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The Coca-Cola Foundation Initiatives To Protect Our Environment
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The Coca-Cola Foundation, the global philanthropic arm of The Coca-Cola Company awarded US$36 million in grants to 105 community organizations during the first quarter of 2013.

The grants support the Foundation’s global priority areas and the Company’s three-part sustainability approach, focused on enhancing people’s well-being, building strong communities and protecting the environment.

During the first quarter 2013, The Foundation awarded:
• $12 million for physical activity and well-being programs;
• $12 million for water stewardship, recycling, and environmental programs; and
• $12 million for local priorities and social well-being programs, such as access to education opportunities, youth development, economic empowerment, HIV/AIDS and malaria prevention and other civic initiatives.

Those organizations receiving grant funding from The Coca-Cola Foundation during the first quarter of 2013 include:

PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT
Water
• Alternative Indigenous Development Foundation, Inc., Agos Crest Ram Pump Project, Philippines, $265,565
• Anacostia Watershed Society, Anacostia Watershed Environmental Education & Outdoor Recreation, United States, $25,000
• Coca-Cola Africa Foundation - Global Environment & Technology Foundation, Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN), Africa, $6.7 million
• Europarc Deutschland E. V., Old Elbe Klieken - Restoration Of An Old River Oxbow, Germany, $390,000
• Earth Day Network Philippines, Inc., Agos Ram Pump Project, Philippines, $626,935
• Forest And Sea For Life Foundation, Enhancing The Capability Of Community Organizations And Klong Yan Watershed, Thailand, $139,355
• Lupin Human Welfare And Research Foundation, Integrated Watershed Area Development Approach For Dholpur District, Rajasthan, India, $351,568
• Pronatura México, A.C., Catch Water Ponds in Seven Communities in Mexico, Mexico, $600,000
• Shenzhen One Foundation Philanthropy Foundation, Clean Water Project, China, $557,000
• Umweltorganisation WWF International Danube-Carpathian Programme, Wetland Restoration In The Mura-Drava-Danube Area, Austria, $310,000
• United Nations Development Programme, Supplementary to the Ongoing Integrated Water Replenish Initiatives in China, China, $800,000
• Chattahoochee River Keeper, Keeping Our Waters and Citizens Healthy, United States, $25,000
• Fundacion Para La Sostenibilidad y la Equidad (Aliarse), The Water Vigilants Program 2013, Costa Rica, $60,000
• Korea Green Foundation, Rainwater Recycling Project, Korea, $50,000
• Pronatura Mexico AC, Cistern Network Program, Mexico, $80,000
• Raleigh International Trust, Clean Water for Communities, Malaysia, $48,442
• Sociedad Espanola De Ornitologia, Tancat de la Pipa – Natural Wastewater Treatment, Spain, $81,400
Recycling
• Bakersfield Arc, Program Development Material Recovery Facility, United States, $25,000
• Piedmont Park Conservancy, Recycling in Piedmont Park, United States, $20,000
• Städa Sverige/Pool2tusen, Clean Beaches And Water 2013, Sweden, $300,000
 











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