Xylem on Fortune’s 2019 Change the World list

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Xylem Inc has been included on Fortune’s 2019 Change the World list for the second year in a row.

The Change the World list is a ranking of 50 companies that have made a significant social impact through their core business strategy.

Xylem was recognized for its work with customers and communities around the world to bring digital transformation to the water sector and create a more water-secure, sustainable world.

“As water challenges escalate, our 17 000+ Xylem colleagues are working with customers and partners around the world to embrace what we refer to as the ‘Opportunity of a Lifetime’ – the opportunity to solve water by making this critical resource more accessible, affordable and sustainable for all,” said Patrick Decker, president and CEO of Xylem. “We are honoured to be recognized by Fortune as a company that is driving the digital transformation of our industry while aiming to advance water security for all.”

Now in its fifth year, Fortune’s Change the World list ranks companies using factors including measurable social impact, business results, degree of innovation and corporate integration. Companies with annual revenues of US$1 billion or more are prioritized.