(3BL Media/Just Means) - An app that can help blind and visually impaired people better navigate their surroundings more safely and confidently won first prize in the Next Generation Mobility Challenge, an initiative of Net Impact, Toyota and the Toyota Mobility Foundati
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The issue of pay and gender equality is high on the international news agenda. Actress Robin Wright recently demanded to be paid the same as co-star Kevin Spacey for her work on Netflix’ hit series, ‘House of Cards’. Wright joins a growing group of women in Hollywood who are becoming more vocal on the issue of equal pay.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Many companies continue to be skeptical about the business viability of creating more sustainable products. Those who are less enthusiastic about the idea of achieving competitive advantage through sustainability can draw some inspiration from those who are reaping the benefits of building brands with a positive social and environmental impact.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Leading companies increasingly recognize the importance of embedding sustainability into their business models. However, professionals seeking sustainability outcomes face certain barriers. Return-on-investment rules are a long-standing challenge, and overcoming them requires positive engagement with finance teams. Presenting a strong business case is another key challenge, requiring creative work across the organization and often with external stakeholders.
(3BL Media/Just Means) - Nestlé has unveiled the finalists for the Created Shared Value (CSV) Prize 2016. These are Natural Extracts Industries (NEI) from Tanzania and Agro-Hub from Cameroon.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) - This week, a couple of important shareholder resolutions will be brought forward in the annual meetings of energy giants Exxon-Mobil and Chevron.
(3BL Media/Just Means) - In the context of the 69th World Health Assembly that kicked off today in Geneva, Swtizerland, Novartis will be presenting the concept and results of its novel approach to tackle chronic diseases in resource-constrained countries.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Millennials — the 20 and early 30-somethings that everyone is talking about; who are closely linked to technology’s rapid ascent; and who are expected to make up 50 percent of the workforce by 2020 — have become more than a demographic age group.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – It’s now a moral and economic crisis when many young Americans graduate from high school without being on a pathway to a well-paying job. In Greater New Orleans, nearly one in five young people are neither working or in school.