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Saving Water Along with Energy


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Saving Water Along with Energy: By Bryan Jacob, Director of Energy Management & Climate Protection, The Coca-Cola Company

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Saving Water Along with Energy

  1. 1. Saving Water<br /> Along with Energy<br />Bryan Jacob<br />October 4, 2011<br />ASE Policy Summit<br />1<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />World Economic Forum: Global Agenda Council<br />
  3. 3. 2020: Water Megatrends and Effects<br />EFFECTS<br />2/3 of world population in severe water stress<br />1/3 of world land area in severe water stress<br />Significant water quality degradation<br />Precipitation patterns change: more droughts and floods<br />Significant increase in competition for freshwater<br />More aggressive allocation , increasedprices,conflictpotential<br />Two billion more urban residents by 2030<br />Variable adaptation by public sector<br />Water infrastructure needs require $1 trillion+ between now and 2025<br />3<br />
  4. 4. November 12, 2009<br />Classified Internal Use Only<br />4<br />
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  6. 6. World Water Day 2011 (RAIN  5-by-20)<br />6<br />March 22, 2011<br />ATLANTA - The Coca-Cola Company and The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation announced today that $6 million will be dedicated to water and sanitation partnerships aimed at improving the lives of an estimated 250,000 women and girls on the African continent. <br />RAIN's focus on gender issues builds on The Coca-Cola Company's existing commitment to improve the lives of women and girls, including its 5 BY 20 pledge. This initiative aims to empower 5 million women entrepreneurs throughout Coca-Cola's global business system by 2020, capitalizing on the Company's presence in over 200 countries and its business model, which relies on millions of small-scale distributors and retailers, many of whom are women. <br />