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.

Posts by This Writer

2 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Solar power is the first market to benefit from a new investment ​application​ called MyBit, an Ethereum blockchain platform ​that enables the crowdfunding of so​-​called "revenue generating machines", also known as Internet of Things (IoT)​ ​Assets.

The aim of the platform is to democratize investing, so anyone​ anywhere in the world​​ can buy a percentage stake in a device that generates revenue and in return receive a portion of revenue the machine produces.

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2 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Another corporation is increasing its share of renewable energy as part of its sustainability program. Leading retailer Target has entered an agreement with Soloman Forks wind farm to buy enough energy to meet the energy demands of 150 stores.

The companies have signed a long-term contract for 100 megawatts (MW) of new electricity generation capacity and will help Target expand its use of clean energy and meet its corporate responsibility goals.

Previously, the company had already installed solar rooftop panels at 350 of its stores and distribution centers. The company is aiming to solarize 500 of its stores...


2 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - We may be seeing troubling setbacks in climate policy as far as government goes, but business leaders know better, and are charging ahead with commitments to mitigate climate disruption. The latest business giant to make a massive environmental commitment is Amazon, which has now joined the Business Environmental Leadership Council at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES). The goal is to find and apply practical solutions to the world’s climate and energy challenges.

The C2ES Business Environmental Leadership Council was formed in 1998. It is the largest U.S.-based association of companies totally...


2 months 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – We often think of chemicals as highly toxic materials that could even prove lethal. But chemistry is everywhere and we rely on it for everything we need in daily life, from the ink in our pens to the actual food we eat. It is an integral part of our routines and industrial processes.

As such, chemicals also need a green overhaul as they can be aggressive to the planet and animal lives, and must be replaced with safer alternatives. Companies are under increasing pressure to offer safer, planet-friendly alternatives, but...


2 months 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Animal welfare global NGO has published a new report highlighting the grueling conditions in which elephants exploited in tourist settings in Asia are kept. The problem concentrates in areas where elephants are used for rides and performances offered as tourist attractions.

The report reveals that more than 75 percent of a total of 3,000 Asian elephants, an endangered species, are living in degrading conditions. Apart from a heavy work routine, the pachyderms are typically chained day and night with chains that often do not...


2 months 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – ​ Two sustainability non-profits have compiled a report claiming the main energy suppliers, or the "Big Six" of the UK market, need to change their business models and practices if they want to thrive in the future. The report is being launched in the wake of fundamental changes to the energy market announced by the government.

​​Forum for the Future and Friends Provident Foundation​ based their report on fresh insights from a group of six former utility company CEOs, energy ministers and high-ranking civil servant​s​ ​who...


2 months 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - “Conscious Inclusion": this is the phrase defense and security company Lockheed Martin has coined to name its program that promotes diversity and equal opportunities within the organization. The program has three main focus areas: employee engagement, inclusive leadership and diversity outreach.

The strategy is explained in the latest company report, which also describes initiatives from the company's tens of resource groups, professional development, forums and councils, covering racial minorities, LGBT employees, women,...


2 months 3 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Cascade ​Energy, a specialist in energy industrial efficiency, ​has released its latest sustainability report​. Since it is its very core business, energy efficiency is ​the main component of the company's sustainability efforts. Last year, the company set a goal to deliver 900 aMW of energy savings by a 2025 deadline, which the company will achieve by improving energy engineering and energy services management.​ In 2016 it achieved 41.79 aMW from a goal of ​45 a MW.

The company achieved several goals in terms of administration steps to improve sustainability, such as ​establishing an executive commitment and...


2 months 3 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - 170 ​participants​ have signed up to test the grid efficiency of a solar power array in the Fruit Belt, Buffalo (NY). Besides supporting clean energy, they will benefit from significant bill savings.

The project in question is National Grid's ​Fruit Belt Neighborhood Solar Demonstration Project,​ and it amounts to a total of 500-kilowatt generating capacity.

The $3.7 million solar energy demonstration project was given the greenlight in 2015 by New York...


2 months 3 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Real estate and investment management company JLL recently released its 2016 sustainability report, highlighting the company's future-oriented actions through its Building a Better Tomorrow program.

The program is designed to embed environmental, social and financial responsibilities across all of JLL's services and operations. The actions are based on four pillars: generating value for clients, engaging the company's people, transforming workplaces and supporting communities.

One of the highlights is JLL being listed as one of the "World's...


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