Antonio Pasolini

Antonio Pasolini
Corporate Social Responsibility writer for Justmeans, Antonio Pasolini is a journalist based in Brazil who writes about alternative energy, green living and sustainability. Besides Just Means, he contributes articles on emerging technology to Gizmag. He is also a happy herbivore.

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3 hours 43 min ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - In regions not connected to the grid, people often have to rely on burning wood or kerosene to get lighting. But with recent advances in portable solar, a new, clean solution is becoming available to an increasing number of people in those regions.

Let’s take a look at what d.light has been doing to solar up the world, especially in those regions that need it most. ​As a market leader, the company has made an impact on the lives of more than 65 million people, including 17 million school-aged children, with its solar...

4 days 11 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Teva Pharmaceuticals, the world's largest generic drugmaker, ​is now accepting applications for​ its​ ​Community Partnership Program​ ​for the​ ​2017-18 edition of the initiative, now in its third year. The program provides charitable funding and employee volunteers to qualified local organizations that support patients and their caregivers​,​ and STEM education in ​areas​ where Teva ​operates.

​​In order t​o ​apply, applicants must be a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, provide service...

1 week 3 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Automaker General Motors has announced big plans to make its operations more sustainable. The iconic carmakersaid it plans to power all of its 350 operations in 50 countries with 100 percent energy by 2050. The company says it intends to either generate or source clean power and mentioned wind, sun and landfill gas as part of the clean mix.

This ambitious renewable energy goal is part of a larger drive to tackle climate change and improve business in the age of environmental responsibility. The company also announced it is joining...

1 week 5 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Friday evenings are traditionally a​ time​ when in alcohol-friendly cultures people get together with their workmates for a beer or two (well, maybe more than that…). For that reason, it’s also a good ​moment​ to promote responsible drinking. United around that common goal, globally famous brewers Anheuser-Busch InBev, Carlsberg and Heineken have joined hands with a range of stakeholders to promote responsible drinking to help advance the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to prevent alcohol-related harm.

Launched last year,...

2 weeks 1 day ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Dutch brewer Heineken has launched two new campaigns to promote responsible driving in connection with its title partnership of the Gran Premio Heineken D'Italia 2016. Called “When You Drive, Never Drink” an​​d “More than a Race”, the campaigns will be rolled out across several markets on TV and digital platforms in 2016 and throughout 2017.

The “When You Drive, Never Drink” campaign is the latest instalment in the company's commitment to the promotion of responsible drinking. The campaign features a ...

2 weeks 3 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Villagers in Lemolo B and Echareria in Nakuru County, Kenya recently became the launch pad of a new type of electricity distribution model ​that could benefit hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. The two communities are pioneering an initiative providing clean, affordable and reliable energy where a central solar hub provides both commercial energy for new village enterprises and household energy using upcycled laptop batteries. The hub allows homes and businesses to share energy, resulting in economic benefits for everyone.

The installation is the start of a major...

2 weeks 4 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Fresh water is a precious commodity and we are running out of it. Deforestation, climate change, pollution, expanding human activity and population, all these factors are putting great pressure on water resources. The issue is so pressing that the World Economic Forum’s 2016 Global Risks Report ranked water scarcity as the top global concern for the next ten years. Today, one in ten people lack access to clean water. By 2030, global water demand will outpace supply by 40 percent.

This scenario will have a huge impact on...

2 weeks 6 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Central Italy has been ravaged by a deadly earthquake, leaving at least 241 people dead, plus a trail of destruction across several towns.

​Donations are pouring in from all over the world.​ JPMorgan Chase & Co. has pledged to donate up to $200,000 from the firm and its employees to support relief efforts in Italy, the firm announced ​this week​.

The grant and employee donations will go to the Italian Red Cross. In addition to a $100,000 grant, JPMorgan Chase’s special employee giving campaign will match employee donations dollar-for-dollar up to $50,000, for a total of up to $100,...

3 weeks 6 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Louisiana ​has been ravaged by recent floods​. In order to help people affected by a natural disaster that ​has killed at least 11 people, ​the sports world and pop celebrities are stepping up to donate funds to relief efforts​.

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association are joining up to contribute $250,000 to be sent to this cause. The $250,000 contribution is being split with the American Red Cross, which will receive a $125,000...

4 weeks 9 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Fans of efficient, slick public transport solutions will love this. The futuristic design is a striking visual statement on the cutting-edge technology behind Mercedes-Benz’s stylish Future Bus featuring the CityPilot model. The technology is based on the autonomously driving Mercedes-Benz Actros truck with Highway Pilot, which the company unveiled two years ago. But it has been further developed since then, with more functions added that suit a city bus. It is ideal for BRT (Bus Rapid Transit...