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World Water Day 2014 at Nestlé Waters: "Together for Water"

PARIS, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Nestlé  Waters  supports  World  Water  Day  around  the  world  for  the  fifth  year  running  through  a  cooperative  approach : more than 500 employees in around 30 countries are welcoming 15 000 children, as well as fellow collaborators and local communities, to fun, interactive events focused on increasing awareness about water conservation and healthy hydration.

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The majority of these events are based on educational activities developed by Nestlé Waters' long- term partner, The Project WET Foundation (Water Education for Teachers).

Nestlé Waters' efforts on World Water Day are part of Nestlé's commitment to water stewardship to  guide  its  actions,  starting  with  continuously  improving  water  efficiency  in  its  operations  and  extending  to  raising  awareness  about  water  access  and  conservation  amongst  its  stakeholders.

For Marco  SETTEMBRI, President and CEO of Nestlé Waters: "Water is an essential and fragile resource. From our responsibility regarding water preservation to our major role in promoting healthy hydration, Nestlé Waters is fully engaged in informing and educating local communities on the value of freshwater. The large involvement of our teams in the World Water Day celebration is one of the most visible testimonies of our corporate commitment."

About  World  Water  Day  2014

  • World Water Day is an international event organised by the United Nations to draw attention to the importance of freshwater and is celebrated every year on March 22nd.
  • The 2014 event is taking place under the theme of "Water and Energy".

About  World  Water  Day  2014  at  Nestlé  Waters

  • School children and local partners are invited to take part in educational activities developed by the Project WET Foundation. These activities focus on water conservation and healthy hydration. In addition to organising the events, employees are also engaged in leading the activities or learning more about water as part of internal events.
  • In 2014, World Water Day is being celebrated by around 30 countries
  • Close to 15 000 children are participating
  • More than 500 employees are contributing in different ways

About  Project  WET:  first  launched  in  1984  in  the  United  States,  Project  WET  is  a  non-governmental  organisation  (NGO)  that  develops  educational  tools  to  increase  awareness  of  water  amongst  children.  Nestlé  Waters  has  been  one  of  their  major  partners  since  1992.

About  Nestlé  Waters:  Founded  in  1992,  Nestlé  Waters  is  the  water  division  of  the  Nestlé  Group.  Nestlé  Waters  employs  33  500  people  and  is  present  in  130  countries  with  a  portfolio  of  more  than  60  brands  including  Nestlé  Pure  Life,  Perrier,  S.  Pellegrino,  Poland  Spring,  Vittel,  Buxton,  Erikli  


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