Social Entrepreneurship

Del Monte, US Foods, Dollar General, Biomet, Accellent, Others Cut 2.3M Tons of GHGs

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from fossil fuels have increased by about 1.5 times between 1990 and 2008, as per the EPA data. These gases trap heat in the atmosphere and contribute to climate change. Leading global investment firm KKR has a Green Portfolio Program involving 25 companies from around the world with a focus on reducing GHG emissions through various sustainability action plans.

Greenbuild 2014 Showcases Efforts of Google and Brad Pitt’s Make It Right

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Green building is more than just a development trend. It involves a range of environmental aspects such as emissions reduction, water conservation, storm water management, temperature moderation, and waste reduction. Greenbuild 2014, the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building, which began in New Orleans, highlights these aspects and showcases the latest technologies and innovations in sustainable building.

HSBC Water Program to Engage 9,000 Students in 11 Countries

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – According to the World Water Development Report 2014, an estimated 768 million people worldwide remain without access to an improved source of water. The number of people whose right to water is not satisfied is as high as 3.5 billion. In the wake of depleting drinking water resources globally, it has become critically important to raise awareness and implement efficient water resource management projects to serve a growing world population.

Heading Into ‘Movember’ With Positive Medical Research About Prostate Cancer

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - A high percentage of men around the world are growing their moustaches for November, a month now known as ‘Movember’, which is officially a health month for men.

CommonCause.org is All About Crowdsourcing the Positive

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Common Cause, a U.K. based charity, is a brilliant and simple idea: is the first crowdfunding site that allows people to work directly with individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, helping them build micro-enterprises, and financial independence. The organisation simply cuts out the middleman so people can work directly with entrepreneurs and see the difference they are making to their lives.

Human Resource Tech Market Is Exploding With Growth And Innovation: Deloitte

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - In the current economic climate, employees are being asked to do more with less, working long hours with increasingly heavy workloads. We can spend so much time rushing from one task to another and may think we're working efficiently, but as far as the brain is concerned, we are working against the grain.

Fair Trade USA Announces New Certified Products to Mark Fair Trade Month

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Buying Fair Trade certified products is one of the most ethical and effective ways for consumers to contribute to a sustainable global economy. It not only ensures that the consumers receive products of quality, but also ensures that the people at the grassroots level, whose hard work is involved in producing those products, receive a fair deal in return. That is a real win-win situation.

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