Social Entrepreneurship

E-government Key to Implementing Sustainable Development Goals: UN Survey

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – E-government refers to the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to improve effectiveness of the government and public sector organizations. Three primary domains of e-government include e-administration to improve government processes, e-citizens to connect with the people, and e-society to build external interactions.

Sustainable Packaging Regulation for Companies in Singapore

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – As urban populations grow and become more densely packed, major cities around the world struggle to manage packaging waste. Reducing packaging waste is a part of a broader environmental challenge that cities face as they become increasingly crowded.

Vegas Gaming Goliath Pursues ‘CodeGreen’ Environmental Targets

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The famed central strip of Las Vegas has often been called the ‘brightest spot on earth’ because of its powerful neon lights. However, the city has been working to reduce its environmental footprint, with many of the neon lights being replaced by LED screens, and its hotels and casinos increasingly adopting sustainable solutions to improve their energy and water use efficiency.

Rio 2016 Committee Supports Small Businesses to Boost Sustainability

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The Olympic Games Organizing Committee in Rio wants to create a record for holding the most sustainable Olympic Games ever. According to CEBDS, the Brazilian partner organization of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, the Games are helping to accelerate the spread of sustainable business processes in Brazil.

More Companies Getting Involved in Social Issues: PAC Survey

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – As expectations rise for companies to engage with the communities through communications, advocacy or legal means – and as the implications for business become clearer – more companies are speaking up to influence the discussion on social causes.

Artificial Intelligence Cuts Google’s Data Center Energy Use

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Data centers operate the equipment that processes the data consumed by Internet users. It takes large amounts of energy to keep their servers cool, so much so that some of the newer data centers are now being built in colder climates. According to some estimates, data centers are now responsible for two percent of global GHG emissions.

Sustainable Innovation Drives New Businesses in Sweden

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In the last few years, a number of countries have taken steps to increase their reliance on non-fossil fuel energy sources. Sweden has chosen to lead from the front to create a green economy. It aims to become of the one world’s first nations to end its dependence on fossil fuels.

Walmart makes Notable Advances in Sustainable Chemistry

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Sustainable chemistry is a process that stimulates innovation in order to develop, source and manage chemicals and related production processes in a way that improves human health and the environment. Understanding, collaboration, and trust-building between stakeholders across value chains are important to move toward sustainable chemical management.

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