Made Blue news articles

Media attention for Made Blue’s birthday

February 12th, 2014 is our birthday. So this year, we are celebrating! We don’t do that alone. Several platforms interviewed us for the occasion and wrote great stories about our achievements and dreams for the future. Here is an overview.

Change Inc

Change Inc is thé platform for professionals who want to be at the forefront of sustainable transition. They interviewed us about the business case that we have firmly established over the past 10 years, and our ambitions to make an even greater impact.

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Save water as a company, so you save money. Donate a small part, and make as much clean drinking water possible in Africa and Asia as you save here. This is the smart business case with which the Made Blue Foundation is attracting hotels, cleaning companies, restaurants, makers of coffee machines and other companies that use a lot of water.

André Oerlemans, journalist Change Inc.


WaterForum is an independent platform for news from the heart of the water industry. A team of experienced water journalists closely monitors current developments in the sector. Of course, a story about Made Blue couldn’t be missed. We talked to them about the role of local drinking water in our projects, but also about the solutions we offer our ambassadors in the Netherlands and Europe.

Duurzaam Ondernemen

The platform Duurzaam Ondernemen (Sustainable Entrepreneurship) wrote a beautiful article about Made Blue to celebrate our 10-year anniversary. In it, we discuss our achievements and plans for the future.

“Our dream is to conquer the world, and with our new proposition for the hotel business, we think we can! In five years we would like to have donated 700 billion litres to our cause. That amounts to access to clean drinking water for one million people, 75% of which are children”, says Machiel in the interview.

Machiel and Frank

Hooray! An idealistic adventure of three entrepreneurs, Frank van der Tang, Machiel van Dooren and Robin Pot, has grown into a fully-fledged and enterprising Foundation that operates internationally and is achieving success. Great impactful initiatives like these deserve all the support.

Folkert van der Molen, owner Duurzaam Ondernemen

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