Coca-Cola Brazil—together with Banco do Nordeste (Brazil Northeast Bank) and other NGO, private and public sector partners—will invest $6.5 million by 2020 to increase access to clean drinking water for low-income communities in Brazil’s northeast region. The alliance, which announced the commitment just ahead of World Water Day 2017, will work together to source, develop and test innovative and scalable water solutions.
Additional partners, all of whom share a commitment to providing sustainable water, sanitation and community development solutions, include: Fundação Avina, Instituto Trata Brazil, SISAR, WTT, Projeto Saúde and Alegria and Fundação Amazônia Sustentável.
In the coming weeks, the alliance will select five innovation projects to implement in 2017. An initial pilot is underway with the support of Solar, Brazil’s second-largest
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