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P&G Views: Chidren's Safe Drinking Water

  • September 30, 2014 - 10:34am
    This past Saturday, P&G joined more than a dozen global leaders, a stream of A-list musicians and celebrities, and a crowd of nearly 60,000 people at New York’s Central Park for the 3rd Annual Global Citizen Festival, a globally-webcast concert aimed at ending extreme poverty by 2030.more...
  • August 7, 2014 - 1:56pm
    The Annual African Business Leadership Awards puts the spotlight on companies and business professionals who have impacted society and used their business portfolios to touch humanity. Yesterday at the National Press Club, P&G received an award for our commitment to development in Africa.Prior to the keynote speech, Allison Tummon-Kamphuis, Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program (CSDW) Leader (pictured below, right), demonstrated how the P&G Purifier of Water packets work.more...
  • April 15, 2014 - 1:58pm
    In advance of Earth Day celebrations, the P&G non-profit Children’s Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) Program today announced the delivery of its 7 billionth liter of clean drinking water—equal to 1 liter for every man, women and child on the planet.more...
  • April 2, 2014 - 9:28am
    “More than 1,600 children die every single day from water-borne illnesses,” said Jason Priestley, Canadian actor and clean water advocate. “As a dad, the thought of children dying from preventable diseases caused by lack of clean water is an unfathomable tragedy. I’m proud to be working with P&G and Walmart Canada to speak to Canadians on how they can help bring clean drinking water to children and families in the developing world.”To learn more, visit www.walmart.ca/cleanwater.See clipsmore...
  • March 20, 2014 - 10:51am
    Since 2004, the P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program (CSDW) has provided clean drinking water in more than 75 countries. Recently, we launched the newest community-based program, with the support of the local government and Vietnam Health Environment Management Agency. more...
  • March 4, 2014 - 10:33am
    They shook hands, smiled, then took a long drink – of freshly “cleaned” water. It symbolized the first liter of water brought to the population of Myanmar via a partnership between P&G and the US Agency for International Development (USAID)."Up to 12,000 children here die every year from diarrhea. By partnering to scale up proven solutions—like the P&G Purifier of Water packets—we are helping to end extreme poverty and investing in this country's untapped potential,” said USAIDmore...
  • August 22, 2013 - 5:00pm
    To continue improving the lives of people in Latin America, our P&G Panama organization pioneered a new approach that will allow us to sustainably and significantly expand the reach of P&G’s Children’s Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) program.more...
  • August 6, 2013 - 12:36pm
    We just received this blog post from Allison Tummon Kamphius, who is currently on the ground in Rwanda representing our P&G Children's Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) program alongside President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton. This is Allison's first trip as the new leader of the program, succeeding Dr. Greg Allgood after his recent retirement from P&G. We've included the introductory paragraphs of her post here, with a link to read the full story and add your personal comments onmore...
  • May 28, 2013 - 10:45am
    We announced today that we have delivered the 6 billionth liter of clean drinking water as part of our global effort to save one life every hour by the year 2020. The commitment, made in 2010 at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, entails providing 2 billion liters of clean drinking water every year, by 2020. To date, we have provided clean drinking water that has saved an estimated 32,000 lives and prevented 250 million days of diarrheal illnesses across 71 countries. The 6more...
  • April 12, 2013 - 2:01pm
    Reaching consumers, solving shopper marketing challenges, and helping solve the clean water crisis. We’re thrilled to have received recognition in recent weeks for our work in each of these areas, as well as recognition for Olay and Global Business Services. CSDW Earns ‘Patent for Humanity’ AwardEarlier this week, the U.S. Department of Commerce recognized P&G’s Children’s Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) program as one of the winners of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO)more...