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

2 months 2 weeks ago

Beer giant ​​Anheuser-Busch (Budweiser, Bud Light) is spearheading efforts to improve water efficiency in the brewing ​industry​. On World Water Day (March 22) it launched its “Water for a Better World” campaign to enhance awareness of water scarcity, one of the main environmental challenges of the 21st century.

​​The campaign goes on until World Environment Day on June 5 and promotes water conservation across Anheuser-Busch’s facilities. it is also designed to involve employees in...


2 months 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Water Mission, an engineering non-profit that brings potable water to 150,000 people in Central America, has a good reason to celebrate World Water Day 2017. The NGO has agreed with Pentair, which develops technologies in sustainable water, to take Project Safewater to more people. The project picks up from a previous collaboration in the Department of Colón in Honduras, where they jointly implemented scalable, sustainable safe water and sanitation projects.

The Colón project is considered the...


2 months 3 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - There are many reasons that forests should be protected, not least for their intrinsic value as some new legislation pieces are starting to recognize. Forests are the habitats of thousands of animal species, and without them, they become critically endangered, as the case of the orangutan in Indonesia painfully illustrates. They help make rain and keep rivers heathy. And, of course, forests are efficient carbon sinks that keep CO2 levels under control.

Regarding the latter, this environmental ‘service’ naturally offered by...


2 months 3 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The New York mets have something very important to write home about. As the baseball kicks off on April 3, the Mets will be launching the new Habitat for Humanity nationwide campaign, Home is the Key. As the Mets play on their home turf, they will help raise awareness for the need of affordable housing in the U.S. and ​abroad.

The​ month-long​ ​​#HomeIsTheKey ​c​​ampaign ​is supported by​ sponsors, celebrities​ (including Country music star Eric Paslay and HGTV personality Chip Wade)​ and community leaders​. It...


3 months 3 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - ​Promoting diversity in companies creates a workplace culture that is more vibrant and equal. ​Many companies are developing specific programs to advance equality and inclusion. Southwest Airlines, for instance, has a Diversity Council and Allstate has increased its procurement spend with diverse suppliers​. ​ The trend now grows stronger with asset management firm​ T. Rowe Price, which in 2014 launched its D&I Strategic Plan to attract, develop and retain talent, value its associates and holder leaders accountable for...


3 months 6 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - An innovative approach to raising funds for sports has taken root in Indianapolis. Local charity Brackets for Good, which was established in 2012, has raised more than $2.7M for 448 charities through local market tournaments in its home town, as well as Louisville, Washington D.C., Ann Arbor, St. Louis, and the Twin Cities.​ And now they are going national with their competitive approach to doing good.

Every March the organization hosts online, bracket-style fundraising tournaments in philanthropic communities around the...


3 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - ​UK startup ​ARC Marine​ ​has received a starting loan from Virgin Start​Up to design and build artificial reefs to protect indigenous white-clawed freshwater crayfish from the lethal effects of illegal fishing trawlers, which are decimating fish stocks worldwide. The structure will be set up at Vobster Quay, an inland water site and former quarry, near Radstock​ in​ Somerset.

​ARC Marine was formed in 2015 to develop solutions for the long-term rehabilitation of damaged reef sea-beds. Since then, it has been developing design...


3 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Plastic bottles collected from the streets and landfills of Haiti are being transformed into Timberland shoewear and clothing items as part of a partnership with ​​Thread, a certified B corporation that makes it what it calls the "most responsible fabric on the planet"​.​

T​he outdoor lifestyle brand has announced the ​Timberland X Thread collection​, which they say ​goes beyond environmental sustainability​ as it also ​creat​es​ social value ​in the shape of cleaner neighborhoods and job opportunities.

​​“The...


3 months 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - People who fight cancer need epic amounts of will power to face up the challenges that come with a diagnosis and the tre​​atment, when it is available. It is an uphill battle which cancer survivor​ and motivator​ Sean Swarner ​in April ​will act out literally as his journeys to the North Pole to complete “The Explorer’s Grand Slam".

Swarner will be summitting the seven highest peaks and both poles​. What's more, he will be doing that​ with only one functioning lung, making him the first cancer survivor to complete this route. ​In partnership...


3 months 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - ​The folks at ​VF Corporation ​are celebrating a landmark achievement. The global fashion retailer announced it managed to reduce its global emissions by 12 percent between 2011 ​and​ 2015, ​which more than doubles the original goal of five percent for the period. ​This translates into 38,000 tons of carbon ​prevented from entering the atmosphere.

How did the company manage this feat, despite massive expansion with around 500 extra sites and 40 percent increase through retail expansion? Partly due to a step-up in the use of...


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