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2 years 2 months ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Fortune magazine has brought out its 2017 ‘Change the World’ list to recognize large companies that are making a positive social impact through activities that are part of their core business strategy. The list identifies companies based on three factors: measurable social impact, business results, and degree of innovation.


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(3BL Media/Justmeans) – It has been estimated that the cost of the damage from Hurricane Harvey is between $150bn to $180bn. It has been the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in 50 years, killing an estimated 47 people, displacing more than a million and damaging some 200,000 homes in its path of destruction stretching for more than 300 miles.


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(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Clean energy is one of the most effective tools in the fight against climate change. At the same time, clean technologies save money and make better business sense as they displace fossil fuel emissions. As a result, major companies are increasingly inclined to use clean energy for their global business needs.


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(3BL Media/Just Means) Green building is a trend that is on the upswing. The number of global builders that have at least 60 percent of their projects certified green will double from 2015 to 2018, predicts the World Green Building Trends. By 2023, commercial building owners and managers will have invested an estimated $960 billion globally on making their existing built infrastructure green.


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(3BL Media/JustMeans) — When someone takes a swig from their favorite beer, they may not realize that brewing beer is an energy intensive process. But brewing companies that want to reduce their carbon emissions are well aware of the issue.

That's why Carlsberg Group, a global brewer headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, has set the lofty goal of powering its breweries with only renewable energy by 2022. 


2 years 2 months ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - There is a new buzzword ​in sustainability and it is agroforestry.


2 years 2 months ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The agriculture sector is not only a major contributor to climate change, but also among the sectors most impacted by it. Agriculture can be one of the keys to address the problem of climate change. By some estimates, sustainable farming can potentially mitigate about six giga-tons of carbon equivalent by 2030, mainly by improving the capacity to absorb organic carbon in land and vegetation.


2 years 3 months ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – A year ago, the European Commission announced it would establish a High Level Expert Group (HLEG) to advise it on developing a comprehensive EU strategy on sustainable finance. The group was established in December 2016 and comprises 20 members of the public, the finance sector and academia.


2 years 3 months ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – A growing number of institutional investors now seek to avoid financial risks associated with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors. Their goal is to achieve portfolio diversification to mitigate risk as well as engage with corporate managements as active investors or owners.


2 years 3 months ago

(3BL Media/Just Means) - An old farming activity is about to make a comeback ​in Haiti ​after a 30-year absence. Cotton is being reintroduced as an anchor crop​ ​to boost the economy and also restore the environment of the country where forests have been decimated.


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