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Gates is right — we need 21st-century sanitation

20th November, 2018 Erik Harvey (WaterAid), Financial Times

One in three people in the world lives without a decent toilet, meaning that too much faecal matter is not safely dealt with (“ Bill Gates: from software to toilets”, Simon Kuper,...

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A NEW GOLD RUSH IS UPON US, AND ITS COLOUR IS BROWN: GLOBAL & LOCAL BUSINESSES JUMP INTO THE SANITATION ECONOMY

19th November, 2018 Toilet Board Coalition, MEDIA RELEASE

Toilet Board Coalition announces new commercial and investment partnerships for , and new members with the joint vision to accelerate the Sanitation Economy.

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World Toilet Day Highlights Global Sanitation Crisis

19th November, 2018 Rodney Muhumuza,  Associated Press

KAMPALA, Uganda — Poor countries around the world are facing a dangerous shortage of toilets that puts millions of live at risk, according to campaigners marking World Toilet Day by urging...

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The untapped business opportunity of a good toilet experience could change the lives of billions

19th November, 2018 Thomson Reuters Foundation, Cheryl Hicks and Myriam Sidibe

By Cheryl Hicks, the CEO and executive director of the Toilet Board Coalition and Myriam Sidibe, a Senior Fellow of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for...

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MEET THE MECHANICAL ENGINEER: SANDY RODGER, ENGINEERING A TRANSFORMATION IN SANITATION WORLDWIDE

5th November, 2018 Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Our approach is different. We envisage a “new grid” of sanitation systems comprising flows of water, materials, energy, and data. We regard human waste as a resource, part of the natural...

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Making the chain more fluid with sustainable sanitation financing

30th October, 2018 Sara Bori, IRC

Inspired by World Water Week 2018 we talked with Cheryl Hicks of the Toilet Board Coalition about attracting alternative finance into the sanitation chain.

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The Benefits of Smart Sanitation on a Global Level

28th August, 2018 Media Planet, Sandy Rodger

The Chief Operating Officer of the The Toilet Board Coalition sat down with Mediaplanet to discusses the global sanitation crisis. 

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The Hidden Potential of Toilets

24th August, 2018 Media Planet, Cheryl Hicks

Could we be flushing valuable resources down the toilet? The Toilet Board takes a look at the opportunities for business and sanitation lurking where no one has looked.

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The European Space Agency and the Toilet Board Coalition partner to leverage space technologies to accelerate the Sanitation Economy in developing markets

19th June, 2018 Toilet Board Coalition

We are proud to announce our new Strategic Project partnership with the European Space Agency - ESA and the Toilet Board Coalition partner to leverage space technologies to accelerate the Sanitation...

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Veolia joins the Toilet Board Coalition bringing expertise on Circular Sanitation & Smart City Business Solutions

2nd May, 2018 Toilet Board Coalition

The Toilet Board Coalition (TBC), the world's first business-led platform focused on accelerating the Sanitation Economy, welcomes Veolia, global leader in optimised resource management, to its...

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Attracting Investment and Talent in India’s Sanitation Sector: Takeaways from Mumbai Apr 18 Roundtable

27th April, 2018 Intellecap

The Toilet Board Coalition (TBC) and Aavishkaar-Intellecap Group convened key stakeholders in India’s sanitation sector on 23rd April, 2018 in Mumbai, India. The roundtable discussion was...

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MOBILE SOLUTIONS FOR SANITATION: REMOVING BARRIERS TO SHARING OF PUBLIC TOILETS

28th March, 2018 Unilever

Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. Peer-to-peer (P2P) business models such as these...

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5 ways the Fourth Industrial Revolution could end water insecurity

23rd March, 2018 Callie Stinson, World Economic Forum

The global water and sanitation crisis is not a new story. Each World Water Day we review the sobering statistics with which we are becoming all too familiar: the expected 40% gap in global water...

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Toilet Board Coalition Sankalp Highlights

8th March, 2018 Claire Balbo, Toilet Board Coalition

As the Accelerator Manager at the Toilet Board Coalition, I attended the Sankalp Africa Forum, Nairobi, 1-2 March 2018. Sankalp brings together entrepreneurs, investors, corporates...

