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Leading School Districts Collaborate on Sustainability

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – School systems are an important part of the larger global effort to improve the environment and mitigate the threat of climate change. It requires commitment, collaboration, culture change and systematic planning for major school systems to turn a deeper shade of green.

Sustainalytics Identifies 10 Companies Getting Ahead of the Climate Change Curve

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The COP21 Paris Agreement on climate change is a historic milestone that signals new global momentum to address the risks of climate change. However, to meet its environmental targets, it will be necessary to achieve net zero emissions globally between 2050 and 2100, which means a complete phase-out of fossil fuels.

New Mobile App Connects Consumers with Sustainable Local Businesses

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Mobile apps are transforming the way a company can connect with consumers and influence their purchase habits and choices. An Iowa State University study showed that there is a direct link between app use and purchase activity. Google calls app users and other connected consumers “Generation C,” a powerful new force in consumer culture.

Novartis Foundation Fights To Eliminate Leprosy

Novartis Foundation commemorates World Leprosy Day with its continued efforts to go the last mile toward elimination(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Leprosy is a disease that many of us associate with Biblical times, a disease that surely must be extinct by now. Sadly that’s not the case. 31 January was World Leprosy Day, a yearly date to raise awareness of the disease and its impact on impoverished communities.

$12.1 Trillion of Investment In Renewable Power Generation Needed To Avert Climate Change

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Delivering on the promises of the historic Paris climate change agreement to avert the dangers of climate change will happen only if there’s more investment in new renewable power generation - that’s $12.1 trillion of investment! – over the next 25 years.

Landmark Study by Cancer Research U.K. Shows Death Rates Down By 10 Percent

Ant and Dec and Nicole Sherzinger for World Cancer Day 2016(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In recent weeks, the world has lost many musical, film and television legends—from Bowie to Lemmy to Natalie Cole to Terry Wogan, Alan Rickman and others– to cancer. The global statistics are also devastating. More than 14 million people worldwide are told they have cancer each year.

Global 100 Most Sustainable Companies in 2016

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – A growing number of companies around the world are aiming to get the most out of their capital, maximize employee performance, and make a judicious use of resources to make the world a better place.

Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration Needed for Scaling Up Sustainability

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Following the COP21 in Paris and the establishment of SDGs, cross-sector collaboration to drive progress on sustainability has become more important than ever. However, questions remain on how companies should make the most strategic choices on where and how to collaborate, and how to ensure that collaborations undertaken have the highest potential to deliver on scale.

DuPont Prepares for the Fourth Industrial Revolution to Transform Global Food Systems

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The recent World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland focused on the emergence of the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” that will be marked by a fusion of technologies that blur the lines between the physical, digital, and biological spheres. Change will occur at a breakneck speed in this revolution, while it unleashes immense new opportunities to transform the efficiency and sustainability of global production systems.

SEPHORA Helps Women Entrepreneurs Face Business and Gender Challenges

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Starting a business has enough challenges in itself, but being female and starting a business in the U.S. has its own set of challenges. Female entrepreneurs do not have the same access to funding, connections, or business instruction as do male entrepreneurs. Eighty-five percent of venture capital funded start-ups are led exclusively by men.

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