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MEASURE

We calculate the water footprint of your organisation, product or service and mirror those litres (or the litres saved) with clean water in developing countries.

DONATE

We calculate the donation that is needed to convert your water footprint (or savings) into the same amount of litres of clean drinking water in countries with permanent water shortage.

MIRROR

We invest your donation in the water projects of our partners and make sure that the litres as we agreed upon are actually being provided.

 

We thank our partners for the execution of the water projects: Amref Flying Doctors, Rode KruisSimavi en World Vision.

CERTIFY

You will receive a certificate as a tangible evidence of your donation. Of course we are always willing to help you to communicate about your contribution. For example we made this video for HMSHost Schiphol Airport.

 

Do you want to learn more? Contact us!

Why join?

YOUR CHOICE

You choose which litres of your business you would like to mirror. You could also tell us which water project you prefer to invest in. Of course we are always willing to help you find the best solution.

IMPACT

For every 30 cents you donate, we guarantee 1,000 litres of clean drinken water in countries where it is needed!

 

STORYTELLING

Because you make an quantified impact, you are able to tell a impressive fair story to your clients!

CONNECT PEOPLE

Everyone who is involved in your business, or uses your products or services, also  contributes indirectly to a better world.

 

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The use of the Quooker COMBI boiling water tap saves a lot of water. Made Blue ensures that all the water that is saved by using the taps in households in the Netherlands in the first year is made available in developing countries as clean drinking water. On behalf of Quooker Made Blue will make available 4200 liters of water for each sold COMBI reservoir. In total this will create 100 miljoen litres of clean drinking water in 2016 in Ethiopia.

At Initial, an international recognized leader in innovative & digital rental solutions for all customers in hygiene and workwear markets, we strive to create safe and hygienic working environments. Water constitutes a central element in our service activities and we are committed to making it our priority that it’s used with utmost care. By reflecting the 22,900,000 litres of water saved with the same volume of clean drinking water, we provide more than 3,000 people elsewhere on our planet for an entire year with the ideal basis for good health and hygiene.

Blycolin. The international partner in linen services for (medical) hotels, restaurants, holiday parks and wellness centers. Forty years of experience and knowledge. In the Netherlands and abroad. Renting and/or purchasing. Personal and advising. Your linen partner in hospitality that contributes to the quality you want to give your customers. Nice to meet you!

Textile production is accompanied by enormous water consumption. For example, cotton production alone accounts for 2.6% of total water consumption in the world. I-did want to reduce this ecological footprint by not throwing out unsold or worn textiles but using it in design products. By using recycled material i-did saves up to 414 litres of water for every square meter felt that is produced. To make their business even more sustainable, i-did makes sure that this saving of 414 litres water is made available elsewhere in the world.

The Mövenpick Hotel in Amsterdam, The Hague and Den Bosch together save nearly 20 million litres of water every year through water-saving techniques, both in the room and in the restaurants. The guest will enjoy the accommodation while knowing that there is a whole family in a developing country getting access to clean drinking water at the same time.

Energy Boost delivers the first responsible and easy-to-use caffeine tablet (100%). Energy Boost does not have unhealthy additions and is ideal for anyone who can use some extra energy.

Coffee supplier SI Coffee Solutions is committed to creating clean drinking water in Africa. With every bag of coffee beans sold, box coffee cups and water filters, a large number of litres of water are made available for areas where access to clean drinking water is minimal. In addition, the clean drinking water concept is extended in the water line, AQUA VALENTE, which, together with the teaspoon and coffee line, is part of the VALENTE brand.

Every water-saving shower head that Niebla sells, provides 5.000 liter of clean drinking water in a developing country. That is not only 1.000 as much water you save when using a Niebla shower head, but also enough for a child to access clean drinking water at school for 5 years.

KoffiePartners has been a leading supplier in coffee machines for companies for more than 25 years. They provide a wide range of coffee machines of different well known brands. KoffiePartners now has introduced Cento%, their new own brand with prestigious espresso beans, in corporation with Cordaid and Made Blue.  

The Interfood Group is one of the leading global dairy suppliers with a distribution of around 700,000 MT of dairy products per year. For 5 years, Inter Food will invest an amount Made via Blue that makes it possible to make the same amount of clean drinking water available as the water needed to dissolve the product volumes of Interfood in West Africa.

Blankers Clean offers a total package of maintenance cleaning, glass and facade cleaning, specialist cleaning and facility services throughout Southern Netherlands. We stand for “Thankful work”. This means being good to each other for the best results.

Vebego is a family company that operates internationally in the areas of facility services, personnel services, healthcare and sheltered employment. Multiple Vebego companies offer their customers to mirror the water used at the clients site through Made Blue, a litre for a litre. The donated money is invested in water projects in countries that relate to the employees of Vebego.