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LIXIL to Provide UN-Habitat with Sanitation Facilities for Kalobeyei Refugee Settlement

26th February, 2018 LIXIL

Tokyo, Japan – LIXIL Corporation (LIXIL), a global leader in the housing and buildings industry, announced today it has been awarded a contract by UN-Habitat to provide its Green Toilet System...

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CEO Leadership on the Global Sanitation Crisis: Action Agenda for the Sanitation Economy Set in Davos

30th January, 2018 Toilet Board Coalition

As world leaders gathered to discuss economic, social and political agendas at the recent World Economic Forum, a group of business leaders met to develop an Action Agenda to address the global...

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Davos Media Release: Global CEOs support new Action Agenda for the Sanitation Economy

23rd January, 2018 Toilet Board Coalition

Toilet Board Coalition’s ecosystem development work in the multibillion dollar Sanitation Economy draws CEO supportUnilever, LIXIL Corporation, Kimberly-Clark, TATA Trusts and Firmenich CEOs...

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ISO Focus: The Troubling Talk of Toilets

19th January, 2018 ISO

The Toilet Board Coalition (TBC), based in Geneva, Switzerland, is catalysing on the new vision of “the sanitation economy” – a new business-led approach that creates an ecosystem...

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The Sanitation Economy: The New Economy Set to Tackle SDG 6.2

16th January, 2018 IISD

The news often reports the desperate lack of access to safe sanitation faced by a staggering 2.3 billion people globally. Around the world, one in three people still lacks access to a toilet, and...

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The Hidden Potential of Toilets

3rd January, 2018 USA Today, Media Planet

Could we be flushing valuable resources down the toilet? The Toilet Board takes a look at the opportunities for business and sanitation lurking where no one has looked.

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Fixing The World’s Sanitation Is A Big Business Opportunity

7th December, 2017 Fast Company, Ben Schiller

In the world of impact capitalism, opportunities don’t come much bigger than sanitation. More than 2 billion people go without the dignity of a decent daily toilet; two-thirds of the...

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This futuristic toilet could save lives – and it’s closer than you think

7th December, 2017 The News & Observer, by John Murawski

North Carolina could one day be known as the birthplace of a futuristic toilet that can convert human waste into water, a puff of smoke and a dusting of ashes.Scientists at RTI International and Duke...

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A Call to Action for Global Businesses to Accelerate the Sanitation Economy

22nd November, 2017 Charlie Beevor, Unilever Global Vice President Household Cleaning Brands, TBC Chair and Cheryl Hicks, TBC Executive Director

The Sanitation Economy - by Charlie Beevor & Cheryl Hicks21 November 2017, Pune India: On World Toilet Day, we have launched our call to action for our fellow global business leaders to join...

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Where there’s muck

21st November, 2017 Reuters, Antony Currie

Learning how to master effluent is becoming a surefire way to make a financial splash. Some 80 percent of the world’s wastewater goes untreated, causing health and other societal problems....

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On World Toilet Day, UN Highlights Human Rights Challenge for SDG Target 6.2

21st November, 2017 SDG Knowledge Hub, Delia Paul

19 November 2017: The UN, governments and civil society observed World Toilet Day 2017, with messages focused on the theme, ‘Toilets and Wastewater,’ which stressed the need for safe...

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Designing For People, Not Problems, Will Help Us Tackle The Global Sanitation Crisis

21st November, 2017 Huffington Post, Contributor Jin Montesano, Chief Public Affairs Officer, LIXIL Corporation

Toilets have transformed the way we live today. From health, to safety, to convenience - being able to access a toilet from the comfort of our own home no longer seems like a luxury. That’s why...

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There’s big business in solving India’s toilet crisis

20th November, 2017 the hustle

Sanitation facilities in India are super bad. And because of that, there’s a $62B market for global and local companies to help fix the problem.According to the Toilet Board...

