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. Besides Just Means, he contributes articles on emerging technology to Gizmag. He is also a happy herbivore.

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2 days 7 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Volunteers, organizations and companies that help create cleaner and ​greener​ spaces across the U.S. have a chance to get their work acknowledged by Keep America Beautiful. The organization is accepting applications for its National Awards, with some categories exclusively open to KBA affiliates. The application deadline for all Keep America Beautiful National Awards is Saturday, October 01.

The general public can apply for the following categories:

  • Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson Award: Given to an outstanding female volunteer for...

2 days 19 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - ​Since 2014, Protiviti, a global consulting company, has tapped its employee and client base to help feed the hungry through a project called i on Hunger. One in seven people go hungry every day (around 800 million people in the world), which makes no sense in a world with a surplus of food.

The project aimed at serving one million meals by June 2015. To make that happen, ​Protiviti recruited an army of generous people who rolled up their sleeves to pack meals to be shipped to those in need.

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6 days 13 hours ago

(3BL Media/Just Means) - “Make PrEP famous!”. This is the last line in this FSG report on the 2016 Aids Conference, which took place in Durban, South Africa between 18 and 22 July.

I couldn’t agree more.

The once-a-day Truvada pill is fast going mainstream amongst men who have sex with men (MSM) in developed countries, with a success rate of 90 percent to prevent HIV infection. It doesn't mean unsafe sex is all go again, but for people...


1 week 1 day ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The city-state of Singapore is making a pioneering move towards meeting its climate mitigation goals. A joint effort by City Developments Limited (CDL) and the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS), the Singapore Sustainability Academy (SSA) is described as “the first major People...


1 week 2 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Elephant populations across the globe are threatened due to habit loss and poaching, but on World Elephant Day, celebrated last week on August 12, the beleaguered giants​ and other animals​ have something to celebrate as leading e-commerce and social media companies came together to take action on the sale of illegal wildlife products all over the world.

eBay, Etsy, Gumtree, Microsoft, Pinterest, Tencent and Yahoo! agreed to adhere to a global, standardized wildlife policy framework in collaboration with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), TRAFFIC...


1 week 6 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - When the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games opened last Friday with supermodel Gisele Bündchen sashaying down the runway and a call for action on climate change, TV audiences were divided. On one hand, the opening was applauded for its elegance and innovative displays. But the green talk did not convince and, in fact, prompted a flurry of criticism laced with irony from those who saw it as nothing more than greenwashing considering the grim facts the Games are now associated with.

To begin with, none of the Olympic environmental commitments made...


2 weeks 1 day ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - ​Rail transport is an old friend of sustainability. One of the cleanest forms of transportation, ​​it is also safer and more efficient than most other ​passenger and cargo systems​. Freight rail in particular ​scores much higher with the planet as it is four times more fuel efficient than trucks, according to the Association of American Railroads​ (AAR)​. ​The organization adds that moving freight by rail instead of trucks reduces greenhouse gas emissions by an average of 75 percent.

R​ail...


2 weeks 3 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Anyone who follows global environmental issues ​is probably ​aware that the world's oceans are in peril​. Po​llution, acidification caused by carb​on​ emissions and overfishing have created a dangerous scenario with serious impacts on the planet as a whole. Urgent action is needed to mitigate the most serious consequences of this toxic mix.

There is hope on the horizon​, though,​ as a new generation of students is being encouraged to look for solutions for pressing environmental needs​, including issues related to how oceans work.​ ​One example of that is a competition involving s​tudents from all over the U.S.​,...


3 weeks 1 day ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Washington State is pushing ahead with EV transportation as energy company Avista has announced its commitment to install 272 EV charging port connections in approximately 200 locations in the Washington region. ​Avista expects to begin installing charging stations by August.​

This new charging network is the result of a move by the Washington State Transportation and Utility Commission, which approved a $3,000,000 pilot program for Avista to install the stations at residential and commercial customer locations over a two year period.

Avista will own and maintain the chargers, with target installations at 120...


4 weeks 12 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Heinken has released a new sustainability report, ​and also an interactive experience that not only promotes the company's achievements, but also encourages the visitor to go further. Called Brew​ing​ a Better World, it tells readers about the sustainability achievements of the US arm of the company in 2015 and also allows the​m​ to test their ​green skills.

Some of the highlights include the fact that ​in 2015...


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