Best Practices

Companies Awarded for Positive Community Impact Worldwide

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Recognizing a company for its efforts and achievements in corporate citizenship helps to establish how it is being perceived relative to other companies. Awards and recognition programs are a way to put the spotlight on corporate best practices and inspire others to compete. Recognition also raises awareness about pressing global issues that need attention from the business community.

LBG Companies Contribute $3.3B to Community and Philanthropic Investments

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Companies around the world contribute billions of dollars to community projects but, in many cases, do little to assess how this affects the communities supported or benefits the business. Research published by Corporate Citizenship revealed that many companies invest in communities without setting out what they want to achieve, and without measuring the difference their contributions make.

Surge in Sustainable Investing Revealed in Morgan Stanley and Bloomberg Survey

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The best approach in the sustainable investing market is to leverage an investment firm’s strengths and focus on its unique value proposition in designing the products they bring to market. To maximize opportunities and develop credible investment products, firms may also need to invest more resources in growing their sustainable investing business. 

Canadian App to Help Refugees Find Essential Supplies

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Hundreds of thousands of refugees currently face the challenge of finding basic necessities such as food, shelter and medical care. Humanitarian organizations struggle to deliver up-to-date information to refugees and local aid groups because of the lack of an efficient information system and an updatable database.

Millennials Contribute to CSR Commitments at the Workplace

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – By 2020, half of the employees in the US will be from among the Millennials. But it is not going to be business as usual because Millennials are ready to change the face of employee engagement. They are seeking greater purpose and involvement in the company’s CSR commitments and are determined to make an impact.

More Companies Align Business Strategy with UN SDGs

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The last goal in the list of 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030 refers to creating "Partnerships for Sustainable Development." This 17th goal is meant to help in the achievement of the other 16 goals. Therefore, a company committed to aligning its business strategy with the SDGs must recognize the value of this critical 17th goal. 

Companies Help Haiti Turn Trash into Profitable Business

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – With the decline in global oil prices, the demand for recycled plastic has also come down. Local trash pickers in many parts of the world now find it less lucrative to collect empty bottles. In the absence of a municipal recycling system, Haiti is experiencing this challenge with plastic bottles, bags and other litter, which slowly float toward the ocean.

Food Companies Take Steps to Reduce Waste

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Food waste carries an environmental cost, with a large amount of water, energy, fertilizer and other resources used to grow crops. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council and ReFED, 40 percent of food in the US, $162 billion worth every year, is never eaten. Producing, processing and transporting uneaten food accounts for 25 percent of America’s water use and four percent of its oil consumption.


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