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  1. Unilever Commits $100 Million USD Per Year For Ten Years For New Climate Change & Nature Fund

    17 Jun 2020- 06:52 by Staff- Water Diplomat ROTTERDAM, Netherlands Multinational consumer goods company Unilever has announced creation of a new Climate & Nature Fund with a commitment to invest $1.1 Billion USD across all brands over the next ten yea ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:42

  2. Floating Solar Power Facility For Netherlands Reservoir

    15 Jun 2020- 08:24 by Local Press Report ROTTERDAM Renewables Now Dutch water supply company Evides Waterbedrijf NV on Tuesday said it has commissioned a 1.63-MWp partially-floating solar power facility at a water reservoir near Rotterdam, the Netherlands ...

    Local Press Report - 06/15/2020 - 08:24

  3. Water's Role In Coordination And Coherence Of Climate Action

    11 Dec 2019- 11:45 by Staff- Water Diplomat ROTTERDAM, Netherlands A new background paper produced for the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) describes “climate-resilient water management " as "the common ground and a unifying agenda for wate ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  4. "Ocean Cleanup Technology" To Be Deployed In Rivers

    29 Oct 2019- 13:21 by Local Press Report ROTTERDAM Associated Press Dutch inventor Boyan Slat is widening his effort to clean up floating plastic from the Pacific Ocean by moving into rivers, too, using a new floating device to catch garbage before it rea ...

    Local Press Report - 10/29/2019 - 13:21

  5. GCA Recommends Action Areas For Water Resources Adaptation

    15 Sep 2019- 08:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States The Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) has published a report calling on governments and businesses to take action to innovate and advance climate adaptation solutions based on ne ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:33

  6. Food Retailers Call For Water, Biodiversity Audits

    30 Mar 2019- 06:51 by Local Press Report ROTTERDAM Eurofruit GlobalGAP- the worldwide standard for good agricultural practices- has reported considerable demand from retailers for it to introduce audits and certification that covers environmental issues s ...

    Local Press Report - 03/30/2019 - 06:51

  7. SIWW 2016: The Singapore Water Story is Far from Finished: In Conversation With Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam

    12 Jul 2016- 09:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Singapore has made tremendous progress so far with regard to water, but its story is far from over, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said during an “In Conversation” session at Singapore ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/12/2016 - 09:56

  8. Climate Resilience in Urban Water Policy

    27 May 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE The concept of “water resilience” appears everywhere from the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk reduction to national and city policy statements. Senior Rese ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/27/2016 - 10:11

  9. Unilever Exec: Despite Challenges, Africa Is Making Great Strides

    28 May 2015- 11:29 by Local Press Report ROTTERDAM IOL News A question-and-answer session with Paul Polman, the chief executive of Unilever. He is also a co-chair for WEF Africa 2015 taking place in Cape Town next week. Development Aid Innovation, Infrast ...

    Local Press Report - 05/28/2015 - 11:29

  10. Sri Lanka's NDB Gets $75 Million for Water, Energy, Agriculture

    3 Oct 2014- 09:39 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Colombo Page ROPARCO, a French Development Finance Institution, has allocated a US$ 60 million credit line to Sri Lanka's state-owned National Development Bank PLC (NDB), with an additional US$ 15 milli ...

    Local Press Report - 10/03/2014 - 09:39

  11. Indonesia, Netherlands Team Up on Water Management

    17 Sep 2014- 10:12 by Local Press Report JAKARTA Jakarta Post A Dutch training program between Jakarta and Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, was officially launched on Tuesday by Jakarta Deputy Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama and Dutch Ambas ...

    Local Press Report - 09/17/2014 - 10:12

  12. Three Dutch Companies Launch SIWW Initiatives

    3 Jun 2014- 10:01 by Local Press Report SINGAPORE Netherlands Embassy Engineering consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos continues its international expansion. It is taking a major step forward in South-East Asia with the opening of a new regional office in Singa ...

    Local Press Report - 06/03/2014 - 10:01

  13. Unilever Buys Majority Stake in Chinese Water Purification Company

    10 Mar 2014- 10:04 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE The Economic Times Dutch food and cosmetics giant Unilever said on Sunday it has bought a majority stake in Chinese water purification company Qinyuan in its biggest investment in the country in a decade. ...

    Local Press Report - 03/11/2014 - 17:07

  14. Casablanca, Rotterdam Amend 2005 Agreement

    11 Oct 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report Morocco, CASABLANCA MAP (Morocco) The cities of Casablanca and Rotterdam, the Netherlands last week signed an amendment to their 2005 agreement on bilateral cooperation in the field of water management. The amendme ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 17:35

  15. Bahrain's Robeco Launches World's First Islamic Water Fund

    18 May 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAMA, Bahrain Bahrain-based asset management firm Robeco Middle East has launched the world's first Islamic water fund in association with its subsidiary SAM and leading Islamic financial institution th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 00:00

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