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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?

NRG Energy Is As Committed As Ever To Sustainability

(3BL/JustMeans) When you are the leading integrated energy company with a firm commitment to sustainable energy, announcing a new plan to transform your business might shake up stakeholders. NRG Energy is that company, and its recent announcement of its transformation plan caused some stakeholders to query the company about its commitment to being a sustainable energy company.

World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders, Class of 2017

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The World Economic Forum is now in its 47th year. It’s famous for its annual summit in Davos attended by luminaries in multiple industries. But It is also known for selecting and bringing together a yearly community of over 800 Young Global Leaders (YGL)—enterprising and socially-minded men and women, all under the age of 40.

Women Engineers in Gaza Create “GreenCakes”: Ecofriendly Bricks

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Two women engineering graduates from the Islamic University of Gaza are defying stereotypes by making eco-friendly bricks out of war rubble in the area. They are doing something creatively progressive by marrying construction with sustainability: these building blocks are now being used to rebuild homes for those who have lost their houses in the troubles.

Business Can Lead the Way If Government Fails

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - For those who care about the environment and social justice, the election of Donald Trump is a shock. Some of have wallowed in despair, while others entertained thoughts of leaving the country. By now, most should be thinking about what can be done to fight for what we believe in. 

Sappi North America Is Working Towards Its Environmental Sustainability Goals

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Sappi North America, a subsidiary of Sappi Limited with over 2,000 employees in the U.S. and Canada, focuses on sustainability. The company established long term sustainability goals in 2008, called 2020Vision.

The ‘London Sari-Suit’ - Championing Its Artisans

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – This year’s London Design Festival from 19 to 25 September falls during London Fashion Week, so what better way to celebrate both than with the exhibition, ‘Transformation’, which unveils the ‘London Sari Suit’, created by the award winning, London-based designer Neishaa Gharat.

Sands Proves a Hotel Chain Can Pursue Environmental Sustainability

Can a hotel chain practice environmental sustainability? The hotel and resort chain, Sands, proves that it's possible. The company has completed over 300 energy conservation projects globally since 2010. The projects resulted in annual electricity savings of 247 kilowatt hours (kWh), more than enough energy to power The Venetian, The Palazzo, and Sands Expo in Las Vegas combined.

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