Water as a Catalyst for Impactful Change Within Water Scarce Communities
In recognition of World Water Day, Cargill’s Corporate Responsibility Manager unpacks the multi-faceted challenges experienced by community members in water scarce regions and the importance of implementing localized solutions to effect tangible change.
Connect with GWC at the UN Water Conference!
Join Global Water Challenge at the UN Water Conference in New York City, March 22-24. The UN 2023 Water Conference – the first of its kind since 1977 – is focused on understanding global water challenges and accelerating progress towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Global Water Challenge and Cargill Support New Community Water Partnerships Across the United States
Today, Global Water Challenge (GWC) and Cargill announced the launch of six new partnerships with leading water stewardship organizations in the U.S.
Global Water Challenge Recognized by the Hilton Global Foundation for Efforts To Improve Travel Destinations for Future Generations, Positively Impacting the Environment and Their Local Community
Recognized for efforts in climate action and community resilience, funds will advance global water security and accelerate the delivery of safe water and sanitation.
Photo credit: Instituto Agir Ambiental
Global Handwashing Day: Promoting Clean Water Access for Healthier Environments and Improved Hygiene Practices in West African Cocoa Farming Communities
The impact of COVID-19 activated an acute awareness of the importance of handwashing, and sensitized citizens across society to the importance of following safe handwashing protocols.
Building A Sustainable Future for Girls in East Africa
The promise of a brighter future forms part of the aspirations built over the course of a young girl’s life and school career. A safe, functioning school environment, with access to clean water and sanitation facilities is expected during this milestone period of life.
Unlocking The Hidden Value of Integrating Women’s Empowerment Through WASH to Achieve Community Economic Transformation and Resilience
As water related issues have emerged at the forefront of climate related effects, this year’s World Water Week theme of Seeing The Unseen: The Value of Water very timeously draws attention to the far-reaching consequences underscoring global water challenges.
The Value of Water: The Underlying Impacts of Water Scarcity on People and Development
Amidst the myriad of climate related challenges in our daily existence, we pause to reflect and celebrate World Water Week and this year’s theme Seeing the Unseen: The Value of Water.
Current global conflict, and the resulting impacts of geopolitical issues on global resources, has brought the climate emergency and water-related challenges into sharper focus.
GWC, Zendaya and smartwater launch smart solutions: global water challenge
zendaya and smartwater are collaborating with Global Water Challenge (GWC) and its women for water platform to launch smart solutions: global water challenge, a program that provides funding to help uplift women and their communities through clean water access, sanitation, hygiene and healthy watersheds. As part of the launch, grant funding with be provided to organizations in Oakland, CA, Zendaya’s hometown, and India.
Learn More about the Sanitation and Hygiene Fund
On Thursday, May 5, Global Water Challenge (GWC) held a webinar entitled, The Sanitation Economy: Where Impact and Investment Meet, featuring the newly-established Sanitation and Hygiene Fund (SHF).