Insights · October 22nd, 2012

Not only is water important to maintain and preserve so the entire world can have drinkable water in the future, but water is important to share with those who are unable to obtain potable water right now. The Vestergaard Frandsen LifeStraw is an easy way to contribute to society. According to the LifeStraw website: “Half of the world’s poor suffer from waterborne disease, and nearly 6,000 people – mainly children – die each day by consuming unsafe drinking water.” LifeStraw filters through dirty and contaminated water, making it clean and safe to drink, minimizing the risk of waterborne diseases. Donate a LifeStraw to someone in need today!

Writer: Mallory Smith worked as Program Manager & Administrator at Futurist.com

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Environment & Energy
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Nikolas Badminton

Nikolas is the Chief Futurist of the Futurist Think Tank. He is world-renowned futurist speaker, a Fellow of The RSA, and has worked with over 300 of the world’s most impactful companies to establish strategic foresight capabilities, identify trends shaping our world, help anticipate unforeseen risks, and design equitable futures for all. In his new book – ‘Facing Our Futures’ – he challenges short-term thinking and provides executives and organizations with the foundations for futures design and the tools to ignite curiosity, create a framework for futures exploration, and shift their mindset from what is to WHAT IF…

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