(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The LEGO Group has signed a partnership with WWF to help reduce the company’s overall carbon footprint. It has pledged to focus on improving its performance on several environmental fronts, including a collaborative approach with its suppliers to reduce climate impact.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) - There is something going on in California called CollectiveSun™, a community-driven solar investment platform that works exclusively with not-for-profits to help finance their sustainable solar power projects. CollectiveSun™ has recognised that this “third sector” is one of the most underserved segments in the distribution of solar energy and wanted to change things.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Norway, the UK and the US have together committed $280 million to fund a new BioCarbon Fund initiative to protect forest landscapes. With a contribution of $135 million from Norway, $120 million from the UK, and $25 million from the US, the fund will focus on efforts to slow climate change through support of forest landscapes.
A few weeks ago the Philippines was devastated by one of the most severe storms on record, Typhoon Haiyan, which left thousands of people dead and displaced another million. The international community mobilized to send help to the country as it tried to rise from the natural disaster.
Guest blog by Michael Townsend, Founder and CEO of Earthshine Solutions, and author of The Robust Guide to Sustainable Business (forthcoming).
(3Bl Media/Justmeans) - WorkSquare is revolutionizing the hiring placement industry in Miami, Florida. What began as an MBA thesis at Harvard Business School by founder Vanessa Bartram has developed into a people first, B Corp- certified social business. WorkSquare’s team launched the company in 2008 to create a path toward financial stability for South Florida’s low-wage workers.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Versaic, a San Mateo, CA-based online CSR and sustainability program management provider, has introduced an innovative Impact Reporting tool that enables users to measure the social impact of their giving programs. Safeway, Oakley, Frontier Airlines and Family Dollar are among the companies that have adopted the new tool.