News, Press & Perspectives

Find the latest news and press releases about our work in the water and sanitation sector below. 

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

March 22, 2017

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

March 22, 2017

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

March 22, 2017

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

March 22, 2017

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

Jan. 26, 2017

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

Jan. 26, 2017

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World Economic Forum - An Insight, An Idea

Jan. 17, 2017

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