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Manchester City Announces New Global Partnership with Xylem

  • Xylem to become the Club's Official Water Technology Partner – the
    first deal of its kind in the Premier League
  • Through the partnership, Xylem aims to drive awareness about global
    water challenges and solutions and work with the Club on Xylem
    Watermark projects to improve access to clean water in global
  • Xylem will also partner with New York City FC and the Manchester
    City women's team

Premier League Champions, Manchester City today announced a global
multi-year partnership with Xylem to become the Club's Official Water
Technology Partner. The partnership was announced today at an event in
Singapore, which was attended by Club legend, Joleon Lescott, during the
Singapore International Water Week – the world's premier global platform
for co-creating innovative water solutions.

Xylem will also partner with City's sister club New York City FC and the
Manchester City women's team.

Through the partnership, Xylem aims to raise awareness about pressing
global water challenges and solutions. Xylem will also work with
Manchester City on Xylem Watermark projects, such as building water
towers in communities around the world without access to clean water.
Xylem Watermark is the company's social investment platform. Across the
globe, 2.1 billion people lack clean drinking water at home which has
serious consequences for community development. Every year, 443 million
school days are lost worldwide due to water-related illnesses, and women
and children spend more than 200 million hours collecting water daily,
drastically limiting time for more productive endeavours.

Xylem branding will feature at the Club's Etihad Stadium on matchdays
and also at the City Football Academy.

Damian Willoughby, Senior Vice President of Partnership at City Football
Group, said: "We are delighted to announce this new partnership with
Xylem. Manchester City and Xylem share a common commitment to operating
in a sustainable and innovative way, whilst enhancing the lives of
people in our communities around the world. We are excited to harness
the global appeal of football to raise awareness of water challenges and
support Xylem's efforts to tackle these issues."

Patrick Decker, President and CEO of Xylem, said: "We are thrilled to be
partnering with Manchester City and excited to engage with their amazing
fans around the world. From our first meeting, it was clear that City's
value system was aligned with Xylem's. Our purpose as a company is to
create both economic and social value. We do that every day by bringing
solutions to market that solve water needs and challenges, and through
our Xylem Watermark program. To partner with a Club that is committed to
bringing about positive social change through football is a natural fit.
Working with Manchester City, we will extend our reach to their massive
fan base and, in doing so, increase our ability to create social value."


To view the launch video, visit: ManCity_Xylem

About Manchester City Football Club

Manchester City FC is an English Premier League club initially founded
in 1880 as St Mark's West Gorton. It officially became Manchester City
FC in 1894 and has since then gone onto win the European Cup Winners'
Cup, four League Championship titles, including three Premier League
titles (2012, 2014, 2018), and five FA Cups. Manchester City is one of
eight teams comprising the City Football Group which includes New York
City FC, Melbourne City FC, Yokohama F. Marinos, Club Atlético Torque
and FC Girona.

Under manager Pep Guardiola, one of the most highly decorated managers
in world football, the Club plays its domestic and UEFA Champions League
home fixtures at the Etihad Stadium, a spectacular 55,000 seat arena
that City have called home since 2003. Today, the Stadium sits on the
wider Etihad Campus, which also encompasses the City Football Academy, a
state-of-the-art performance training and youth development facility
located in the heart of East Manchester. Featuring a 7,000 capacity
Academy Stadium, the City Football Academy is also where Manchester City
Women's Football Club and the Elite Development Squad train on a daily
basis and play their competitive home games.

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About Xylem

(NYSE:XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to
developing innovative technology solutions to the world's water
challenges. The Company's products and services move, treat, analyze,
monitor and return water to the environment in public utility,
industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem
also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network
technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water,
electric and gas utilities. Through its social investment program, Xylem
Watermark, the Company partners with global non-profit organizations to
provide and protect safe water resources for communities in need around
the world and educate people about water issues.

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