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Sysco Develops 'Superior' Supply Chain

From Sex Trade to Sewing for Profit: Social Business Offers a Way Out

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - "Each woman has a dream, and I'd like to follow their dreams as well, " said Kristin Keen, Founder and Executive Director of Rethreaded.

Florida’s Untapped Solar Power

(3BL Media/Just Means) I've spent the summer living in historic St. Augustine, Florida. The surf is great, the people are friendly and the sun shines brightly every single day. The sun is powerful here, powerful enough it seems to produce enough solar energy for most of the nation.

Zero Waste: Reality or Fantasy?

With more companies and communities diverting waste from landfills, incinerators and waterways, could a zero-waste planet be possible someday?

Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Latest Institution To Divest From Fossil Fuels

(3BL Media/Justmeans) Burning fossil fuels has made our modern world possible with its many conveniences, but it has also been the main cause of climate change. As UN Chief Antonio Guterres recently declared, “Continuing to invest in fossil fuels would create “an unsustainable future.” He added that “we must stop making bets on an unsustainable future that will place savings and societies at risk."

UPS Drastically Increased the Use of Renewable Natural Gas

(3BL Media/Justmeans) The burning of fossil fuels has increased the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Shipping companies like UPS are investing in renewable natural gas (RNG) as an alternative to fossil fuels. RNG, also known as biomethane, is a gas that is completely interchangeable with conventional natural gas, and can be used in natural gas vehicles.

University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s #AddWater Campaign

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The campaign #AddWater is a simple, but effective scheme where staff and students at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s (UWTSD) Lampeter campus are being asked to add 5p (or more) to the cost of the drinks they buy from the university’s catering outlets.

Ecolab’s Water University Teaches Business How to Better Manage Water

(3BL Media/Justmeans) — Water is a precious commodity that is in increasing demand. Global water demand is projected to grow by 55 percent by 2050. It will take a 60 percent increase in agricultural production and a 15 percent increase in water withdrawals to feed 9 billion people by 2050. Presently, 70 percent of global water withdrawals are for agriculture.

Nestlé is the Latest Company To Commit to Cage-Free Eggs

(3BL Media/Justmeans) — Many egg-laying hens in the U.S. spend their lives in cages only 67 square inches. That is smaller than a sheet of letter-sized paper. Battery cages are so small that hens are unable to turn around, flap their wings or engage is normal chicken behavior such as nesting, perching or dustbathing. Cage-free hens are able to walk, spread their wings and lay eggs in nests.

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