Social Entrepreneurship

Companies Focusing on Employee Engagement to Boost Sustainability

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Many companies find it difficult to operationalize sustainability goals, even when they truly care for the environment and the communities, and are committed to making an impact. One of the reasons is that not enough companies have yet figured out how to link their employees’ values and support for sustainability with the employees’ daily work and the company’s operations.

More Companies Leverage Partnerships to Improve Sustainability

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The last goal in the list of 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 refers to creating “Partnerships for Sustainable Development.” This 17th goal is meant to help in the achievement of the other 16 goals. Therefore, for a company committed to aligning its business strategy with the SDGs must recognize the value of this most essential 17th goal.

National Libraries Support Efforts to Adopt the UN 2030 Goals

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Library and information services contribute to sustainable development by helping to ensure free access to information. Library services bridge the digital divide by helping people improve educational and social skills, which are critical for active participation in a democratic society and the preservation of universal civil rights.

How Top Companies are Catalyzing Social Change while Being Profitable

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The traditional notion that profit and social impact do not go hand in hand is now nothing more than a fossilized relic of the past. A growing number of companies are now taking on society’s biggest problems – and making money doing so. Creating social impact is no longer a reputation-building exercise for these companies, but a part of their core business strategy.

Leading Companies Drive Business Value Through Sustainability Reporting

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Effective corporate reporting on sustainability issues can help a company to improve brand loyalty and reputation, motivate employees, enable investors to appreciate the company’s real worth, including both tangible and intangible assets, and demonstrate the company’s commitment to the path of global sustainable development.

Global Real Estate Giant Adopts UN’s Sustainability Agenda

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The building and construction industry has traditionally had a large environmental footprint. From reducing the energy consumed by buildings and minimizing construction waste, to ensuring that timber, cement, steel and glass sourcing does not lead to natural resource depletion, the environmental challenges surrounding the global real estate industry are many.

E-government Key to Implementing Sustainable Development Goals: UN Survey

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – E-government refers to the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to improve effectiveness of the government and public sector organizations. Three primary domains of e-government include e-administration to improve government processes, e-citizens to connect with the people, and e-society to build external interactions.

Sustainable Packaging Regulation for Companies in Singapore

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – As urban populations grow and become more densely packed, major cities around the world struggle to manage packaging waste. Reducing packaging waste is a part of a broader environmental challenge that cities face as they become increasingly crowded.

Vegas Gaming Goliath Pursues ‘CodeGreen’ Environmental Targets

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The famed central strip of Las Vegas has often been called the ‘brightest spot on earth’ because of its powerful neon lights. However, the city has been working to reduce its environmental footprint, with many of the neon lights being replaced by LED screens, and its hotels and casinos increasingly adopting sustainable solutions to improve their energy and water use efficiency.

Rio 2016 Committee Supports Small Businesses to Boost Sustainability

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The Olympic Games Organizing Committee in Rio wants to create a record for holding the most sustainable Olympic Games ever. According to CEBDS, the Brazilian partner organization of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, the Games are helping to accelerate the spread of sustainable business processes in Brazil.

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