Social Innovation

Green Data App Compels Pollution Control in Chinese Industries

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Public awareness about the pollution caused by businesses is proving to be a powerful tool for change in China. In a scenario where environmental activists find it difficult to force industrial polluters to change, court processes are long-drawn and complex, and incentives to cut environmental corners are high, public accountability can achieve quicker and more effective results.

PwC’s “Earn Your Future” Recognised As A Game Changer For American Students

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – April is National Financial Capability Month in the States, aiming to give all Americans the tools to navigate the financial world and gain economic freedom to pursue their own dreams and pursuits. Whereever we may be in the world, being financially capable is essential for some of life's biggest transitions—paying for college, buying a home, saving for retirement.

$30B: Warren Buffett Double Downs His Green Energy Investments

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Very large investments in renewable energy are needed as the U.S. progresses on the path of reducing dependence on fossil fuels. According to the EPA, electric utilities face cuts of 30 percent on carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 compared with 2005. On the other hand, costs continue to fall in wind and solar power generation, making them increasingly attractive energy investments.

Innovative Energy Storage Companies Get Big Financial Backers

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In 2014, wind turbines accounted for 45 percent of new power production in the U.S., while solar made up more than a third of the world’s fresh energy capacity. However, an expensive hurdle that continues is how to store this energy when the breeze is not blowing or the sun is not shining.With more than $5 billion invested in cutting-edge battery technologies over the past decade, this situation is set to change.

Innovative Energy Storage Companies Get Big Financial Backers

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In 2014, wind turbines accounted for 45 percent of new power production in the U.S., while solar made up more than a third of the world’s fresh energy capacity. However, an expensive hurdle that continues is how to store this energy when the breeze is not blowing or the sun is not shining.With more than $5 billion invested in cutting-edge battery technologies over the past decade, this situation is set to change.

PwC Offers Free Online Courses to Promote Financial Literacy

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Financial literacy is not only the key to a nation’s economic progress, but also serves as a crucial tool in the battle against economic inequality. The IMF chief, Christine Lagarde, has said that financial inclusion can be a powerful agent for growth for over 2.5 billion people around the world who lack access to basic financial services.

The Role That Good Money Habits Play For Children

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – We need to encourage children, supported by their families, to learn about good money habits, especially in today’s complex financial world. T.

China’s New Bank To Fight Poverty With The World Bank

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – So far, more than 50 countries have either joined or applied to be members of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). The bank's progress demonstrates China’s approach to shaping the Asia-Pacific region. The forming of the AIIB is a leading-edge geopolitical, economic story.

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