(3BL Media/Justmeans) - With the ink barely dry on the landmark Paris COP21 agreement signed by 175 countries, one New England lawmaker sees “real cracks in denial castle” and is calling on corporations to lobby Republicans in Congress to break party ranks and take a stand on climate change.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Blended finance is the new buzzword that can be heard with increasing frequency at the meetings of the IMF, the World Bank or the World Economic Forum. It includes a combination of public and private financing along with charity funds to make money available for worthy global causes.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – What would you say, if you knew that only one in five U.K. small businesses are majority-woman owned and yet contribute over £75 billion to the country’s economy? Or that if women set up businesses at the same rate as men, there would be a significant boost to the U.K.’s economic growth.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – There is growing concern about the levels of diversity in major companies, revealing that there is still a mountain to climb when it comes to ethnicity in the U.K. workplace. New figures reveal that FTSE 100 businesses lost 40 Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) leaders in a year, and will lose another 35 this year if the trend carries on.
At a time when water conservation is high profile because of California’s nearly five-year drought, a company that provides more efficient irrigation systems for farmers is important. Hortau provides such systems and has been doing so for over a decade.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The landmark climate agreement reached at the Paris summit in December 2015 between 196 countries was the culmination of a series of commitments made by governments, corporations and nonprofits to work toward the green transition of the world economy.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Employee ownership business models have increasingly attracted attention since the financial crisis of 2008 when corporate governance came to be recognized as a critical element to a company’s long-term survival. In the UK, the number of employee-owned companies has been rising at an annual rate of 10 percent; the U.S. is not too far behind with an annual growth rate of six percent.