Social Innovation

Billion-Dollar Companies Creating Competitive Advantage with Sustainability

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In statistical terms, a company has only a 0.00006 percent chance to become a billion-dollar enterprise. One of the key commitments needed to reach this benchmark in today’s competitive global marketplace is to have sustainability at the heart of the business. In fact, the companies that continue to ignore this commitment may not be able to remain in business for too long.

PVH Implements CSR from Source to Store

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The earth’s resources are finite. Companies need to identify more sustainable ways to produce and sell their products, but it involves much more than just reducing environmental impact. A company’s social responsibility must also include protection of human rights, fostering safe working conditions, celebrating diversity, and enriching the communities.

Companies Seek to Make Employee Commuting More Sustainable

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – One of the attractive perks that can motivate almost any employee is an easier commute. Companies that think about creating solutions to get workers to their location in way that minimizes driving are likely to have a competitive edge over others. Driving to work may not be the first choice of the millennials. If a company can support the commuting need of workforce in a more sustainable way, it will help the environment and also improve employee loyalty and motivation.

Symantec Reinforces Commitment to Employee Diversity, Volunteerism, and the Environment

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – A strong commitment to corporate responsibility will eventually deliver great value to a company’s business, employees, the environment and society. When responsible business practices and actions are developed in sync with stakeholder feedback, the results can be more meaningful and satisfying in the long run.

New Trends Spur Innovation in Sustainable Business Models

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Changes in the global socio-economic landscape often lead to the emergence of new and improved business models. New trends and changing consumer aspirations are giving rise to innovative business models, while creating opportunities for companies that are prepared to align themselves to a sustainable future.

Innovative Water Management

Oil Companies Make Moves to Support the Environment

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – A 2012 Gallup Poll revealed that as many as 61 percent Americans are concerned about the role of oil companies with regard to climate change. The reason is quite simply that people care for the environment, and oil has a significant environmental footprint. However, a change that is noticeable from the recent efforts of some of these oil giants is that they are making definitive moves in the right direction to create a positive perception.

India’s Youth: Its Most Influential Asset To Make Positive Change

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – With 356 million 10 to 24 year-olds, India has the world's largest youth population. Despite having a smaller population than China, India is set to become the youngest country by 2020.

The Latest In Transhumanist Medicine: The SynCardia Temporary Total Artificial Heart

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – We are a society focused on improving human health. One of the most important goals is to have a healthy heart, especially as heart disease is the number one killer in America. It claims nearly 800,000 lives every year, making it the cause of roughly one in three deaths.

Islamic Climate Declaration Asks Muslims to Take Action On Climate Change

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Islamic leaders have issued an Islamic Climate Declaration, calling 1.6 billion Muslims around the world to work towards phasing out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and towards a 100 percent renewable energy strategy.

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