Join us on Monday November 11th @ 7pm for a discussion about water as a human right and public trust. Hear community organizers from Brazil and France discuss their actions to protect drinking water from extraction plans by Nestlé. Learn more about how to take action to protect water and Say No To Nestlé water bottling in Ontario.
The Atrium, Renison University College
240 Westmount Road North, Waterloo
Seating is limited – please RSVP to help us ensure that you have a space (visit
Divest Waterloo is partnering with Wellington Water Watchers, Grand River Environmental Network and Renison University College to bring you this free event.
About the Speakers
Franklin Frederick – Brazilian writer and political/ environmental activist now living in Switzerland. Franklin was part of the campaign to stop Nestlé watertaking in São Lourenço, Brazil.
Bernhard and Renée-Lise Schmitt – Founders of Collectif Eau 88 formed in 2016 to protect drinking water in Vittel, France from Nestlé water extraction.
Save the Date! Saturday November 30th.
Divest Waterloo is also partnering with the All Nations Grand River Water Walk to host a community dinner and raise funds to support the Indigenous core walkers for the 2020 walk from Lake Erie to the source of the Grand River. More details to follow closer to the date.
Thank you for your ongoing support for Divest Waterloo and for your part in our collective action to raise awareness and engage our community on issues related to climate change, our pursuit of a low carbon economy, and our movement towards a just and sustainable future.