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Circular ideas can improve sanitation

20th November, 2017 Innovator's Magazine

New research reveals that adopting circular economy principles could lead to improved sanitation products and services for communities worldwide.Today is World Toilet Day, and...

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Enabling the private sector to provide affordable sanitation services in Bangladesh

20th November, 2017 WSUP

Utilities and local governments struggle to deliver safely managed sanitation to residents at the scale required to serve everyone in the city.Sanitation SMEs have a critical role to play in helping...

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World Toilet Day 2017: Where does our poo go? Looking at wastewater through the lens of the Circular Sanitation Economy

20th November, 2017 Inter-American Development Bank

November is a special month in the world of Toilets. Each November global stakeholders come together to shine a spotlight on a very important grand challenge – addressing the global sanitation...

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On World Toilet Day, Human Waste Makes a Comeback

20th November, 2017 Huffington Post, Contributor Chris W. Williams, Executive Director of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council

“Flush and forget.”“Out of sight, out of mind.”With the invention of sewered sanitation, this has been the attitude of many of us to our wastewater. Since the health of our...

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Toilet Board Coalition Rallies Global Businesses Around Sanitation Economy

18th November, 2017 By Sustainable Brands

According to the World Health Organization (WTO) 1 in 3 people don’t have access to a clean and safe toilet. The Toilet Board Coalition (TBC), along with LIXIL Group...

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Media Release: Toilet Board Coalition Announces its 2018 Toilet Accelerator Cohort

18th November, 2017 Toilet Board Coalition

The Toilet Board Coalition (TBC), the world’s first business-led platform focused on accelerating the Sanitation Economy, has announced its new 2018 Cohort of the Toilet...

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Big News: 2018 Toilet Accelerator Cohort

17th November, 2017 Biomass Controls

In an announcement made by the Toilet Board Coalition this morning, we were named as one of the 2018 Accelerator Cohort finalists. "These are the inspiring entrepeneurs and new...

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Beauty in the Beast

17th November, 2017 Claire Balbo, Toilet Board Coalition

“We have no interest in becoming a business” – I once heard the head of a sanitation organisation tell me. This word “business”, for so long seen as the enemy of social...

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The Toilet Accelerator & Safi Sana Story

17th November, 2017 Toilet Board Coalition

The Toilet Board Coalition sat down with the Cohort and Mentors of the 2017 Toilet Accelerator to find out a bit more about what they felt were the most valuable learnings in their journey together...

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Announcing our new Toilet Accelerator Cohort 2018!

17th November, 2017 Toilet Board Coalition

ANNOUNCING THE 2018 TOILET ACCELERATOR COHORT! The new 2018 Toilet Accelerator Cohort and the Toilet Board Coalition Selection Committee highlight the innovative projects we will work on together.

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Are smart cities the answer to the urban sanitation crisis?

17th November, 2017 Unilever

Cheryl Hicks and Nitin Paranjpe look at how an innovative approach to tackling the urban sanitation crisis – which involves testing the world’s most imaginative solutions – could...

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A $62 billion business opportunity is hiding behind India’s toilet troubles

16th November, 2017 By Ananya Bhattacharya at Quartz

Three years after rolling out the Swachh Bharat (Clean India) campaign, which among other things aims to eradicate open defecation by 2019, India is far from solving its filth problem.

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Regulatory reform: stacking the odds in favour of formal sanitation businesses

16th November, 2017 WSUP

It is no secret that sanitation is a challenging area for formal businesses to profit from. The use of the term “formal” here is deliberate, and important – so what does it mean?...

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The Circular Sanitation Economy - Disruptive Innovation Festival Panel

16th November, 2017 Toilet Board Coalition

The Circular Sanitation Economy: The Commercial Case and Economics for the Biological Cycle in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Disruptive Innovation Festival and panel with...

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Celebrate World Toilet Week with PSI and Toilet Board Coalition

16th November, 2017 PSI

Did you think how lucky you were today when you used the toilet? You probably didn’t but you should. You often only notice this habitual task when you have an urgent need and a restroom is...

