Since 2004, the P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program and the P&G Purifier of Water technology have received international recognition for the effort to bring clean drinking water to children and families around the world.

Awards for Technological Innovation

American Chemical Society - Howard Fawcett Award:

For its outstanding contributions to the science, technology, education, and communication of chemical health and safety

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Patents for Humanity Award:

For providing 5 billion liters of clean water with the innovative P&G water purification packets strategy and partnerships

Economist Social Innovation Awards:

For an innovation “beyond inspiration” – the P&G packet technology and the CSDW Program distribution

The World Technology Awards:


Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Innovator Award:

Celebrating Innovation in Science and Technology

Laureate of the 2007 Tech Museum Awards – The Tech Museum of Innovation:

For applying technology to benefit humanity and spark global change in the field of clean drinking water

Grainger Challenge Bronze Award - National Academy of Engineering and The Grainger Foundation:

For the humanitarian efforts that led to the design and development of the P&G water purification packet

National Inventor of the Year - Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation:

For the humanitarian efforts that led to the design and development of the P&G water purification packet

Global Program Awards

Stockholm Industry Water Award - Stockholm International Water Institute:

For the development of the P&G water purification packet

GBC Health - Business Action on Health Awards:

For one of the world’s best corporate social investment programs to address diarrheal illness

Action Against Hunger Humanitarian Award:

In recognition of its extraordinary efforts on behalf of distressed communities around the world

Ron Brown Award for Corporate Leadership (co-recipient):

For providing clean drinking water in developing countries, with emphasis on employee and community relations

Global Leadership Award - United Nations Association of the USA:

For providing clean water for millions around the world (and for Protecting Futures, a program by Tampax & Always)

American Express Members Project:

For being voted the most actionable and impactful project idea by American Express card members

International Health Communication Gold Medallion Award (co-recipient) - Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health:

For building market-based relationships that sustain and deliver clean drinking water

Strategic Vision Award - Center for Strategic and International Studies, Global Strategy Institute:

For formulating creative and innovative approaches to one of the most strategically important issues of our time — clean drinking water

World Business Award - International Chamber of Commerce, United Nations Development Program and the Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum:

For support of the UN Millennium Development Goals, and, in particular, work toward the target of reducing by half the proportion of people without sustainable access to clean drinking water by 2015

Global CSR Summit 2015 - Silver award:

For Product Excellence Category

Wind Enterprises Making a Difference Award:

For commitment to global health initiatives in developing countries, to diversity, and to making a unique and significant difference in the lives of women worldwide

Internationalist of the year - Internationalist Magazine:

For helping avert diarrheal illness and save lives

Regional Program Awards

US Doctors for Africa Global Citizen Award:

For corporate philanthropy

Award for Corporate Excellence - U.S. Department of State:

For efforts to improve lives in Nigeria and Pakistan

Children's Environmental Health Excellence Award - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency:

For outstanding leadership in protecting children from environmental health risk

2016 by Mix Marcomm Magazine – Indonesia:

For Best Philanthropic Program 2016

APAC Excellence Award 2016:

For Top 3 Best Corporate Responsibility Programs in APAC

Conciencia Award 2016 – Honorable Mention:

For CSDW community impact programs in Argentina