June 2017 Business Member Spotlight – Xylem & Xylem Watermarks
From May through October, Milwaukee Riverkeeper uses theXylemproducts YSI 550A and Pro20 Dissolved Oxygen Sensors. Volunteer water monitors and staff use these sensors to measure dissolved oxygen levels, a critical component to the health of aquatic ecosystems, at dozens of stations. We rely on the sensors dependability and accuracy to report on the health of the Milwaukee River Basin.
Thank you, Xylem, for helping us monitor the health of our three rivers!
“Xylem, Inc. and its employees are committed to causes related to ensuring that clean and safe water are available for everyone around the globe. This starts with efforts in local communities and continues globally through Xylem’s Watermark program. Our employees volunteer their time to help educate people and improve the environment by working with partners in their local communities on projects that promote the sustainable use of water. Milwaukee Riverkeeper’s Spring River Cleanup is a project that does just that by helping to ensure that our water ways in the Milwaukee area are preserved for future generations. We are proud to have been able to participate in this important cleanup effort.”
Xylem & Xylem Watermark
Xylem(XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges.The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services, and agricultural settings. With its October 2016 acquisition of Sensus, Xylemadded smart metering, network technologies and advanced data analytics for water, gas and electric utilities to its portfolio of solutions. The combined Company’s nearly 16,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2016 revenue of $3.8 billion, Xylemdoes business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.
The name Xylemis derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.
Xylem Watermark, Xylem’s corporate citizenship program, provides and protects safe water resources for many of the world’s most vulnerable communities and educates individuals around the globe about water issues. This social commitment reflects Xylem’s ethos of valuing the “triple bottom-line”: financial, environmental and social. The company firmly believes in the notion of doing well by doing good, and dedicates resources to initiatives that demonstrate its commitment.
Xylem Watermark was founded in 2008 and, with its six nonprofit partners, has provided clean water and sanitation solutions to over three million people in 25 countries. Xylem launched its first Global Month of Service in October 2016 to provide a focused time to inspire employees to get involved and bring the mission of Xylem Watermark to their communities. This World Water Day, Xylem Watermark launched the Make Your Mark 30 Day Challenge to engage employees in solving global and local water issues in ways that they are passionate about.
To learn more about Xylem Watermark, please visit www.xylemwatermark.com.