Ecolab joinsUN Global Compact CEO Water Mandate

Ecolab joins the UN Global Compact and CEO Water Mandate

4:49 AM, 26th July 2012
Ecolab joins the UN Global Compact and CEO Water Mandate
Douglas M Baker, Jr, Chairman and CEO, Ecolab.

ST PAUL, US: Ecolab Inc has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative. Douglas M Baker, Jr, Chairman and CEO, Ecolab endorsed the UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate, furthering the company’s commitment to sustainable water policies and practices. The CEO Water Mandate is a public-private initiative under the UN Global Compact designed to assist companies in the development, implementation and disclosure of sustainable water policies and practices. More than 80 Global Compact participants have endorsed the CEO Water Mandate.

“The ten principles of the UN Global Compact align with Ecolab’s values regarding human rights, fair labour practices, environmental protection and anti-corruption. The CEO Water Mandate aligns with Ecolab’s efforts to advance sustainable water solutions around the world through our partnerships with our customers, non - governmental organizations, suppliers and other groups to help ensure sustainable water management,” said Baker.

Ecolab’s vision is to help provide and protect what is vital- clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments. We recognize that water scarcity is a critical global issue that affects millions of people daily, and our technologies and services help our customers protect and conserve water within their operations, said Baker in his CEO Water Mandate endorsement letter to HE Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary General.

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