Water

ouR most precious
resource

Water is the fountain of life.  Yet for the 1 in 3 people on Earth who lack access to clean water, it can be a source of sickness and death.  The Pure Silver Initiative brings together the silver mining industry, communities, and international and local development partners to tackle the global water crisis.
The catalyzing
Power of Silver
Water is an astonishingly complex and subtle force in an economy.  It is...the only natural limit to economic growth
– Vice-Chair, World Economic Forum

Water challenges...

Every
90
Seconds
a child dies from a water-borne disease
Each Day
200
Million
 hours are spent by women and children collecting
water
By
2025
50% of the world’s population will live in water-stressed areas
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UN SDG #6
"Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all"
A Noble Metal
From ancient times to the present day, silver has been used as a disinfectant
Clear Impact
The Pure Silver Initiative brings silver to bear on the global water crisis
Created by Metals 4 Humanity and Fresnillo plc, the Pure Silver Initiative is increasing access to clean water through the disinfecting power of silver.