P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program Celebrates 10 Billion Litre Milestone in Singapore

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Procter & Gamble (P&G) announced today that the Company has delivered its 10 billionth litre of clean drinking water through its non-profit Children’s Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) Program. The program, which started in 2004, works with more than 150 partners and organizations to provide clean drinking water to those who lack access to clean water.

[From left to right]: Amb. Michael W. Michalak, Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director, US-ASEAN Business Council; Mr Nicolas Defauw, Chief Financial Officer, P&G Asia Pacific; Ms Ashley McInerney, Head of Business Development and Operations, American Chamber of Commerce; Mr Kirk Wagar, Ambassador to Singapore for United States of America; Mr Magesvaran Suranjan, President, P&G Asia Pacific; Mr Rogelio Granguillhome Morfin, Ambassador to Singapore for Mexico; Ms Foo Pek Hong, CEO, World Vision Singapore; Mr Kelvin Coney, Plant Manager, P&G Singapore Pioneer Plant; Mr Bernard Tan, Managing Director, Singapore International Water Week


Photo Credit: Procter & Gamble (P&G)

P&G is celebrating this milestone with its NGO, government and private sector partners in 20 countries including Brazil, UK, Germany, Nigeria, South Africa, Jakarta and Singapore. The 10 billionth litre was shared with Margarita, Gabriel and their children Alejandro and Lorena who are part of a World Vision community project near Oaxaca, Mexico.

“P&G is a testament of a global consumer business company that remains committed to giving back to society, and this delivery of the 10th billionth litre of clean water from the P&G Purifier of Water Plant, is a noble and worthy milestone to be celebrated,” says Ms Thien Kwee Eng, Assistant Managing Director of Singapore Economic Development Board. “With the ecosystem of international organisations with regional presence and in-country networks, underscored with our significant base of logistics players, Singapore enables global companies to build strategic partnerships that address social and sustainability issues in Asia. We congratulate P&G on this milestone and look forward to more joint corporate and international organisation innovations and partnerships in Singapore that will impact the world.”

Press Release
- 13 May 2016

P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program Celebrates 10 Billion Litre Milestone in Singapore