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VC Funding for Green Businesses Up by 41 Percent

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Venture Capital has a vital role to play in the promotion of innovative green companies. Traditionally, venture capitalists have been willing to put money behind cutting edge technologies emerging in fields such as renewables, biofuels, batteries, sustainable foods, and clean water. To speed the growth of promising sustainable companies, funding is the most critical requirement.

VC Funding for Green Businesses Up by 41 Percent

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Venture Capital has a vital role to play in the promotion of innovative green companies. Traditionally, venture capitalists have been willing to put money behind cutting edge technologies emerging in fields such as renewables, biofuels, batteries, sustainable foods, and clean water. To speed the growth of promising sustainable companies, funding is the most critical requirement.

CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery Shows Exemplary Community Engagement

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Companies that get involved with the community stand apart from their competitors, and reap dividends over time in terms of loyal customers and happier employees. A business does not operate in a vacuum. The citizens and groups that live within a company’s local operating regions are vital to its existence. The workers too are a part of the community and in many cases grew up there.

MIT Researchers Create Solar-Based Solution to Help Solve Global Water Crisis

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – By 2025, nearly two billion people will experience absolute water scarcity, and two-thirds of the world will survive in water-stressed conditions. More than 1.4 billion people currently live in river basins where water use is more than the minimum recharge levels, according to the UN Development Programme. In 60 percent of European cities with a population of 100,000 or more, groundwater is being used at a faster rate than it can be replenished.

ArcelorMittal Forges Steel with Sustainability

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The global steel and mining industry carries the burden of a non-sustainable history which it is now trying to reverse—fast. Steel manufacturers around the world increasingly offer intelligent steel construction solutions that support energy-efficient and low-carbon buildings. At the same time, responsible steel companies are focusing on the use of by-products, recycling, and energy and water management in their production processes.

Business in the Community’s 2015 CR Index Reveals Strong Progress in Corporate Responsibility

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Responsible business is not just about how a business spends its money, but also about how it makes its money. It is about managing corporate growth responsibly while reducing its environmental footprint. It is also about social responsibility, which is how a business operates as an employer, manufacturer, supplier and customer, and how it can help to build vibrant local communities as a neighbor.

Green Data App Compels Pollution Control in Chinese Industries

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Public awareness about the pollution caused by businesses is proving to be a powerful tool for change in China. In a scenario where environmental activists find it difficult to force industrial polluters to change, court processes are long-drawn and complex, and incentives to cut environmental corners are high, public accountability can achieve quicker and more effective results.

MasterCard Inspires Indian Girls to STEM Studies

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – While the literacy rate among girls is getting better gradually in India, the gender gap still continues. When it comes to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields, girls are significantly underrepresented in most parts of the country.

Coca-Cola International Water Initiatives to Benefit Four Million In Africa By 2020

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Currently, in all corners of the world, shortages of water and sanitation persist. As a result, countries have started to secure clean and safe water resources to protect their citizens against water-related disasters.

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