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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?

Responsible Business Week Showcases Companies Making a Positive Impact

Guest Author

Amanda Mackenzie, Chief Executive, Business in the Community

Business comes in for a lot of criticism, from excessive executive pay to how much corporation tax is paid, and there is a feeling that business should more accountable and trustworthy, the lack of which arguably contributed to some people’s decision to vote leave in the referendum last year.

The Promise Is a Movie With Great Potential

The Promise launched in theaters worldwide on April 21, starring Christian Bale. Set during the Armenian genocide in 1915, Bale plays a reporter who covers the genocide. 

English Tea Shop’s Focus On Organic Makes Good Business Sense

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Globally, it’s accepted that Britain is a tea drinking nation, with a 165 million cups drunk daily.  Tea is a plant containing high levels of anti-oxidants, which can help with a wide variety of ailments and is known for its ability to console, uplift and relax.

Corporate Sustainability Performance Improves Worldwide

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – A large number of companies around the world now recognize that a sustainable business strategy is not just good for the planet, but also for their own competitive growth. Key stakeholders, including investors and consumers, are increasingly willing to distance themselves from companies that fail to embed sustainability principles into their core business practices and strategy.

Heineken Is Busy Reducing Carbon Emissions

(3BL/JustMeans) At a time when the U.S. government is backtracking on climate change action, some companies are committed to reducing its carbon emissions. Among them is Dutch beer brewer Heineken. 

Heineken set a goal to reduce its carbon emissions by 40 percent by 2020 in all of its global business operations in over 70 countries. To achieve that goal, the company set targets that include:

Corporate Citizenship Drives Business Value: New Book Shows the Way

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The digital revolution has increased our ability to learn and communicate about corporate responsibility, resulting in companies being held to account by greater number of stakeholders than ever before. Many companies now want to proactively manage their impacts, but corporate citizenship managers are still faced with challenges and resistance at every step.

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