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THE BLUE ISSUE – Oceans of Possibility From the Editors of Worth

New York, NY (March 27, 2012) – In its April-May 2012 issue, Worth focuses on solutions to the world’s water challenges. In the Make section, the editors examine companies that are finding ways to solve water problems and make a profit; in Grow, Worth explores how the creation of financial markets for water can help solve shortages while providing investment opportunities; in Live, we look at some of the most progressive thinking from the nonprofit world. Feature stories include:
Water Works. Water shortages, aging infrastructure, pollution—the challenges faced by the world’s water supply are profound. That’s the bad news. Here’s the good news: These seven companies, ranging from tiny start-ups to Fortune 500 giants, are coming up with solutions.

10 Ways to Invest in Water. The market for water is nascent, but analysts who cover this increasingly valuable commodity say interest is growing and expect water to evolve into a widely traded equity over the next decade.

Global Marketplace: The Indian Ocean. Americans focus on the oceans that border our East and West Coasts. We rarely consider the importance of the world’s other great body of water, the Indian Ocean, a key connector for many emerging markets.

Top 10 Private Islands. If you’re in the market for tranquility, privacy and lots and lots of water, here are 10 private islands ready to host you.

Rescuing the Blue. Seven philanthropic organizations that are finding solutions for water crises.

10 Questions for Your Climate Change Consultant. Businesses around the globe are assessing how climate change will affect their futures. Here’s how to hire expert help to prepare your company.

Security: Bloody Waters. Pirates, vandals and thieves roam the oceans. Here’s how to avoid getting into hot water.

10 Questions for your Yacht Builder. A yacht can be one of the most exciting purchases you’ll ever make. Here’s how to make sure it’s also one of the best.

Also in this issue:

Street Smarts. In a feature Q&A, Worth chats with Robert Shiller, the noted Yale economist, about why Wall Street is good.

The Top Power Lunch Restaurants. Where’s the best place to talk business and eat well at the same time? Worth reports on 10 of the finest new business lunch spots in the country.

Q and A: Jason Pang. How much would you pay to watch The Hunger Games on opening night—in the comfort and privacy of your home? Jason Pang, the founder and CEO of a new company called Prima Cinema, is selling a set-top box that will allow users to stream movies the second they open in theaters.

About Worth

The editorial mission of Worth is to enlighten, inspire and serve a select group of high net worth individuals with an avid interest in the intelligent stewardship of their personal wealth. Founded in 1992, the magazine was re-launched by Sandow Media in May 2009 and underwent a complete transformation. Featuring a cutting-edge design and compact format, today’s Worth is a sophisticated, practical and portable resource for C-suite executives, entrepreneurs and high net worth investors. Worth has a guaranteed rate base of 125,000 and is audited by BPA. The magazine is mailed six times a year to individuals with a net worth of $5 million or greater and to 5,000 wealth advisors at firms who manage $100 million or more. Worth is also available at select newsstands at a cover price of $18.95 and at private airports (FBOs) via Sandow Media’s exclusive network of FBO newsstands. The recently launched Worth app, for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, provides the Worth reader with a new way to read the publication, with all the conveniences of a mobile device, including interactive features. For more information, please visit http://www.worth.com.

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About Sandow Media

Founded by Adam I. Sandow in 2002, Sandow (www.sandow.dev) is a leader in building multichannel, vertically integrated brands. The company’s media platform includes NewBeauty, a high-end beauty and wellness brand; Worth, the business and finance magazine for the ultra affluent; Luxe Interiors + Design, the nation’s largest network of luxury design magazines; Interior Design, the iconic publication serving the interior design industry; Surface, a leading voice in the contemporary design world; and the Furniture Today Group, recently included in B2B magazine’s Media Power 50. The company’s experiential and event marketing platform includes Gen Art, which aligns brands with emergingtalent in film, fashion, music and art; and CURATOR, a new event platform with a focus on luxury experiences, goods and services. Sandow’s marketing platform also includes Material ConneXion, a worldwide materials consultancy with libraries in nine global markets, and Culture & Commerce, a strategic design consultancy for global brands and international designers. Sandow has more than 400 employees nationwide, with offices in New York, Florida, Los Angeles and North Carolina. For more information, please visit http://www.sandowmedia.com.