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12 hours 24 min ago

Hurricane Matthew just caused major flooding in parts of the Southeast. It's the country’s thirteenth billion-dollar weather disaster this year. A new Ceres report ranks the responses of the country’s largest insurance companies to climate change risks. What it finds is that while the disclosure and management of climate risks is improving by more U.S. insurers, most are giving minimal attention to it in terms of risks and opportunities.

20 hours 38 min ago

Why would a liquor company have a no straw initiative? The answer is simple. Bacardi Limited knows that those little plastic tubes are bad for the environment. In the U.S. alone, 500 million straws are used daily. That’s enough to fill over 127 school buses every day, or over 46,400 school buses a year. Most straws are made from plastic, which is not biodegradable. 

1 day 22 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The world has come to know Pakistan as a country riddled for decades by war and violent conflict, with an economy in collapse. Nestled here is the Swat Valley region, once called the ‘Switzerland of the East’ by HRH Queen Elizabeth II.

3 days 17 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - A new report estimates that an annual investment of US$320 billion in sustainable business models by 2030 could unlock US$2.3 trillion a year in the food and agriculture sectors​, or a​ ​seven​-fold return on investment.

4 days 45 min ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Effectively communicating an organization’s ESG impacts is vital in today’s business world. According to research published in MIT Sloan Management Review, three in four senior executives in investment firms agree that a company’s good sustainability performance is materially important when making investment decisions.

4 days 16 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - A plant-based diet has many benefits. It's sustainable, since the ecological footprint of plant crops is lower; it's healthy (just ask your mom); and it's ethical, as many people object to killing animals.

5 days 8 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – UPS (NYSE:UPS) has announced plans to add 200 new hybrid electric delivery trucks to its growing alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet. The trucks, manufactured by Workhorse Group, Inc., will be deployed in January 2017, starting in Arizona, Texas, Nevada, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Florida, and possibly in other states as well.

6 days 5 hours ago

(3BL Media/Just Means) - Food Tank, an organization that works to promote better food systems, ​has​ released​, ​in partnership with the James Beard Foundation​, ​​the third edition of the annual Good Food Org Guide. The guide features 1,000 nonprofit organizations ​that ​are leading the change towards better and more sustainable food systems.