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World Toilet Day: what business can do to improve global sanitation

theguardian.com, 19 November 2014

 

Everyone on the planet deserves access to effective sanitation. James Jackson, corporate partnerships manager at WaterAid, talks about World Toilet Day and the important role corporate partnerships can play

 

The United Nation’s World Toilet Day is a stark reminder that sanitation is one of the planet’s greatest unmet challenges.

 

Some 2.5 billion people do not have access to a toilet. And this has a profound impact on a country’s national health, children’s education, women’s safety, and productivity. In fact, the World Health Organization has estimated that poor water and sanitation costs developing countries $260bn (£166bn), or 1.5% of their GDP (PDF), each year. Read more....