking water and sanitation facilities across Africa. These efforts will help to minimize the spread of disease and empower local communities with educational opportunities and economic prosperity. Kelly Eisenhardt interviews Dr. Susan Mboya, President of The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation and the Group Director of the Eurasia Africa Group (EAG) for women’s economic empowerment at The Coca-Cola Company.
Posted: Nov 03, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN), is working with communities and water service providers across Africa to help address the critical issues associated with lack of water access. RAIN is on pace to provide clean water access for over 2 million people by the end of 2015 and 6 million by the close of 2020.
Posted: May 28, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST
General Mills sustainability chief responds to questions about the company's work with suppliers, environmental responsibility and the role of verification on Talkback.
Posted: Apr 14, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST
Sharing knowledge to reshape lives in Africa: General Mills' Susan Kamper talks about the legacy she and the company are leaving. On Talkback.
Posted: Dec 16, 2013 – 09:45 AM EST
Novartis promotes health and development with strategic partners in Africa. Joe Jimenez tells the story on Talkback.
Posted: Oct 09, 2013 – 09:45 AM EST
Born in a slum, now a millionaire South African entrepreneur, Future Maker Isaac Shongwe is leaving a positive dent in the world. Read his story on Talkback.
Posted: Aug 27, 2013 – 09:41 AM EST
Why is Asia developing so much better than India? Piya Mahtaney asks the question on Talkback.
Posted: May 16, 2013 – 09:26 AM EST
Talking about human rights is as important as doing human rights. Joanne Bauer explains on Talkback.
Posted: Jan 23, 2012 – 07:17 PM EST
Introducing We Can Be Heroes, the entertainment industry's latest cause marketing campaign targeting the sparsely-reported hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa.
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