Partnerships on World Water Day

March 22, 2011 By Melissa Silverman

Today is World Water Day, and, to mark the occasion, the U.S. will sign a new Memorandum of Understanding with the World Bank to strengthen support for developing countries seeking access to clean, safe drinking water. Access to clean water is an issue where we have seen successful public-private partnerships in tackling the problem. In addition to World Vision and Proctor and Gamble’s  partnership to distribute Pur water packets around the world, today’s announcement will include representatives from the Hilton Foundation and Coca-Cola, two more companies working to provide access to clean water and sanitation in the developing world.

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