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Innovations to combat the spread of cholera in cities

16th November, 2017 WSUP

Cholera is a common public health burden in cities across the developing world, and tackling the spread of cholera in low-income communities is of high priority for city authorities. Particularly...

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The Circular Sanitation Economy - Faster to Scale

16th November, 2017 Toilet Board Coalition

For those who read my occasional blog posts on the Circular Economy, I have been quiet for a while. A little like the sea receding before a tsunami wave, this was because of a huge effort in my role...

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The Toilet Accelerator & Sanergy Story

16th November, 2017 Toilet Board Coalition

The Toilet Board Coalition sat down with the Cohort and Mentors of the 2017 Toilet Accelerator to find out a bit more about what they felt were the most valuable learnings in their journey together...

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The 2017 Toilet Accelerator from the Project Lead Perspective: Sandy Rodger

16th November, 2017 Toilet Board Coalition

The Toilet Board Coalition sat down with the Cohort and Mentors of the 2017 Toilet Accelerator to find out a bit more about what they felt were the most valuable learnings in their journey together...

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TBC India Round Table

16th November, 2017 Toilet Board Coalition

Panel discussion highlighting our SMART SANITATION ECONOMY collaboration with the Pune Municipal Corporation and a focus on Sanitation Economy opportunities in India.

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Media Release: New Sanitation Economy presents a multi-billion dollar business opportunity

15th November, 2017 Toilet Board Coalition

· According to the Toilet Board Coalition, the Sanitation Economy presents a $US 62 billion opportunity in India alone by 2021, and if embraced, could be a significant part of the...

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The Toilet Accelerator & Sanivation Story

15th November, 2017 Toilet Board Coalition

The Toilet Board Coalition sat down with the Cohort and Mentors of the 2017 Toilet Accelerator to find out a bit more about what they felt were the most valuable learnings in their journey together...

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Introducing the Sanitation Economy

15th November, 2017 Toilet Board Coalition

Sanitation is every business’s business. The Sanitation Economy presents vast potential for global economic growth while addressing one of the most urgent grand challenges of our time,...

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The Toilet Accelerator & The Biocycle Story

14th November, 2017 Toilet Board Coalition

The Toilet Board Coalition sat down with the Cohort and Mentors of the 2017 Toilet Accelerator to find out a bit more about what they felt were the most valuable learnings in their journey together...

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Flushing Out Sanitation Market Failures

14th November, 2017 by Aprajita Singh, PSI India

A third of the world’s population — 2.4 billion people — live without sanitation facilities. Not having access to even a basic toilet exposes millions of men, women, and children to...

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2017 Toilet Accelerator Mentor & Cohort Round Table

13th November, 2017 Toilet Board Coalition

The 2017 Toilet Accelerator Cohort and Mentors discuss their experience in the Accelerator programme and their insights into the future of the Sanitation sector. On the panel: Sandy Rodger -...

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The Toilet Accelerator & Samagra Story

13th November, 2017 Toilet Board Coalition

The Toilet Board Coalition sat down with the Cohort and Mentors of the 2017 Toilet Accelerator to find out a bit more about what they felt were the most valuable learnings in their journey together...

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IN DEPTH: People Power Processing Organic & Human Waste

8th November, 2017 By MAXINE PERELLA, Waste Management World

Globally, millions live without sanitary toilets and with food and organic wastes rotting in the street. Maxine Perella explains how those health hazards could in fact be resources.

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ACCELERATING THE SANITATION ECONOMY: The Fortune in our Toilets

3rd November, 2017 Cheryl D. Hicks, TBC

November is a special month in the world of Toilets. Each November we join together with our global stakeholders to shine a spotlight on a very important grand challenge?—?addressing the global...

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Join the TBC team!

26th October, 2017 Toilet Board Coalition

The Toilet Board Coalition is currently looking to fill three positions in India for a January 2018 start. Applications must be received by 2 November 2017. 

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Join us to make safe toilets save lives! - Firmenich CEO Gilbert Ghostine

18th October, 2017 Gilber Ghostine, CEO Firmenich

Firmenich CEO, Gilbert Ghostine, reflects on WBCSD's Council Meeting and the opportunity to present a keynote on how business can be a force for good and a catalyst for the SDGs....

