Kohler Co. Advocates for Scaling Secure Water and Sanitation Options By means of Innovation and Partnerships at World Water Week


Revealed 08-18-22

Submitted by Kohler

KOHLER, Wis., August 18, 2022 /CSRwire/ – Kohler Co., a world chief within the innovation and manufacture of plumbing merchandise; tile, cabinetry and lighting; and engines, turbines and clear vitality options, joins this yr’s World Water Week convention as a panel convenor to debate how efficient options to the worldwide water disaster require dedication to each innovation and partnerships serving a social goal. By means of this strategy, options might be applied at scale to drive impression in water conservation, in addition to entry to secure water and sanitation for thousands and thousands of individuals across the globe.

At this yr’s convention, Kohler will spotlight initiatives and partnerships which can be making constructive impacts on communities and lives around the globe by specializing in rising the entry to secure water and decreasing water use in merchandise and operations:

  • Kohler Innovation for Good is Kohler’s in-house incubator targeted on creating new enterprise alternatives with a social and environmental goal.
    • KOHLER Energy Mixing – ensures off-grid water stations – important to well being and illness prevention in poverty-stricken and refugee communities around the globe – are repeatedly powered. The system displays solar energy and mechanically transfers to generator energy solely when wanted. Water Mission is a key companion in activating this resolution in communities.
    • KOHLER Pour-Flush Bathroom – in partnership with Water Mission, this resolution affords people the consolation and dignity of a seated sanitation resolution. The flush is activated just by pouring water into the bowl, making it superb for communities with out a waste administration infrastructure.
    • KOHLER Bathe Aid Trailer – since its inauguration in 2018, the trailer has supplied support throughout the nation within the wake of pure disasters and different crises, together with the California wildfires, Hurricane Michael cleanup, and COVID-19 area hospital and is at the moment serving the unhoused in Los Angeles.
  • By means of its signature Secure Water for All program, Kohler companions with organizations to result in significant innovation and alter to communities who lack ample entry to wash water and secure sanitation.
    • DigDeep – “Water is Life” program, a collaboration between Kohler and DigDeep, helps local people members and group teams who current modern concepts to offer common entry to wash water and sanitation to the Navajo Nation by community-based service fashions or new applied sciences.
    • Water Mission – Kohler and Water Mission companion to develop and pilot modern options that target rising entry to secure water and sanitation
    • Sanergy – targeted on sustainable options for nonsewered sanitation, Sanergy and Kohler companion on the event of container-based sanitation options.

At this this yr’s occasion, held Aug. 23 – Sept. 1 in Stockholm, convention attendees can expertise Kohler’s area within the Norra Latin constructing and register to attend the digital panel Partnerships and Product Serving a Social Goal: Tips on how to Innovate and Implement At-Scale on Aug. 24 at 13:00-14:20 CEST (6:00 – 7:20am CST). The panel can be moderated by Laura Kohler, SVP Human Sources, Stewardship and Sustainability and to function companions DigDeep, Sanergy and Water Mission, together with Ratish Namboothiry, Kohler Director of Innovation for Good and Sustainability.

Be taught extra about Kohler’s Social Influence and Sustainability initiatives by the corporate’s first Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report highlighting targets and progress throughout environmental sustainability, range, fairness and inclusion and social impression.

About Kohler Co.
Based in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wisconsin, Kohler Co. is considered one of America’s oldest and largest privately held corporations comprised of greater than 40,000 associates. With greater than 50 manufacturing areas worldwide, Kohler is a world chief within the design, innovation and manufacture of kitchen and tub merchandise; engines and energy techniques; luxurious cabinetry and tile; and proprietor/operator of two, five-star hospitality and golf resort locations in Kohler, Wisconsin, and St. Andrews, Scotland. The corporate additionally develops options to deal with urgent points, comparable to clear water and sanitation, for underserved communities around the globe to reinforce the standard of life for present and future generations. For extra particulars, please go to kohlercompany.com.

Contact:
Vicki Valdez Hafenstein
Kohler Co. Public Relations
victoria.valdezhafenstein@kohler.com

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