Awards & recognition

  • International Peace Award from Community of Christ – 2019
  • Forbes 400 Lifetime Achievement Award for Social Entrepreneurship – 2017
  • World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Water – 2014
  • Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur – 2012
  • TIME 100 list of the world’s most influential people – 2011
  • Skoll Foundation Social Entrepreneur – 2009
  • Philanthropy World Hall of Fame – 2008

News, press & perspectives

For more of the latest news and press releases about our work in the water and sanitation sector, visit our New, Press & Perspectives page.

The Worth of Water

In their book, The Worth of Water, our Co-founders Matt Damon and Gary White share how access to safe water or sanitation has changed the lives of millions people around the world. We talked with Gary about the inspiration behind the book and the writing process.

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Access to clean, safe water is essential in the fight against climate change

Why addressing the water crisis is critical in fighting the climate crisis - an interview with Co-founders Gary White and Matt Damon

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An idea that is changing charity

Our smart solution has proven that if you invest in women, they’ll change their world. Hear more from Gary White about why we created WaterCredit.

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