P&G and Blue Planet Run Work for Water

There is a good column in the Environmental Leader today about how P&G and the Blue Planet Run are working on innovative solutions to the world’s water problems. Read More.

P&G

  • To date, the company has distributed over 90 million sachets that have purified over 900 million liters of water.
  • The company set a goal last September that it would deliver 2 billion liters of clean water by the end of 2012.

Blue Mountain Run

  • Blue Planet Run Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising global awareness about the lack of safe drinking water, and funding working solutions.
  • Since 2004, the U.S.-based foundation has funded 11 non-governmental organizations worldwide which have in turn implemented 135 sustainable water projects in 13 countries.
  • Interesting the first run this year will occur here in the Southeast on May 3-4 in Black Mountain, North Carolina (near Asheville), with others planned for Colorado, Minnesota, New England, and the Pacific Northwest.