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2014-02-24 12:21:44

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, the UNICEF Tap Project is launching a new mobile experience that challenges Americans to put down their cell phones to help save children's lives. The longer someone goes without touching their smartphone after activating UNICEFTapProject.org, the more money will be donated to help UNICEF provide clean drinking water to children. Globally, 768 million people do not have safe, clean water to drink, and more than 2.5...

2014-02-18 08:24:57

BURNABY, British Columbia, February 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern region, followed by northern region, are the highest demand generators in India's sanitary ware market India is emerging as a sanitary ware manufacturing hub, with several domestic and overseas manufacturers setting up manufacturing facilities across the country due to abundant availability of raw material and low labor cost. Several domestic manufacturers such as HSIL, Cera India, etc., as well as...

2014-02-12 12:25:13

DUBLIN, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ms6lsc/water_and) has announced the addition of the "Water and Wastewater Treatment Market in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand - A CEO's 360-Degree Perspective" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ms6lsc/water_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Multi-dimensional Thirst for...

2014-02-11 12:21:34

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the aim of achieving long-lasting improvements in the areas of education, clean water and strengthening women, the H&M Conscious Foundation will support UNICEF, WaterAid and CARE. These three separate global programs for change will start from February 2014 and they will receive a total of SEK 180 million (approx 27.9 million USD) over a three-year period. The global programs with UNICEF, WaterAid and CARE aim to drive change within...

2014-02-11 08:24:54

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The H&M Conscious Foundation and the international non-profit WaterAid launched today a new global partnership for safe water and toilets in schools that will change the lives of over a quarter of a million of the world's poorest children for years to come. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140211/DC62106) The $9.3 million (SEK 60 million) contribution from the H&M Conscious Foundation will improve the health,...

2014-02-04 12:24:50

Four-Year-Old Grand Prize Winner One of Youngest in Contest History NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced the winners of the annual Pier 1 Imports(®)/UNICEF greeting card contest. Four-year-old Robbie from California was named this year's Grand Prize Winner for the theme, "Joyous Celebration," and is one of the youngest winners since the contest's inception in 1992. Robbie's design will be reproduced as an official UNICEF greeting card...

2014-01-24 00:20:32

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Portable Sanitation Association International (PSAI) today announced the appointment of Karleen Kos as Executive Director, effective immediately. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/DC51954) Kos brings 25 years of experience in strategic leadership, organizational growth and relationship-building, having served most recently as Vice President of Member and Industry Services at the International Society for...

2014-01-22 20:20:35

DUBLIN, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bd2bxf/indian_market_for) has announced the addition of the "Indian Market for Membrane Modules - Need for High-Quality Process Water and Wastewater Treatment Regulations to Drive Growth" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bd2bxf/indian_market_for ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The use of...

2014-01-21 12:23:44

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced the investment of $60.1 million in 13 non-point source, drinking water and wastewater projects across 12 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). "We continue our commitment to a cleaner environment and a brighter economic future through the actions taken today by the PENNVEST Board of Directors," Governor Corbett said. "We are investing millions...

2014-01-17 08:22:31

BURNABY, British Columbia, January 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing gap between water demand and supply, coupled with ground and surface water contamination is driving the Brazilian wastewater treatment plants market Brazil accounts for about 18% water supply globally, but the distribution of water resources is highly uneven. North Brazil, with lower population concentration, has availability of about 70% of the country's water resources, while the southeast region...


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