Antonio Pasolini

Antonio Pasolini
apasolini@gmail.com
Corporate Social Responsibility writer for Justmeans, Antonio Pasolini is a journalist based in Brazil who writes about alternative energy, green living and sustainability. He edits Energyrefuge.com, a top web destination for news and comment on renewable energy, and contributes articles on emerging technology to Gizmag. He is also a happy herbivore.

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10 hours 15 min ago

(3BL Media/Just Means) - The moving image can make us laugh, make us cry, make us thoughtful and even terrified. It can also make us better people. The moving image has the power to change the world and foster values and paradigms to take humanity to a higher level of civilization.

For that reason, since 1974, Humanitas has been recognizing film and televisual works that reinforce the best in human character and dignity in a bid to encourage writers and producers to tap the power of media to promote humanistic values and inspire their...


1 week 12 hours ago

(3BL Media/Just Means) - ​Last Wednesday (Jan 14) leaders from various industries converged to the launch of the Mars-UC Davis Innovation Institute for Food and Health and discuss one of the most pressing issues of our time: food security.

In the face of exponential growth of human population, dwindling natural resources and climate change, experts discussed during the event (watch live stream) how we are going to be able to feed billions of people in a sustainable way. They...


1 week 2 days ago

(3BL Media/Just Means) – ​ More range and a sexier look. Th​ese​ ​are two​ ​of the innovations driving Chevrolet’s new Volt electric car, which the company unveiled recently. Besides ​better performance and the design tweak​, ​now ​sleeker and sportier, ​the company has thrown in more powerful acceleration and ​overall ​efficiency to good measure.

The Volt has a new propulsion system​,​ which​,​ according to General Motors​,​ achieves a driving range of more than 400 miles. With regular charging, GM’s estimate is that Volt owners...


1 week 6 days ago

(3BL Media/Just Means) - ​Do you want to have an inkling of what the future will be like? The Internet of Things may provide you a clue. The increasingly popular concept refers to the way that machines and computers ​are able to ​interact​ with the each other these days​. This synchronization promises to change the way our homes, cars and communications work.

​The interest in the topic has grown so much that Green Builder magazine has created a new website focused ​on all things Internet of Things. “Not covering The Internet of Things at this...


2 weeks 1 day ago

(3BL Media/Just Means) -Many people dream of adopting a child, but the costs and red tape they have to go through can make it into a very difficult project. However, when companies have adoption-friendly policies, that dream can more easily come true. In order to celebrate companies who support their staff in the process, The Dave Thomas Foundation For Adoption​ ​compiles an annual​ ​list of companies​ ​that​ ​do that​ ​to celebrate their support and encourage other to follow suit.

The latest list was released in early November as a prelude to​ ​​National...


2 weeks 5 days ago

​(3BL Media/Just Means) - ​Hershey has some sweet news to share. The company recently announced that it has reached a 30 percent mark of independently certified and verified cocoa across its global supply chain. This puts the company on track to achieving ​its ​100 percent sourcing goal from certified and sustainable farms by 2020. These figures show the company is beating its own goals as its original target for 2013 was 10 percent, and Hershey managed to hit 18 percent then.

In the face of this faster-than-anticipated progress on this roadmap, Hershey...


3 weeks 2 days ago

(​3Bl Media/Just Means) – Las Vegas is the place to be this week as the Consumer Electronics Show kicks off, bringing to visitors some of the most ground-breaking tech innovations to enhance their lives ​as​ consumers.

​Some of the most exciting solutions on display are the result of collaborations between Whirlpool Corporation, the global domestic appliance marketer and manufacturer, and several other companies such as Nest, P&G and Habitat for Humanity, who will present their innovations at the event.

One...


1 month 6 days ago

(3BL Media/Just Means) - ​World Animal Protection, formerly known as WSPA, ​has hailed​​​​​ Panera Bread​, the bakery/café chain, ​for the measures the company ​has taken to eliminate the harshest forms of animal husbandry from its supply chain. In the announcement, Panera said that from 2015 it expects to have phased out gestation crates for pregnant sows, one of the most criticized methods in animal farming.

In 2014, Panera sourced 18 percent of the 70 million...


1 month 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Just Means) - Pro bono is becoming an increasingly common strategy for companies to engage with their communities and add social value to their activities​ as ​​expectations for socially responsible business continue to increase around the world​. Companies are getting more creative, too, with a​ diverse portfolio of support beyond traditional cash contributions and volunteering.

According to a new CECP survey, between 2008 and 2013 the number of companies that reported having a pro bono program increased from 32% to 50%. The period saw a 350% increase in the number of companies offering both international and domestic pro...


1 month 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Just Means) - Martini, the drink, may evoke nostalgic memories of easy-listening music and ​stylish lounges. But ​the brand's parent company, Bacardi, ​is ​​not dwelling in the past when it comes to sustainability​, having t​aken serious steps to tread more lightly on the planet​.​

One of the company's most recent green messages is, literally, in the bottle. ​In 2010,​ Martini introduced a redesign of its Asti sparkling wine bottle, making it almost two ounces lighter. The idea was to reduce weight without changing the external shape, while making it...


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