This Is Climate: Water

Wed, 15 Mar 2023 13:00:00 GMT

World Water Day, marked every March, was established by the United Nations to focus attention on the importance of fresh water around the globe. On Wednesday, March 15 at 9:00 a.m. ET, Sen. John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.), Melissa Ho, World Wildlife Fund senior vice president for freshwater and food, Alexia Leclercq, Start:Empowerment co-founder, and Julie Waechter, DigDeep co-CEO, join Washington Post Live to discuss possible solutions that address global water inequities and the role of water in sustainable development.

  • Sen. John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.)
  • Melissa Ho, Senior Vice President, Freshwater & Food, World Wildlife Fund
  • Alexia Leclercq, Co-Founder, Start:Empowerment
  • Julie Waechter, Co-CEO, DigDeep

In a segment presented by Ecolab, Calvin Emanuel, vice president and general manager of Sustainable Growth Solutions at Ecolab, and Glenn Prickett, president and CEO at World Environment Center, will discuss how industry can be a positive force in supporting a water-secure future while driving business outcomes. The conversation will cover the central tenets of corporate sustainability programs that conserve water, foster business resilience, and create positive impacts in support of communities around the world.

  • Calvin Emmanuel, Vice President & General Manager, Sustainable Growth Solutions, Ecolab
  • Glenn Prickett, President & CEO, World Environment Center
  • Moderated by Kathleen Koch, Journalist


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