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The rise of the sanitation economy: how business can help solve a global crisis

20th September, 2017 Reuters, Nitin Paranjpe

Sanitation economy models promise potential in water efficiency, food security and climate resilience 

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Toilet Board Coalition Announces New Chairman, Vice-Chair and Board Appointments

15th September, 2017 Toilet Board Coalition

The Toilet Board Coalition (TBC), the world’s first business-led platform focused on accelerating market-based sanitation solutions, has appointed Charlie Beevor, Global Vice-President...

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The Quest To Use Big Data And Community Toilets To Create A Model For Building Urban Sanitation

14th September, 2017 Fast Company, Eillie Anzilotti

In the Indian city of Pune, tricking out community toilets with Wi-Fi and sensors could be the way to create a modern waste management system and become a “smart sanitation city.”

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How we are helping to address the global sanitation crisis

8th September, 2017 Unilever

Charlie Beevor, Unilever’s Global VP of Household Cleaning, recently attended World Water Week in Stockholm. Here he explains why and how we are involved, and the particular focus of our...

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Pune looks to become world’s first smart sanitation city

1st September, 2017 Cities Today, Nick Mitchell

The Toilet Board Coalition and Pune Municipal Corporation, India have announced a new collaboration towards making the metropolis the world’s first smart sanitation city.The...

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PMC partners with TBC to become ‘Smart Sanitation City’

1st September, 2017 Indian Express

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has announced that it is collaborating with the Toilet Board Coalition (TBC) to make Pune the first ‘Smart Sanitation City’ in the world. The city...

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Pune looks to become world’s first smart sanitation city

30th August, 2017 The Source, International Water Association

The Toilet Board Coalition and Pune Municipal Corporation have announced a new collaboration towards making Pune, India, the world’s first smart sanitation city.The Toilet...

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Announcing the Pune Smart Sanitation City Project!

29th August, 2017

In support of the Indian government’s Swachh Bharat sanitation campaign and Smart Cities initiative, the Toilet Board Coalition (TBC) and the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) announce a new...

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Toilets Need More Loving

9th August, 2017 Live Mint, Suryakant Pandey

An even bigger challenge than toilet-building is the lack of ongoing maintenance for the toilets after they have been built

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The Developing World Is Turning Its Poop Problem Into A Resource

11th July, 2017 Fast Company, Eillie Anzilotti

Waste-management systems in Africa and India could soon outstrip those in the developed world in terms of sustainability and efficiency.

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Toilet Board Coalition and Sankalp Forum launch new Challenge for the Sanitation Sector in India

26th June, 2017

The Toilet Board Coalition partners with Sankalp Forum, creating a call for business solutions challenge for its 2018 Toilet Accelerator India Edition. The partnership aims to identify and showcase...

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Join the Toilet Board Coalition at World Water Week this August in Stockholm!

26th June, 2017

JOIN THE TOILET BOARD COALITION AT SIWI’S WORLD WATER WEEK IN A SPECIAL EVENT ‘BUSINESS APPROACHES TO WASTE TO RESOURCE MODELS’The Toilet Board Coalition, a business led...

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LAST CALL for Toilet Accelerator Applications 2018 Cohort?—?Deadline 30 April!

26th June, 2017

BE A PART OF THE #NEXTBIGTHING!The Toilet Board Coalition is a business platform enabling private sector engagement; connecting large and small companies through their Toilet Accelerator; and...

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LIXIL’s SATO toilet finalist in World Changing Ideas Awards

29th March, 2017 Contractor Magazine

TOKYO – LIXIL Corp., a global manufacturer in housing and building materials, products and services, announced its SATO toilets have been selected as a finalist for Fast...

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THE TBC’S TOILET ACCELERATOR SELECTED BY FAST COMPANY 2017 WORLD CHANGING IDEAS AWARDS

28th March, 2017

Geneva, March 27, 2017 —Fast Company has announced the winners of its premiere World Changing Ideas Awards, which honour businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that offer innovative...

