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COMMUNIQUE AT THE END OF NATIONAL SUMMIT ON THE HUMAN RIGHT TO WATER WITH THE THEME: NIGERIA’S WATER EMERGENCY: FROM ...

Today, many of the world’s largest polluters and plastics producers announced a coalition to reduce plastic waste. The coalition, made ...

Yesterday, Nestlé Waters North America announced that it is partnering with Keeping America Beautiful (KAB) to do clean-ups at national ...

We’re bringing together water justice campaigners from the U.S., Nigeria, and the rest of the globe for a summit on the human right to water. Add your name to support the global movement for water justice.

Just hours ago, World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim announced his resignation from the institution effective February 1. One ...

In my beloved city of Detroit, the human right to water is getting trampled. People are getting astronomical water bills—some as high as $2000. When they can’t pay, their water gets shut off—end of story. Not only do water shutoffs deprive people of water to drink, cook, and bathe—they lead to other horrific outcomes. Like the state taking away children and splitting up families. Or putting liens on homes, which can force people into foreclosure. Here’s what you can do about this outrageous injustice.

Join us this Giving Tuesday in solidarity with people organizing for water justice in Michigan.

Your courage, vision, and determination stand out brightly as I reflect back on all that has happened in 2018. This ...

Veronica Ivoke calls on government leaders to reject water privatization and pursue public solutions that protect Lagosians’ human right to water. Credit: ERA

Veronica Ivoke is a change-maker. Through her position as coordinator of AWWASHNET as well as through her work with ERA, she has played a leadership role in building grassroots power to protect water as a common good and advance the human right to water in Lagos. Motivated by the gross injustice of water privatization in Nigeria and beyond, she rises each morning to organize. And as she does, she helps accomplish victories with global ramifications. 

The front cover of Spotlight, Corporate Accountability’s newsletter.

Articles include: Members of Congress call for public water in Lagos; Member Spotlight: Dr. Christine Runnels; You win huge victory for public health; You expose corporate capture of the UN climate treaty, and more...