Four Innovators Changing the Game for WASH Worldwide

Four Innovators Changing the Game for WASH Worldwide

Sanergy, Clean Team Ghana, iDE, and Dow are Working to Improve WASH, Global Goal #6
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Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 10:05am

CAMPAIGN: Global Engagement Forum

CONTENT: Article

In 2000, the UN General Assembly committed to Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 7C:

Halve, by 2015, the proportion of the population without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation.

By 2010, five years ahead of the deadline, the target for access to safe drinking water had been met. Yet, every day, hundreds of millions of people remain without access to an adequate source of drinking water, and 2.5 billion individuals lack access to basic sanitation.

This November, the Global Engagement Forum in Washington, D.C., will bring together leaders and innovators to discuss how individuals and institutions can take ownership of Goal #6, to ensure access to water and sanitation for all. (Early bird tickets are on sale now on Evetnbrite: In anticipation of the fall event, here are some of our favorite stories from around the world about powerful market-based approaches making progress on WASH.

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Around the world, the United Nations and the United Nations Foundation is hoping that we’ll join the throng to #TellEveryone about the Global Goals. And we will. But we’re going to do more than that. With the Global Engagement Forum, we’re pulling together leaders from across the public, private, and social sectors and convening 10 conversations that you will not want to miss, moving from aspiration to action toward achievement.