Social Entrepreneurship

Accenture Equips 1.2M People with Job Skills

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In a rapidly transforming political, economic and social environment, one thing that remains constant is the responsibility of corporate leaders to global sustainability. Companies that are able to leverage cross-sector collaboration as well as the power of digital technologies are better positioned to tackle the complex sustainability challenges ahead.

Apple's Liam Robot to Reduce Electronics Waste

FedEx Connects the World in Responsible Ways

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Brand loyalty of today’s consumers increasingly belongs to companies that care for the people and the planet. A Harvard Business Review report suggested that there is a strong link between corporate citizenship and profitability. According to the report, corporate citizenship can be a lot more than a cost or a constraint – it can be a source of innovation, opportunity, and competitive advantage.

GSK Pioneers New Business Models to Fortify Healthcare Infrastructure

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Millions of people still do not have access to vaccines and treatments they need because they cannot afford them, cannot get them locally, or they simply do not exist. Many countries continue to have under-resourced health systems. Global healthcare companies can play a vital role in tackling these challenges and building a sustainable health infrastructure.

Circular Economy Becoming Critical to Business: UPS Study

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The traditional linear economic model of “take, make, dispose” has stretched the limits of the world’s finite resources. A circular economy, on the other hand, seeks to rebuild capital, including natural, manufactured, financial, and human, and restores and regenerates resources.

Sustainability Reporting by Large Companies Shows Dramatic Rise

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Where at one time sustainability reporting was the arena of a handful of exceptionally green or community-oriented companies, today it is a corporate best practice adopted by large companies worldwide. Transparency in sustainability performance has increasingly become a vital component of customer, employee and investor relations.

Unilever Taps Crowdfunding to Accelerate Social Innovation

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Social entrepreneurs have the ability to come up with some of the most disruptive ideas and solutions to address critical global challenges. Multinational companies can leverage the power of their ideas and implement them on a large scale to change society for the better. One of the innovative ways to reach out to social entrepreneurs globally is through crowdfunding platforms.

The Rise of Women Entrepreneurs

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Women’s entrepreneurship seems to be a real, fundamental economic force that’s reshaping the world. In 2013 women-owned businesses represented 37 percent of enterprises globally.

World’s First Social Experiment In Renewability Says Renewable Living Is the Key To Happiness

File:Rain of Happiness 2.jpg(3BL Media/Justmeans) – We’re constantly bombarded with messages about what makes for a happy life: advertisers and brands tell us it comes from owning and consuming their products. The media says it's about wealth, beauty or fame. But do these things bring lasting happiness in themselves? We have looked to philosophy and religion for answers to these questions.

Britain’s New Sugar Tax

File:Sugar-every1blowz.jpg(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has announced a new sugar tax on the soft drinks industry in his budget, to be introduced in April 2018. This move has been hailed by campaigners as a significant step in the fight against child obesity.

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