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Top Companies Join RE100 with a Pledge to Source 100% Renewable Electricity

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – America’s business drive to a low-carbon economy has been picking up momentum over the last few years. The recently concluded Climate Week NYC 2015 presented an excellent opportunity for companies to showcase their corporate sustainability leadership before global business and governmental heads.

The UN’s New Goals to Spur Sustainable Innovation in Private Sector

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Leaders from 193 nations recently converged at the United Nations in New York to adopt 17 new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will guide global policy and funding for the next 15 years. These Global Goals, which replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), will require everyone to do their part: governments, civil society, and the private sector.

Hershey Announces Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Support Child Nutrition in Ghana

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Malnutrition is the single largest cause of child death in the world today. This critical, global problem impacts millions of vulnerable children each year, and kills more than twice as many children as HIV/AIDS and malaria combined. Yet, it may be possible to eradicate severe malnutrition among children with a cost effective solution of using peanut butter as a therapeutic nutritional supplement.

The North Face Launches First Global Campaign to Celebrate the Spirit of Exploration

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Mankind is incredibly varied and diverse across geographies and cultures, but all human beings share the same human spirit. The human ability to persevere, seek and explore is the force that has transformed the civilization. History has repeatedly shown that there are no boundaries to human creativity and endeavor.

Running Out Of Time: Saving Ocean Wildlife

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Earlier this month, the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature and the Zoological Society of London released their most comprehensive look at the state of life in the sea, which found that the amount of wildlife in our oceans has fallen by half in 45 years.

Apple And JPMorgan Respond To Europe’s Refugee Crisis

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – An emergency meeting took place in Brussels with leaders from the European Union (EU) on 23 September to tackle the relocation of 120,000 refugees.

Japanese Companies and ADB Plan $750M Green Energy Fund in Asia

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The rapid economic growth enjoyed by many of the Asian countries has brought with it acute power shortages and given rise to serious environmental issues. Large amounts of capital investments in alternative energy projects are required to address these challenges. The best way forward is to promote public-private partnerships for large-scale investments in sustainable energy projects.

Smart Planet Technologies Creates Recyclable Paper Cup

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Each year more than 50 billion paper cups end up in the U.S. landfills. It can take decades for these cups to decompose in a sealed landfill. The challenge is that these paper cups are traditionally manufactured with a 100 percent plastic coating to provide stability. However, this plastic coating interferes with the ability to recycle the cup, resulting in most of them finding their way to the landfill. 

Businesses Use Sustainable Patent Strategies to Foster Innovation

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Incentivizing businesses for their sustainable innovations begins with their intellectual property. The intangible nature of intellectual property makes it well-suited for sharing. By adopting sustainable patent strategies, companies can not only better address their own needs, but also address some of the most pressing needs of the planet. This is a new way businesses can lead by example.

H&M To Improve The Welfare of Animals in Its Supply Chain

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Humane Society International (HSI) is one of the few international animal protection organisations in the world working to protect all animals—including animals in laboratories, farm animals, companion animals, and wildlife.


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