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Matt Damon at World Bank
NPR - Matt Damon And Gary White On The World's Water Crisis

One topic at this week's World Bank Spring Meetings is water scarcity. David Greene speaks with the Co-founders of Water.org, actor Matt Damon and Gary White, about people who can't access clean water.

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Forbes - How Matt Damon Plans To Get 500 Million People Access To Water - And Make A Buck For Investors

Speaking at the 2017 Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy in Manhattan on Tuesday, Matt Damon pitched access to safe water and sanitation as the lynchpin to achieving all of United Nations’ sustainable development goals.

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Matt Damon in National Geographic
National Geographic - Talking Toilets With Matt Damon

The actor is on a mission to bring sanitation and safe water to the entire planet.

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Forbes - How Matt Damon Plans To Get 500 Million People Access To Water - And Make A Buck For Investors

Speaking at the 2017 Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy in Manhattan on Tuesday, Matt Damon pitched access to safe water and sanitation as the lynchpin to achieving all of United Nations’ sustainable development goals.

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Matt Damon: We need to talk about toilets

Hollywood star Matt Damon is trying to improve sanitation in developing countries, one toilet at a time.

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National Geographic - Talking Toilets With Matt Damon

The actor is on a mission to bring sanitation and safe water to the entire planet.

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BusinessWeek - Matt Damon Receives Crystal Award

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Caterpillar to support WaterCredit

The Caterpillar Foundation and Water.org to expand WaterCredit in India, Indonesia to more than 200,000.

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Media Planet - For Too Many Women, Access to Water Is About More Than Thirst

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The Guardian - Matt Damon: 'Children are drinking water so dirty it looks like chocolate milk'

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NPR - Matt Damon And Gary White On The World's Water Crisis

One topic at this week's World Bank Spring Meetings is water scarcity. David Greene speaks with the Co-founders of Water.org, actor Matt Damon and Gary White, about people who can't access clean water.

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Next Billion - How Water.org 'Took a Leap of Faith' into Social Impact Investing

Research and experience has shown that there is a $12 billion demand among families at the base of the economic pyramid (BoP) for access to affordable financing, such as small loans, to meet their water and sanitation needs

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CBS This Morning - Matt Damon and Gary White on worldwide initiative for clean water

Oscar-winner Matt Damon is working to bring clean water to everyone worldwide. He co-founded Water.org with longtime water expert and engineer Gary White. Their goal is to help the more than 660 million people without access to safe water.

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CBS News World - On World Water Day, Matt Damon and Gary White talk access to safe water

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Devex - Q&A: CEO of Water.org on bringing water to 5 million people through social impact investing

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