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The Firmenich Malodor Control Project

16th March, 2017

Firmenich is tackling the global sanitation crisis with cutting-edge innovation and expertise, developing breakthrough malodor control technologies to ‘Reinvent the Toilet Experience.’

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OFFICIAL OPENING FIRST SAFI SANA FACTORY IN GHANA ON MARCH 15

15th March, 2017

Dutch-Ghanaian social venture Safi Sana (2017 Toilet Accelerator Cohort) opens first POO POWER FACTORY in Accra- Ashaiman on March 15th, 2017.Ghana’s first ever Poo Power plant...

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TOILET SUMMIT NOV. 2016 HIGHLIGHTS REPORT NOW AVAILABLE!

16th February, 2017

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...

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

19th December, 2016 Fast Co. Exist

 After 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.

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Applying The Circular Economy To Toilets Could Speed Up Global Sanitation

15th December, 2016 Fast Co. Exist

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...

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

28th November, 2016 Sandy Roger

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...

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

28th November, 2016 Engineering For Change

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...

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The power of partnerships and mobile to tackle the sanitation gap

28th November, 2016 GSMA

On 19 November, World Toilet Day reminded us that 2.4 billion people, or one in three people worldwide, don’t have access to a private and safe toilet. This has a deep social and economic...

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

23rd November, 2016 Institute For The Future, Sarah Smith

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,...

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Bringing sanitation to India’s slums

19th November, 2016 Unilever

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...

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Eight ways to make innovation work for water and sanitation

19th November, 2016 The Guardian

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...

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

19th November, 2016 Forbes, Ambika Behal

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...

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#NextBigThing

19th November, 2016 Toilet Board Coalition

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...

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

19th November, 2016 Toilet Board Coalition

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

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

19th November, 2016 USAID Global Waters

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...

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Kimberly-Clark Renews Commitment To Help Solve Global Sanitation Crisis

19th November, 2016 Kimberly-Clark Corporation

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/...

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

19th November, 2016 Fast Co. Exist

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.

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

19th November, 2016 Firmenich & The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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. 

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The Poop Guy & Girl Pee Finder

18th November, 2016 DQ Channels

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...

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Flushed with innovative solutions

17th November, 2016 Mid-day

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,...

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TBC Announced New Chairman & Board Members

16th September, 2016 Toilet Board Coalition

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,...

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Global Sanitation Business, Innovation & Investment Summit

18th July, 2016 Toilet Board Coalition

Celebrate World Toilet Day with us this year in Mumbai, India at the first Business Summit on Sanitation. 

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World Water Week Toilet Board Coalition Session

14th July, 2016 Toilet Board Coalition

The Business of Sustainable Water & Sanitation for the PoorSunday 28 August, 9-10:30AM StockholmAchieving SDG6, universal access to sanitation and water by 2030, requires a business...

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

1st June, 2016 Firmenich & UN Global Compact

Geneva, Switzerland, June 1, 2016 – Demonstrating its commitment to sustainability, Firmenich proudly hosted the Global Compact Network Switzerland’s (GCNS) General Assembly, followed by...

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

15th April, 2016 Inclusive Business Hub

"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...

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First Toilet Business Accelerator Launched in 2016!

11th April, 2016 Inclusive Business Hub

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...

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Corporate ‘Toilet Coalition’ Takes Care of Business of Sanitation

16th March, 2016 Impact Alpha, Marina Leytes

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

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Celebrating World Toilet Day

19th November, 2015 Toilet Board Coalition

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...

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Toilets for 2.4 Billion – the Business Opportunity of the Decade

19th November, 2015 Triple Pundit

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...

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Kimberly-Clark Takes on Toilet and Sanitation Access

18th November, 2015 Triple Pundit

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

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The Toilet Board Coalition welcomes Cheryl Hicks as first Executive Director

29th August, 2015

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...

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Unilever Helps Lead Coalition To Solve The Global Sanitation Crisis

9th December, 2014 Forbes, Jon Springer

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...

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

19th November, 2014 The Guardian, Tim Smedley

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...

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