Over a decade ago, I began making the journey from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta to collaborate with The Coca-Cola Company on its landmark water risk assessment and water stewardship plans. Today, Coca-Cola is a leader – perhaps the corporate leader – on addressing water risk and replenishing the water it uses around the world. Public and private partners from around the world seek the company’s expertise and partnership.
On this journey together,
It has never been easy for medicines to get to the right place at the right time in the country; the many problems clouding the Medical Stores Department prevent medicines from reaching hospitals in time.In its effort to solve this problem, Coca-Cola's Project Last Mile, a partnership between itself and the MSD, which is aimed at making sure medicines reach everyone, everywhere in time is an exemplary project in which a public-private partnership
Last month, ten bloggers from different parts of the world visited an
EKOCENTER in the small, remote village of Twundi, Tanzania as part of a larger
trip to witness Coca-Cola social initiatives in action across the country. The
other two initiatives introduced were Project Last Mile and
5by20– all three left a lasting impression.
As Blogger Laura Allmayer put it, “Each initiative is about sustainability and enabling the people
Coca-Cola’s social initiatives
have successfully reached countless people globally. For example, Coca-Cola
EKOCENTERs are providing access to water, power and Internet to a growing
number of people around the world. Through Coca-Cola’s Project Last Mile the
availability of medicines in remote areas in Africa has increased, and through
5by20, hundreds of thousands of women have been equipped with the tools and
knowledge to become successful