Antonio Pasolini

Antonio Pasolini
apasolini@gmail.com
Corporate Social Responsibility writer for Justmeans, Antonio Pasolini is a journalist based in Brazil who writes about alternative energy, green living and sustainability. He also works as a translator (Portuguese-English) and promotes veganism and animal rights in Brazil. Pasolini recently launched a book of short stories in Portuguese called Ponto de Fuga.

Posts by This Writer

1 month 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Sport is one of the best ways to help kids grow in a healthy way, through collaborative effort, performance and team work so they can develop interpersonal skills and gain self-confidence. So let's zoom in on a sports project aimed at girls who like playing soccer.

"kick mit" is an initiative of Laureus with support from Sport For Good, which taps the power of sport to tackle social challenges. The "kick mit" project is a girl soccer championship​ ​which has just arrived in the picturesque city of...


1 month 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - ​How about a new type of soft flooring made from PET fiber that does not wrinkle or delaminate, besides being easy to use and install? It may sound the stuff of a recycling dream, but this what flooring manufacturer Mohawk says its new range of carpet Airo can do.

A​iro was presented ​​to​ flooring retailers in January at the International Surface Event in Las Vegas, ​where it received awards in product design and innovation. ​The company says it will be available to the consumer market later this year.

So let's have a peek at...


1 month 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - AT&T has announced the 2017 Class of companies that have been selected to take part of its Aspire Accelerator initiative,​ a program​ ​that ​was launched in 2015 as part of a $400 million commitment to support education and innovation amongst those who need it most.

The ​six-month ​program supports companies and non-profits using technology to help students achieve success and prepare for the future. The 2017 list comprise​s​ startups whose m​​ission is to tackle...


1 month 3 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The recent years have seen a major shift in people's relationship with food and drink, which have acquired a much more funcional role in​ our​ lives. ​Like in other sectors, data is key and the public want as much information as possible to make a purchasing decision.​ For that reason, the food and beverage industr​ies have to adapt to cater to new demands and needs, lest they could fall ​lag behind.

These new trends and patterns were a big topic at the recent WorldView event in New York City, where industry leaders gave attendees an...


1 month 4 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – ​Time is precious and innovation is key. These were two of the key messages delivered at the two-day meeting the United Nations Global Compact recently hosted in New Delhi. The event was attended by more than 300 local and global leaders of various sectors in ​​business, finance, civil society and government​.​

The event is part of a campaign called Making Global Goals Local Business​ and ​it focused on the opportunities ​that breakthrough technology can promote to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (...


2 months 3 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - In this age when activism ​has become more essential than ever to promote positive change​, America’s largest and longest-running green living and sustainability festival​ ​is embracing climate change activism by launching a new pavilion dedicated to advocacy. ​​Green Festival Expos has announced its 2017 schedule and it includes what it calls an ​'​Activism & Advocacy Pavilion​'​. This new pavilion will allow attendees, partners, non-profits and community leaders to publicize their campaigns, networks, circulate petitions, raise funds...


2 months 6 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Doom and gloom, it seems, is not working as a media strategy​ to reach the general public about the environmental challenges of our times​. So why not try a new, more practical approach? Media channel Vox and U​niversity of California​ have joined forces to launch the Climate Lab, a six-part video series exploring global climate change and UC's work on mitigation​ motivated by the need to inspire people to take action.​​

The series is presented​ ​by conservation scientist and UCLA visiting researchers M. Sanjayan ​​and features conversations with...


2 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - All over the world people prepared for Earth Day celebrations, with actions to raise awareness of the need to preserve the planet against further degradation. Some companies also launched earth-friendly products to mark the day and also to donate to relevant charities.

Following up on its green collection called X Thread, Timberland has introduced new pieces made with recycled, organic and renewable materials, including backpacks, T-shirts and shoes from environmentally sound sources. One of the highlights is the...


2 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Overfishing is a massive problem in the world and probably bigger than we think since global fish catches are underreported by as much as 200 percent, according to conservation group Rare. This is bad news for the environment and ocean life and it is also bad news for the economy.

According to a report from the National Ocean Economics Program for the Center for the Blue Economy, the oceans are the source of livelihood for more than 2.7 million people in the U.S. alone, and contributed to more than $258 billion to the GDP of the country, according to 2010 data. Overfishing impacts those numbers because basically it...


2 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - There's some positive energy flowing at General Motors. The automaker has earned​, ​for the sixth time​,​ the Par​t​ner of the Year award from EPA’s Energy Star initiative in recognition of​ its​ efforts in energy efficiency. The company has saved $73 million in energy costs, thanks to its initiatives ​to ​reduc​e ​​​​energy intensity and has avoided 388,000 metric tons of carbon emissions. This amount of energy could power 57,000 US homes​, the company says.​

GM uses ENERGY STAR’s energy “treasure hunt” ​to detect energy...


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