Social Investment

Vanuatu Is Our Wake Up Call: Reminding Us To Commit To Earth Hour

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Vanuatu is in urgent need after Cyclone Pam tore through the country on the weekend of March 14-15. President Baldwin Lonsdale said the storm had "wiped out" all development of recent years and his country would have to rebuild "everything.” Aid agencies believe it could be one of the worst disasters ever to hit the region.

The Robots For Good Project: Aiming To Improve Lives Of Hospitalised Children

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The Inmoov Explorer is a full size 3D printed robot that will allow children to explore the world from their hospital room here in the U.K. and is known as the Robots For Good project. It combines state-of-the-art open source technologies to allow sick children to experience and interact with the world from their confined space.

Women Primed To Lead In New Era Of Auto Innovation at GM

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Women are geared up to lead in this new era. Girls now match boys in mathematical achievement: in the U.S. alone, 140 women are enrolled in higher education for every 100 men. Women now earn more than 50 percent of all bachelor's and master's degrees, and nearly 50 percent of all doctorates.

Yale’s Sustainability Strategic Plan on Track to Achieve Ambitious Goals

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Universities around the world have a significant environmental impact. As leaders in education and knowledge development, universities also have a unique responsibility to lead and show by example how sustainability can be integrated across operations, research and teaching.

Over 70 Percent of Investors Keen on Sustainable Investing: Morgan Stanley Survey

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Investors have been increasingly showing an inclination to develop portfolios that offer competitive financial returns while also promoting sustainability. Particularly, over the last decade, a new wave of investors representing billions of dollars in capital has emerged that specifically seeks innovative alternative investment vehicles with measurable, direct ESG impacts.

Make-A-Wish® Hawaii Which Received More Than 1,000 Families A Year

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Just think every 38 minutes Make-A-Wish® grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the U.S. and its territories. This organisation firmly believes in the power of a wish and that that the experience can be a game-changer. It is a belief that firmly guides this organisation in everything it does.

Climate Change and Its Toll On Latin America

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Climate change is taking its toll everywhere on the planet. Its impact can be clearly seen in Latin America, which has sixty major cities situated along the coast where these urban areas are very vulnerable to rising sea levels.

Micro and Small Enterprises, Supported by SABMiller, Work to Alleviate Global Poverty

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - One way to reduce global poverty and inequality is to ensure the success of the hundreds of millions of micro and small enterprises in developing countries.

Operating Room Sustainability is Critical to Healthcare Business

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Healthcare comprises nearly 16 percent of the American economy. Hospitals operate round the clock, making a substantial environmental footprint. According to the EPA data, hospitals generate about 7,000 tons per day of waste, including infectious waste and hazardous waste. Mercury is used in medical devices and equipment, and several other hospital materials may have toxic effects. Hospitals also consume large amounts of energy and water.

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