Antonio Pasolini

Antonio Pasolini
apasolini@gmail.com
Corporate Social Responsibility writer for Justmeans, Antonio Pasolini is a journalist currently based in Berlin who writes about clean energy, green living and sustainability. He also works as a translator (Portuguese-English) and promotes animal rights and veganism in his spare time. He is the proud guardian of a dog called Dylan, who was rescued from a public shelter in Spain. Pasolini recently launched a book of short stories in Portuguese called Ponto de Fuga.

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23 hours 47 min ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Two childhood friends have won the top prize at the 2017 Stockholm Junior Water prize sponsored by Xylem. Ryan Thorpe and Rachel Chang, seniors at Manhasset Secondary School on Long Island, N.Y., have created a system that uses biosensors to detect individual colonies of four of the most common pathogenic bacteria found in water, paving the way for applications in regions where clean water is a luxury.

At the center of the...


2 days 5 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) -  Wireless social tech wizards have a new chance to win hundreds of thousands of dollars in prizes from the Vodafone Americas Foundation. The organization recently announced the 10th edition of its annual Wireless Innovation Project (WIP) in the context of SOCAP17 in San Francisco. The competition’s goal is to encourage the development of connected innovations for social good.

The organizers are already accepting...


5 days 5 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Sustainable clothing company Ramblers Way has announced it is donating almost 5,000 items of clothing to survivors of recent hurricanes that wreaked havoc in the U.S. and Central America.

The items include different types of shirts for men and women as well as long underwear for men. Ramblers Way’s type of clothing will come in handy as its next-to-skin garments are designed to be...


1 week 1 day ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Humanity wastes a third of the food it produces. That’s unacceptable when we consider that more than one billion people go hungry every day and all the resources – such as human labor, water, electricity and fuel  – that are wasted with it.

Not bearing to see unsold bagels ending up in the trash can, Raj Karmani, a computer science student in Urbana, Ill., decided to create an app to give those bagels and other food rejects, a happier end.

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1 week 1 day ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Companies can make a huge contribution to redressing gender balance in our societies. In many parts of the world, women are denied access to education, which greatly compromises their financial independence and reproductive autonomy, and they suffer violence and generally receive lower wages than men, to name...


1 week 2 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Solar power is one of the cleanest forms of energy available, and many companies are embracing it as a central part of their strategy to reduce emissions and reach clean energy goals.

Natural food company Hormel Natural Choice is tapping the power of the sun through a partnership with a community project headed by Westar Energy, just 50 miles from its Dold Foods plant in Wichita, Kansas.

The...


1 week 5 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Child labor, poverty and safety are some of the issues the cocoa industry has to deal with and they have become a central point in creating a sustainable, socially responsible supply chain.

That is why five years ago Cargill launched its Cocoa Promise initiative to lay out a clear pathway to a sustainable cocoa supply chain. Now the company is releasing a report to chart its achievements, and those of its partnerships, in this period.

Some of the highlights...


1 week 6 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Transitioning to clean energy is one of the most efficient ways for companies to mitigate their environmental impact, as it prevents GHG emissions as well as providing a long-term solution for energy needs.

For that reason, appliance manufacturer Whirlpool Corporation is pushing ahead with wind energy expansion as part of its efforts to decrease its carbon footprint in a bid to make its business increasingly sustainable as well as more socially responsible.

According to...


2 weeks 5 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Kohler – which is known in the U.S. for its kitchen and bath plumbing products but also operates a diversified global portfolio – has released its first public sustainability and stewardship report. The report highlights the company’s efforts to achieve its Net Zero goal set for 2035.

The news is good: data shows that the company has managed to reduce its composite footprint index by 4.5 percent, covering carbon emissions, water use and waste that ends in landfills. GHG...


3 weeks 1 day ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - One of the UN's Sustainable Development goals is to end poverty, the root cause of many of the world's problems. The good news is that extreme poverty rates have been cut by more than half since 1990, ​the ​UN says. Despite that, one in five people in ​the ​developing part of the world still need​s​ to make ends meet with $1.25 a day ​while​ many millions more are not better off. Poverty means hunger, malnutrition, disease and exclusion from services and goods that most people in the developed world take for granted.

In an...


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