Guest blog by Kendyl Salcito and Mark Wielga, NomoGaia
(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.
(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.
(3BL and Just Means) Sustainability in Florida gets a bad rap. I understand that. Compared to New England, California and Europe, Florida overall lags in conversations about sustainability in business, government and education. Jesse Rittenhouse and Iraklis Kalamenios, co-founders of the Recycling Energy Forum, are working to change that.
(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.