(3BL Media/Justmeans) – What’s the difference between an arranged and a forced marriage? Well, the difference is based on consent and coercion. In an arranged marriage, both the bride and the groom consent to have their marriage arranged (with varying degrees of choice about when and whom to wed).
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Successfully motivating students into science studies has been a modern day conundrum for many schools and colleges around the world. Yet, for the last 30 years the Amgen Foundation has been instrumental in inspiring scientific curiosity in students through its Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE).
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Global investors increasingly look for companies that are driving innovation to create business value from their sustainability efforts. However, technological innovation alone is not enough to create significant value from sustainability. The innovation must be made in the business model itself to create a deeper impact.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Amidst the misery that Hurricane Harvey is spreading in Texas, human resilience and compassion bring some light to the tragedy. But all help is needed.
Waste is a bigger problem in national parks than many Americans realize. The National Park Service (NPS) manages over 100 million pounds of waste across the country. Much of that waste is generated by the more than 300 million people who visit national parks annually. Over half (59 percent) of Americans who responded to a survey are not aware of the waste management challenges facing the national parks.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) - BrewDog was woofed up its CSR program and will give away 20 percent of its profits every year, the company has announced. 10 percent will be shared equally among its staff, and a further 10 percent will be channelled to charities chosen by company’s workforce and its thousands of "Equity Punk" investors across the globe.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – By 2050, there’s every possibility that 139 countries – including the UK, US, China and other major economies – could run entirely on energy created by wind, water and solar! That’s according to new research by scientists from Stanford University.
(3BL/JustMeans) The number of active landfills that receive municipal solid waste across the country have been decreasing. There were almost 8,000 of them in 1988, but less than 2,000 by the mid 2000s. What happens to landfills that are no longer active anymore?
(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Vans, the clothing, shoes and accessories company, had to move headquarters—and it took the opportunity to get a new sustainability upgrade, as well. The company recently moved to Costa Mesa in Orange Country, California, into a 182,000 square foot building and 14 acre property.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Women make the majority of coffee producers. In fact, almost the totality of it, since they are responsible for up to 90 percent of the fieldwork of producing coffee. But here's the catch - they only own 15 percent of the harvest, which means they suffer from the greatest inequities in the market.