Every Drop Matters (EDM)

A multi-regional partnership with UNDP and Coca-Cola Company to improve water supplies and sanitation, and to promote responsible water resource management.

Every Drop Matters (EDM)

The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are committed to identifying and supporting solutions to these water-related challenges. This mutual commitment provides the basis for the Every Drop Matters (EDM) partnership, and for joint projects between UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS (RBEC) and Eurasia and Middle East Division of TCCC (Coca-Cola EMED).

EDM is a multi-regional partnership initiative including countries in Europe, CIS, Middle East and Asia-Pacific. It aims to increase access to safe drinking water and proper sanitation and to promote responsible water resource management through outreach and awareness-raising activities.

The partnership is focusing on Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, (FYR of) Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, as well as parts of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus that fall under the coverage area of UNDP-RBEC and Coca-Cola EMED.

The partnership aims

  • Restore and protect natural water springs.
  • Encourage self-mobilization of communities through active engagement of local authorities and community organizations in addressing issues related to water resources.
  • Raise awareness about and promote rational water resources usage among school children and youth.


  • Coca-Cola Foundation

    United States | Staff size: Unknown

    The Coca-Cola Company is a local business on a global scale. As our business has expanded over the years, so has our community support grown to create and support projects most...

  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

    Funding Agencies
    United States | Staff size: 5001-10,000

    UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on...

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Key Information

  • Start Date 2006