2015 Xylem Sustainability Report

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2015 Xylem Sustainability Report

As the world continues to face the challenges of climate change, a growing global population and increasing urbanization, our natural resources are at risk – especially water. As a leading global water technology company, Xylem (NYSE: XYL) is committed to solving water issues, which is a pre-condition for advancing sustainability in all forms. Xylem outlined its latest progress in its 2015 Sustainability Report.

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Powering The Wastewater Renaissance
Hidden away or underground, wastewater infrastructure is an essential component to growing, sustainable communities. Around the world, this infrastructure enables cities to develop, economies to grow and communities to thrive. It is also a major source of global greenhouse gas emissions, primarily due to inherent inefficiencies. (Source: ...
Sep 28, 2016 8:05 AM ET
Xylem Sustainability Report 2015 | Creating a More Sustainable Product Portfolio
In 2015, Xylem transitioned its production of new mobile Godwin brand dewatering pumps in the U.S. to meet new Tier 4 emission standards. The standards, issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, require diesel engines that emit significantly lower particulate matter and nitrogen oxides. As one of the world’s largest provider of rental and for-sale portable, diesel-powered dewatering...
Aug 25, 2016 9:00 AM ET
Xylem Sparking A Renaissance
With our original research, entitled Powering the Wastewater Renaissance, we outlined how the wastewater sector could cut energy consumption and reduce related harmful emissions with existing proven technologies. Nearly 50 percent of the electricity-related emissions from the global wastewater sector could be abated at a...
Aug 12, 2016 8:00 AM ET
Building Employee Loyalty to Xylem
Employee retention and engagement is a vital element in building an enduring company. With our new Career Frameworks tool, employees now get detailed direction from their managers about the competencies they need to succeed in their current job or to be considered for the next step in their career journey within Xylem. In 2015 Xylem...
Jul 29, 2016 8:05 AM ET
Xylem Human-Powered Pump for Rural Farmers
As featured in the 2015 Xylem Sustainability Report | Back to the Future with Human-Powered Pump Xylem’s Saajhi treadle pump uses human weight and motion to move water and was designed to help smallholder farmers in rural areas irrigate their land more efficiently. The pump — which won a 2015...
Jul 27, 2016 8:00 AM ET