MAAS joins Made Blue with mirroring consumptions from its vending machines with investing in clean water in developing countries. A liter for a liter: Each and every use of a MAAS vending machine directly contributes to the availability of drinking water elsewhere on the planet. Hereby MAAS realizes an equal amount of clean water made available in developing counties, as served through MAAS vending machines here. Made Blue perfectly fits the MAAS sustainability program by making transparent investments directly at the source!

Tulper is a new Dutch brand of hip, reusable products to prevent plastic. For every bottle or bidon sold Tulper provides 1,000 times as much clean water in developing countries through Made Blue.

Tennant Company is a leading manufacturer of indoor and outdoor environmentally friendly cleaning solutions. Tennant’s industrial and commercial sweepers, scrubbers, detergents, carpet cleaners, vacuum cleaners, single disc, ultra-high-speed machines and more deliver award-winning cleaning solutions. Tennant offers its customers the possibility to mirror the water consumption of the machines entirely through Made Blue.

The Fokker Terminal in The Hague is a multi-functional full-service congres and event venue. All water that is used within the building of the Fokker Terminal for toilets, cleaning, cooking and gardens is mirrored by Made Blue. On top of this every customer is offered to also mirror the water needed in the production chain of the food and drinks consumed, based on an average per customer.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is one of Europe’s major airport gateways, with more than 55 million passengers in 2014. HMSHost operates more than 70 restaurants and catering points at Schiphol, including bread!, East Bar & Bites, Park Café, Dutch Kitchen & Bar and Bubbles Seafood & Wine Bar. All the water needed for the production and consumption of the drinks is served is mirrored in this trade items via Made Blue.

Arion introduces new concepts in healthcare. One of these products is Swash, this concept provides a hygienic, quick and convenient solution for washing dependents. Swash uses cloths and wipes with a special lotion that cleans and protects the skin. The water that was saved by making use of Swash in stead of a wash-tub is made available by Arion in the countries where it is needed the most.

Compass Group is the world leader in food and support services.In the Netherlands more than 5,500 employees of Compass Group provide food and support services to nearly 1,000 companies, hospitals, restaurants, schools and (government) organizations. The activities are conducted under the names and Eurest, Eurest Services. Compass Group has joined Made Blue to be able to make a very transparant donation to water projects in countries where clean drinking water is not obvious. They are balancing all consumptions in almost 1.000 restaurants with twice this amount of consumptions of clean drinking water.

Care has more than 1,100 highly motivated and well trained cleaners throughout Belgium. The cleaners use products that affect the environment as little as possible. They also promote day cleaning so that the customers save on their lighting and heating. There Made Blue fits with: Care reflects all the litres of water that are saved by applying the latest cleaning techniques.

Vreugdenhil Dairy Foods and Made Blue cooperate to make clean drinking water available to those in environments coping with great amounts of water stress. For the time to come, Vreugdenhil and Made Blue jointly finance waterprojects in developing countries: the water extracted from milk in The Netherlands, is mirrored with drinking water made available in markets in which the Vreugdenhil milk powder is sold and that deal with serious water stress.

IBN Facilitair offers all facility services in and around buildings and houses: cleaning, catering, maintenance, gardening, document services and a meeting centre. Working with IBN Facilitair is also a way of  extending your corporate social responsibility. IBN Facilitair mirrors the water usages of all her own offices.

Stoffels Bleijenberg is a cleaning company in Zeeland and Brabant. This family company offers clients the option to mirror the water used for its cleaning services via Made Blue.

From its headquarters in Hilversum Westerveld coordinates daily and periodical cleaning maintenance for 300 clients who are mainly located in the Randstad. Westerveld offers clients the option to mirror all of the liters consumed for this cleaning via Made Blue.

The first of its kind, the i-mop solves the problems of floor cleaning systems by combining the flexibility of a floor mop with the power and speed of industrial scrubber driers. We found out that most areas are still being cleaned by mop and bucket, because other floor machines are just not flexible enough to work in most spaces. The i-mop makes it possible to clean any surface, with freedom of movement and great ease of use. No borders or boundaries. The water that is used by all active i-mop machines is balanced with investments in the water projects of Made Blue.

For decades, DEAC has one simple goal: to make the perfect espresso coffee, so that every entrepreneur can really spoil its customers and employees.

O2Life is a super refreshing drink made of 100% natural mineral water to which extra oxygen is added. Together with Made Blue O2Life makes sure that 5 litres of safe drinking water is provided in developing countries for every bottle of O2Life that is sold. That way you will never drink this refreshing drink alone ever again!

Now you can drink the Walden syrups of Jetdrinks even with a better feeling than you already did! Jetdrinks is a beverage specialist with innovative and responsible concepts. The Walden syrups for example are not only organic, but also does every glass makes sure that 100 liter of clean drinking water is being provided in a developing country. Cheers!

Ambius is the global expert in providing interior landscaping for almost any environment, from boutique hotels to shopping centers and international corporate headquarters, hospitals, schools and even cruise ships. And now more green than ever! In 2018 Ambius mirrors the water that is needed for watering their plants: approximately 75 litres per planter. Herewith Ambius provides clean drinking water to 349 families for one year!

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