Seeking solutions to a global crisis
The most under-recognized environmental threat in America is water pollution caused by algal blooms. Our company has taken several steps to ensure that our products are not contributing to this problem. Yet we can't ignore that this crisis exists in every state, impacting millions of people and causing billions of dollars in economic damage. We partnered with environmental photographer Andy Mann, one of the few people in the world are capable of capturing both the beauty and the distress of America’s most important water bodies.
The race to save Lake Erie
Our Water Positive™ Docuseries tells a story of this critical water body.
Helping Restore our Local Heritage
Our Water Positive™ Docuseries tells a story Long Islanders rally for clean water.
A unique lens on water quality
World-renowned environmental photographer Andy Mann describes the creation of our Water Positive™ Docuseries.
The George Barley Water Prize
A Global Phosphorus Challenge. Four stages. $10 million. One big opportunity for impact. Across the globe, water bodies are often crippled by phosphorus fueled algae blooms. Nearly a decade ago, ScottsMiracle-Gro began removing phosphorus from its lawn fertilizer products, leading an effort focused on water quality. It was a small but important step. And we know more needs to be done to solve this global crisis.That's why The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation is proud to present The Everglades Foundation’s George Barley Water Prize.
The George Barley Water Prize is the largest water prize of its kind.
It will spur innovation and uncover new technologies, solving the issue of phosphorus pollution.
The George Barley Water Prize Stage 1 Update
The prize is a call for scientists around the world to help solve this problem once and for all to assure that clean water is abundant.
The George Barley Water Prize Stage 2 Update
From 77 teams, the Top 10 contestant teams are announced.
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and GreenBiz teamed up to demonstrate power of transparency and the critical importance that living your values, demonstrating your purpose and making it part of your organization’s DNA plays in connecting with the people and the communities you serve.
How ScottsMiracle-Gro found value in vulnerability
“And now, they are a part of the force to eradicate industry-driven algae pollution for good.”
How Storytelling and Partnerships Can Bridge the Gap between Stakeholders and Science
Private sector must step up and create new solutions to our biggest environmental and business challenges.
When it comes to water quality, we all play a part. Learn more about how you can be Water Positive.