Xylem Employees in Axminster Raise Awareness about Issues Associated with Water Scarcity

Xylem Employees in Axminster Raise Awareness about Issues Associated with Water Scarcity

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.@XylemInc employees in Axminster create an office simulation to raise awareness about the 6.5km walked by women for approximately 20 liters of water each day in areas affected by #WaterScarcity http://bit.ly/2CThMB2 @XylemWatermark #MakeYourMark

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Friday, October 19, 2018 - 10:30am

CAMPAIGN: Xylem Watermark | Corporate Citizenship and Employee Engagement News

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During Xylem Watermark’s October Month of Service, employees from Xylem’s office in Axminster, UK have created a simulation in which they cycle in the office to raise awareness of the 6.5km walked by women each day for approximately 20 liters of water in areas affected by water scarcity. Each morning, the employees take note of the distance cycled and calculate the equivalent amount of water carried. This information is then entered onto their water measure poster pictured below.

About Xylem Watermark

Xylem Watermark, Xylem’s corporate citizenship program, provides and protects safe water resources for many of the world’s most vulnerable communities and educates individuals around the globe about water issues. This social commitment reflects Xylem’s ethos of valuing the “triple bottom-line:” financial, environmental and social. The company firmly believes in the notion of doing well by doing good, and dedicates resources to initiatives that demonstrate its commitment.

Xylem Watermark was founded in 2008 and, with its six nonprofit partners, has provided clean water and sanitation solutions to over three million people in 38 countries. Xylem launched its first Global Month of Service in October 2016 to provide a focused time to inspire employees to get involved and bring the mission of Xylem Watermark to their communities. In 2017, Xylem Watermark launched the Make Your Mark 30 Day Challenge to engage employees in solving global and local water issues in ways about which they are passionate.

To learn more about Xylem Watermark, please visit http://www.xylemwatermark.com.

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