TOILET SUMMIT NOV. 2016 HIGHLIGHTS REPORT NOW AVAILABLE!

It was a special honour to host over 250 leading businesses and stakeholders this past November in Mumbai at the Global Toilet Business Innovation and Investment Summit. We have ventured to capture the energy in the room in a brief report...

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TOILET SUMMIT NOV. 2016 HIGHLIGHTS REPORT NOW AVAILABLE!

It was a special honour to host over 250 leading businesses and stakeholders this past November in Mumbai at the Global Toilet Business Innovation and Investment Summit. We have ventured to capture the energy in the room in a brief report...

Are For-Profit Toilets The Solution To The Global Sanitation Crisis?

Fast Co. Exist19 December 2016After six years and many different business models, toilet startup Samagra is gaining traction in India by offering services along with clean facilities—for a fee.

Applying The Circular Economy To Toilets Could Speed Up Global Sanitation

Fast Co. Exist 15 December 2016 There's a lot of money in people's poop. If the developing world finds ways to harvest it as they add toilets and plumbing, it will be far ahead of us in monetizing an important resource.  

Bringing sanitation to India’s slums

Access to sanitation is a basic human right. Yet tragically, 2.4 billion people lack access to a proper toilet. As part of Unilever’s commitment to addressing the sanitation crisis, through its brand Domestos and partners such as UNICEF, it...

Eight ways to make innovation work for water and sanitation

What are the inventive solutions that will bring access to taps and toilets to millions? Our expert panel share their thoughts 1 | Think beyond waste Innovation can play a massive role in increasing consumer demand for sanitation...

Meet The Toilet Company That Thinks It Can Fix India's Sanitation Problem

Ambika Behal , FORBES CONTRIBUTOR With India’s low rankings on the global sanitation index, a number of companies have cropped up to take on the toilet market – Svadha, a social venture, is one of these.Focused on water...

The Poop Guy & Girl Pee Finder

From IT to S-H-I-TMeet India’s unique Poop Guy, Swapnil Chaturvedi—the man who left the American dream behind and returned to India to work in his own words, “from IT to S-H-I-T”.His motivation: to enhance women’s...

Dispatch from the Future of Sanitation - 1st Global Toilet Business Innovation Summit

NOV 23, 2016 By Sarah SmithOn November 15-17 The Toilet Board Coalition hosted the 1st Global Toilet Business, Innovation, and Investment Summit in Mumbai, India. The summit brought together key players across...

Flushed with innovative solutions

As the global sanitation crisis deepens and conversations on how to tackle the situation abound, the city hosted a Global Toilet Business Innovation and Investment Summit with around 200 speakers, innovators and leaders of the sanitation industry to...

How mobile tech improves global sanitation: Research brief on the Digitization of Sanitation

The mobile phone boom of the last decade has given rise to the often-repeated fact that more people worldwide have access to a phone than to a toilet. The statement is usually meant to be a jarring juxtaposition of two very different things. But a...

Sanitation in the Circular Economy – or how to better Bazalgette?

London is proud of its sewers. In 1848 and 1853 cholera outbreaks killed 25,000 Londoners, and 1858 was described as the “Great Stink.” The disease was poorly understood, but the smell finally provoked action. Joseph Bazalgette, who...

#NextBigThing

On World Toilet Day 2016 we are proud to release our first film highlighting the transformative power of entrepreneurship - particularly in sanitation. We believe the 2.4bn people in need of improved sanitation is actually the business opportunity...

WORLD TOILET DAY 2016: Global Business Summit Flushes Out Growth Opportunities In Sanitation

- 1st Global Toilet Business, Innovation and Investment Summit investigates smart toilets, sanitation in the circular economy, and catalyses new...

World Toilet Day 2016: USAID Announces Partnership with Toilet Board Coalition

Public-private partnerships have significant potential to accelerate progress toward the water and sanitation targets of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. On World Toilet Day (November 19), as sanitation advocates prepare to draw greater...

