Social Entrepreneurship

P&G, Macy’s, Hyatt, NHL Step up Commitment to Sustainability

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Global brands are increasingly willing to include sustainability as one of the key factors in their decision-making process. Caring for the society and the world is a human emotion that motivates an average consumer, and companies are keen to feed this natural human drive in addition to feeding the consumers’ individual aspirations through their brand.

White House Plans $10 Billion Fund to Boost Investments in Agriculture

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The demand for capital investments in rural American communities to build modern infrastructure has risen sharply in recent years. The exceptional demand for farmland and agricultural investments has created a lucrative business opportunity for the Wall Street and large institutional investors.

Wal-Mart and General Mills Join to Optimize Sustainable Agriculture

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The global population is expected to grow up to 7.5 billion people over the next six years. Food security is likely to be one of the most important issues that the world will face in the next few decades. Sustainable agricultural techniques are the way forward that can improve productivity of the farms, while conserving natural resources and reducing the environmental impact.

Project Vidya Empowers Orphaned Children In India

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - India has the largest child population in the world, with more than a third of its population below the age of 18. Sadly, it also has some shocking statistics to deal with: India has the world’s largest number of sexually abused children, with a child below 16 raped every 155th minute, a child below 10 every 13th hour, and at least one in every 10 children having been sexually abused at any point in time.

Space Travel With Boeing In Its Space Cab ‘CST-100’

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Boeing is revolutionising space travel. The company is one step closer to making it possible for us to experience previously what only astronauts could do: travel to outer space.

BRICS Nations Launch $100 Billion Sustainable Development Bank

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – BRICS countries, which include Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, comprise over one-fifth of the global economy. The growing economic power of BRICS nations has surpassed the level of negotiating power they command at the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Boeing Sets Out To Protect The Natural World of South Carolina

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Many of the first naturalists to encounter the New World disembarked in the colony of South Carolina in the late 1600s, where they encountered the beaches, salt marshes and productive estuaries of coastal Carolina, marshes, meadows and forests, and the mysterious Carolina Bays, a series of oval northwest-southeast oriented depressions that extend through North and South Carolina.

The International Barcode of Life Project

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Have you heard of a bio-literate world? A world where you could know in minutes the name of any animal or plant – at any-time or place, including everything about that life-form, from what are its habits to is it endangered or dangerous?  Should it even be there, or is it an invader from somewhere else? Imagine how science could use this knowledge to protect the planet's biodiversity and promote human health and well being?

Sindyanna of Galilee: Positive Action for Women And Communities

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Tensions between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas are running high after days of fighting. The peace process has faltered and the shadow of terrorism remains as property is vandalised, farmers' olive trees destroyed, and homes and businesses destroyed.

Home Depot, BJ's Wholesale, Other Retailers Join Hands to Help Honeybee Population

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Aggressive use of pesticides to push agricultural output has had an undesirable impact on the ecological balance in several ways. Environmentalists have continued to warn against the rampant use of pesticides and their ill effects. One of the classes of pesticides called neonic is known to boost crop yield, and is also extensively used on plants grown in lawns and gardens.

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