This portfolio gives exposure to companies who lead their respective fields in maximizing water efficiency, and who are committed to combating pollution and ensuring affordable and equitable access to water resources.
Every year thousands of humans die from drinking polluted water. Save the next life by investing in companies that take responsibility to provide citizens all over the country with pure fresh water through our Fresh Water Portfolio.
In 2010, the UN General Assembly recognized the human right to water and sanitation and acknowledged that clean drinking water and sanitation are essential to the realization of all human rights. At Newday, we strive to uphold this right.
Serving as drainage channels for surface water, rivers have a significant role in the water cycle. They carry water and nutrients to areas in need, which provides habitat and food for a numbers of the earth's living organism.
The pollution of lakes harms aquatic animals, human health and the economy. Clean lakes are crucial to maintain a healthy environment. Invest in companies that take the initiative to clean our lakes through our Fresh Water Portfolio.
On the chart below, the Clean Water Portfolio is compared to the Vanguard 500 over a 1 year timeframe.
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Xerox Corporation is an American global corporation that sells print and digital document solutions, and document technology products. Xerox has pledged a 35% reduction in water use for its manufacturing operations by 2020, compared to a 2010 baseline. Additionally, Xerox works with its suppliers to eliminate particulate matter pollution of its water sources.
Fairmount Santrol Inc. produces sand and sand-based products, including a number of filtration media for municipal and industrial wastewater systems, surface water, and groundwater applications.
The Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan. Ford has achieved a 62 percent reduction in water used per vehicle produced compared to 2000.
NRG Energy is an American integrated power company. In 2016, NRG announced a goal to reduce water use by 40% by 2030, and to continue to develop performance standards and procedures to improve water efficiency and wastewater quality and treatment. The CDP recognized NRG's commitment to water efficiency by listing them on the 2017 Water A-List, one of only 14 US companies to achieve the distinction and the only utility company to do so.
Aptiv designs and manufactures parts for the automotive industry. In recent years, Aptiv has improved its water consumption by almost 18%, and has been involved in water reporting through the CDP since 2012.
CMS Energy is a utilities company operating primarily in Michigan. In addition to achieving a 20% water reduction goal two years early in 2018, CMS Energy has been actively involved with Michigan's Water Use Advisory Council to ensure continued protection of the Great Lakes.
Procter and Gamble is a multinational consumer goods company producing family, personal and household care products. Since 2004, through their Children's Safe Drinking Water program, P&G has provided more than 13 billion liters of clean water to people in need around the world. The program provides an easy-to-use water purification packet invented by P&G scientists that can clean 10 liters of water into clean, drinkable water in just 30 minutes. P&G undertakes measures to promote equal opportunities and diversity including clear assignment of responsibilities, action plans, training program, and implementation of grievance procedures. The company adheres to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.
WEC Energy Group Inc. provides electricity and natural gas in 4 midwestern states. The company has achieved over 99% water recycling rates in recent years by introducing innovative cooling technologies at their power plants.
The Whirlpool Corporation is an American multinational manufacturer and marketer of home appliances. Whirlpool has focused both internally and externally on water efficiency, introducing home appliances with innovative features to reduce water use, as well as decreasing manufacturing water use by 15% since 2014. Whirlpool won a UK Water Efficiency Product Award at the Waterwise Awards 2017.