Kimberly-Clark Renews Commitment To Help Solve Global Sanitation Crisis

Through its Sustainability 2022 efforts, company aims to increase access to clean, safe, sustainable sanitation to 10 million people by 2022 DALLAS, Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This November 19, on World Toilet...

A Giant Japanese Toilet Company Is Making A Toilet For The 2.5b People Who Lack One

Lixil makes a lot of fancy toilets, but its new SaTo model (part funded by the Gates Foundation) is for places without sewers, where lack of sanitation is causing disease and death.

Smells of Success : Bill Gates & TBC Member Firmenich on tackling malodor

Bill Gates on his experience visiting Toilet Board Coalition Member Firmenich's headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland to learn, and experience, how they are tackling malodor. 

TBC Announced New Chairman & Board Members

The Toilet Board Coalition (TBC), the world’s first business-led accelerator for market-based sanitation solutions, has appointed Mauricio Troncoso of Kimberly-Clark Corporation as chairman, and has named 3 new board members and one new...

Global Sanitation Business, Innovation & Investment Summit

Celebrate World Toilet Day with us this year in Mumbai, India at the first Business Summit on Sanitation. More details to follow in the coming weeks!

World Water Week Toilet Board Coalition Session

The Business of Sustainable Water & Sanitation for the Poor Sunday 28 August, 9-10:30AM Stockholm Achieving SDG6, universal access to sanitation and water by 2030, requires a business ecosystem in which low-income consumers can...

Firmenich and Global Compact Network Switzerland take action for water and sanitation

Geneva, Switzerland, June 1, 2016 – Demonstrating its commitment to sustainability, Firmenich proudly hosted the Global Compact Network Switzerland’s (GCNS) General Assembly, followed by a panel discussion with world experts on improving...

Question: What do mobile, circular economy and affordable housing have in common? Answer: New business opportunities for inclusive business in the sanitation sector

"A critical feature of the Toilet Board Coalition is its ability to be entrepreneurial, both in identifying bold challenges and in bringing top minds to the table to help solve them. The true power of the TBC is its ability to leverage the...

First Toilet Business Accelerator Launched in 2016!

In January 2016 The Toilet Board Coalition launched the first corporate accelerator program to facilitate private sector engagement and mentorship to sanitation businesses and entrepreneurs serving low-income markets...

Corporate ‘Toilet Coalition’ Takes Care of Business of Sanitation

BY MARINA LEYTES, IMPACT ALPHA     MARCH 16, 2016 For the Toilet Board Coalition, a new toilet innovation accelerator, taking care of business is just good business. A World Bank report,...

Celebrating World Toilet Day

November 19th, 2015 – The Toilet Board Coalition (TBC) – the world’s first business-led accelerator for market-based sanitation solutions – has appointed Cheryl Hicks as its inaugural Executive Director, to refine the TBC...

Toilets for 2.4 Billion – the Business Opportunity of the Decade

Triple Pundit - Thursday, Nov 19th, 2015By Cheryl Hicks, Executive Director, Toilet Board CoalitionIt is unacceptable that, in 2015, 1 in 3 people globally do not have access to a safe and hygienic toilet. Today is World Toilet Day,...

Kimberly-Clark Takes on Toilet and Sanitation Access

This article was first published by Triple Pundit on November 18th 2015

The Toilet Board Coalition welcomes Cheryl Hicks as first Executive Director

The Toilet Board Coalition is delighted to announce the appointment of Cheryl Hicks as our inaugural Executive Director. Cheryl brings a wealth of invaluable experience to the Toilet Board, with over 20 years in corporate responsibility and impact...

Unilever Helps Lead Coalition To Solve The Global Sanitation Crisis

By Jon Springer, published in FORBES ASIA, on DEC 9, 2014  2.5 billion in the world have inadequate sanitation. For businesses, that’s 2.5 billion opportunities to increase sales of infrastructure, plumbing, hygiene and...

World Toilet Day: business steps in to tackle open defecation with affordable toilets

By Tim Smedley, published in THE GUARDIAN on 19 November 2014  One billion people live with no alternative to open defecation, the newly launched Toilet Board Coalition says the solution must be market-driven.  Happy...

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