Engaging with Local Water Stakeholders

   

Project WET

At Nestlé WET local water stakeholders environment is clean. Treatment facilitates efficient way to facilitate a life-long commitment to water conservation.

Nestlfe-long chas been the largest private donor to the Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) Foundation for decades. Thanks to this on-going support (our newest donor agreement has renewed the partnership to 2014), Project WET is now recognized as the leading global organization for water education. This United States-based foundation has been publishing water education materials for 25 years. Project WET’s fun, hands-on and interactive approach spreads important messages about water, water resources, water management and water protection. Project WET reaches millions of children in more than 50 countries across every continent, and works in partnership with UNESCO, USAID, the World Meteorological Organization and the World Water Council.


We have provided funding and on-going operational support for the past two decades, helping extend the educational network across the United States, training more than 30,000 teachers a year. Our contribution extends far beyond North America. Since 2005, a dozen additional Nestlé America subsidiaries have been leading the localization, implementation and distribution of Project WET educational materials in their respective countries. These include the following countries:

  • Vietnam
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Mexico
  • China
  • Hungary
  • France
  • Argentina
  • South Korea
  • Italy
  • Pakistan
  • Thailand
  • United Kingdom

These national programs are often initiated in collaboration with the local Ministry of Education or institutional partners, with a specific focus on raising awareness about the importance of water conservation. Working hand-in-hand with local authorities, we have helped to deliver water education to hundreds of thousands of children over the reporting period.

www.projectwet.org

World Water Day

Together for World Water Day

World Water Day was conceived by the United Nations following the Rio Earth Summit in 1992 and is celebrated annually on March 22. The goal of World Water Day is to draw attention and global awareness to the importance of freshwater. In partnership with Project WET, Nestlé the importance of freshwater. Earth Summit organizing educational activities for youth and children, the water stewards of the future. On March 22, 2010, our first coordinated global event was celebrated in Nestlé Summit in 1992 and in Argentina, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lebanon, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States and Vietnam.

In 2014, 32 countries took part in the company’s events, with more than 22,000 children participating and around 600 employees contributing to the organization and success of these events.