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The Business World Pledges Help to Areas Affected by Recent Hurricanes

(3BL Media/Justmeans) This hurricane season has proven to be an extremely active—and destructive—one. Hurricane Harvey devastated the Houston area, causing an estimated $180 billion in damages. Then Hurricane Irma hit the Caribbean and Florida, wreaking havoc in those areas. And Hurricane Maria has caused tremendous devastation in Puerto Rico, knocking out power across the entire island.

Zendesk Supports Innovative Social Initiatives Over 10 Years

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In 2016, 64 percent of CEOs said they were increasing their investment in CSR. A more recent study from Babson points to a demonstrable positive effect of CSR on businesses. CSR today goes way beyond dollar signs. Companies are increasingly willing to invest man hours from their entry-level and executives alike to better communities.

DSM Embraces Sustainability to Achieve Rapid Growth

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Companies with foresight increasingly recognize the need to adapt to a changing world where purpose draws and motivates customers, employees and investors. Such companies are transforming their strategy and operations to replace unsustainable businesses with more sustainable ones.

Aquafil Initiates Carpet Recycling in the US

(3BL Media) — The carpet industry has traditionally been a large source of emissions. First, most of the fibers used, such as nylon are derived from fossil fuels.

Don’t Confuse Your Brand Purpose With Your CSR Initiatives

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Marketing has gone through some major changes in recent years, driven by consumer expectations about how businesses should behave. It’s no longer about getting people to like your products, it’s about getting them to love your entire company. The days of brand image where you could say one thing and do another are over. The job for companies now is to build brands that people can really believe in and want.

Food Industry Should Become ​More ​Water-Efficient: New Report

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - One of the most vulnerable industries when it comes to the issue of water scarcity is the food industry.

Legitifi’s Corporate Giving Is A Powerful Tool For Driving Sustainability

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Indo Jax Surf Charities empowers disadvantaged, medically fragile and special needs children by exposing them to the profound healing properties of the ocean and surfing. While Thirst Project, the world's largest youth water activism organisation, builds freshwater wells in developing communities to give people access to fresh water. More than 663 million people globally do not have safe, clean water available to them.

Las Vegas Sands Practices Sustainability as a Global Resort Chain

(3BL/JustMeans) - Can a global resort chain practice sustainability? Las Vegas Sands' (LVS) ECO360 sustainability strategy proves that the answer can be a resounding, “yes.”

Carnival Corporation Proves a Cruise Ship Can Be More Environmentally Sustainable

(3BL/JustMeans) Carnival Corporation is a cruise company that bills itself as the world’s largest leisure travel company. It is also a company that puts a premium on sustainability, as shown by the progress it has made towards sustainability performance goals it set in 2015. The 10 goals are all specifically designed to reduce the company’s environmental footprint.

‘Change the World’ Companies Integrate Social Impact with Business Strategy

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Fortune magazine has brought out its 2017 ‘Change the World’ list to recognize large companies that are making a positive social impact through activities that are part of their core business strategy. The list identifies companies based on three factors: measurable social impact, business results, and degree of innovation.

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