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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 panel
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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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 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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Inside Philanthropy - Why is Matt Damon Encouraging Everyone to “Buy a Lady a Drink?”

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Forbes - Water.org Cofounders Matt Damon & Gary White: Corporate Partnerships Are The Future Of Charity

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World Economic Forum - An Insight, An Idea

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Huffington Post - My Interview with Gary White, Co-founder, Water.org

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People Magazine - Why I Care: Matt Damon and The Martian Costars on Clean Water

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The Guardian - Eight ideas to fund access to water and toilets for all by 2030

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Huffington Post - It's Expensive to Be Poor

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New York Daily News - Matt Damon is bigger hero than 'Jason Bourne' off screen for millions in need of clean water

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KC Business Journal - He wants to change the world, and he will

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