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Coca-Cola Creates Special Shipping Containers That Bring Drinkable Water To Poor

Andrea Margutti

The Coca-Cola Company has partnered up with UPS, IBM, McCann Health, TechnoServe, DEKA, NRG, IDB and Qualcomm, to bring free purified drinking water and basic necessities to poor communities.

The ‘Ekocenter’ is a 20-foot-long shipping container that has a water purification system, electricity-generating solar panels and biomass units, batteries to store electricity, and a refrigerated storage unit.

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