Globally 2.5 billion people live without access to improved sanitation and 1.1 billion people practice open defecation. Despite significant gains sanitation remains one of the most off-track Millennium Development Goals (MDG) globally.
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August 23, 2014 — This year's theme, energy and water, is in an effort to address the complex interlinkages between the two resources. Join us in Stockholm or follow online August 31-September 5 as experts, practitioners, decision makers and business innovators from around the globe exchange ideas, foster new thinking and develop solutions.Read More »
July 8, 2014 — Using largely small scale project approaches that have failed to deliver sustainable sanitation service delivery – especially for the poor -- most countries have not yet achieved the sanitation MDG. However, many countries have already started working to achieve the goal of universal access by taking steps to make the transformational changes needed.Read More »
April 8, 2014 — Through a sanitation marketing program in Bangladesh, entrepreneurs learn the importance and construction of hygienic latrines, as well as how to combine marketing approaches to stimulate supply and demand for sanitation facilities that benefit the poor.Read More »