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2013-05-29 12:22:34

CHICAGO, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Resources Institute (WRI), a global non-profit organization that focuses on the environment and economic development, and Ceres, a non-profit group that mobilizes business and investor leadership on sustainability challenges, have become the newest members of the Growing Blue network. Growing Blue is a data-driven, online resource designed to help local communities and businesses gain a better understanding of water resource...

2013-05-15 12:24:18

Study points to risk in nation's capital, New York City, America's breadbasket and 46 states CHICAGO, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from the Columbia University Water Center, in conjunction with Veolia Water and Growing Blue, reveals that businesses and cities in some of America's most iconic regions are now under even greater risk of water scarcity. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130515/DC14642-INFO) "All cities and all businesses require...

2012-11-16 08:21:18

Award recognizes efforts to raise awareness about links between water, the economy and society CHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Milwaukee Water Council has been selected as the inaugural winner of the Growing Blue Award. The award recognizes individuals, organizations and government entities for advancing public understanding of how water is as essential to economic and social growth as it is to sustaining the environment. The award was presented at the 2012...

2012-06-27 06:21:43

CHICAGO, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Growing Blue today announced that IBM, Xylem Inc. and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), represented by its Center for Sustainable Communities, have joined as new members of the Growing Blue network. The organizations will become part of Growing Blue's executive committee and will support its mission of raising awareness about water resource challenges and the need for thoughtful solutions. Growing Blue is a...

2012-04-19 06:23:16

Free tool helps water managers identify ways to reduce impact on local water resources and save money CHICAGO, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Growing Blue has launched the Water Impact Index (WIIX) Calculator, a new web-based tool designed to measure and reduce the impact of human activity on local water resources. Available online at www.growingblue.com, the new calculator was designed by Growing Blue founding partner Veolia Water. Most water footprint calculators use...