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Xylem Watermark | Corporate Citizenship and Employee Engagement News

Xylem Watermark is Xylem’s corporate citizenship and social investment program whose mission is to provide and protect safe water resources for communities in need around the world and educate people about water issues. In 2016, Xylem colleagues around the world came together to volunteer over 21,000 hours to address local and global water challenges across four water-centered focus areas: (1) school and community water access projects; (2) water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) education; (3) water stewardship and water source monitoring; (4) disaster response and risk reduction. Since Xylem Watermark’s founding in 2008, it has provided clean water and sanitation solutions to over three million people in 25 countries. Find out more at: http://xylemwatermark.com

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Xylem Shanghai Volunteers During 30 Day Challenge
As part of this year’s Make Your Mark 30 Day Challenge, 60 employees from Xylem’s Shanghai site visited Nanhui Kwai Yuen Farm for a tree planting activity. As a team, they successfully planted 35 holly saplings at the farm. The volunteers ended the tree-planting activity by writing wishes for the trees on cards and placing them on branches.  Later in the afternoon, the participants left...
Apr 30, 2018 8:00 AM ET
Xylem Guelph Walks for Water
Xylem’s site in Guelph, Ontario conducted a Walk for Water on April 10th as part of Xylem Watermark’s Make Your Mark 30 Day Challenge. Volunteers carried 4-liter jugs of water while walking a 5 km route to bring attention to the issues of water scarcity in many countries and to try to understand what millions of people around the world must do to obtain clean water for their...
Apr 20, 2018 8:00 AM ET
Xylem Volunteers Guide Students Through EarthEcho Water Challenge
In February, EarthEcho International, along with partner Love A Sea Turtle of Greenville, North Carolina, hosted a training for volunteers from Xylem’s Morrisville location. Nine Xylem employees worked with over 100 students, guiding them through the EarthEcho Water Challenge and helping them to learn about the local aquatic ecosystem. In addition, students were able to interact with the new...
Apr 13, 2018 8:00 AM ET
Xylem Volunteers Build Homes in Houston After Hurricane Harvey
Last year, Hurricane Harvey caused widespread devastation, forcing thousands of people out of damaged homes in Texas. In December, 25 Xylem employees volunteered with Houston Habitat for Humanity, rebuilding homes that had suffered from flooding and water damage in the wake of the hurricane. Between December and the end of April 2018, Xylem will have sent more than 100 volunteers to work with...
Apr 4, 2018 8:00 AM ET
Xylem Watermark Sponsors AquaTower Builds for Planet Water Foundation’s Project 24
Planet Water Foundation, a leading non-profit organization that addresses global water poverty by delivering clean water access and hygiene education programs, will deploy 24 community-based AquaTowers in 24 hours during Project 24 on March 22 — World Water Day. Now in its...
Mar 20, 2018 8:00 AM ET