Antonio Pasolini

Antonio Pasolini
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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10 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...

10 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...

10 months 3 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...

10 months 3 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,...

10 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...

10 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...

10 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...

11 months 3 min ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The new Growing Green Center, built on the campus of Parks & People Foundation in Baltimore, is leading by example. Sponsored by LG Electronics, the purpose of the bulding is to encourage Baltimoreans to go outdoors and make the most of the city's parks as well as inspire youth to go the green way.

The Jean and Sidney Silber Center will be home for Branches, Parks & People’s high school environmental internship program that offers internships to youth in the maintenance of public green spaces so they can learn about...

11 months 3 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - ​The genesis of the human-caused g​lobal warming ​goes back to​ the ​I​ndustrial ​R​evolution​, with 1751 as the “official" year it began. Fast forward 237 years and we arrive at 1988, the year when climate change was officially recognised and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was created. Since then, humanity has clogged up the atmosphere with more emissions than it had between 1751 and then.

​There is a new angle to the story, as revealed by one of the latest reports compiled by CDP (formerly the Carbon...

11 months 3 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - As the world’s forests remain under increasing pressure, therefore increasing climate change and driving animal extinction, the 10th anniversary of the Forest Stewardship Council certification is a timely reminder of the urgency to protect the planet's forest coverage in a smart, effective way.

Tetrapak has been on board with FSC since its beginning, when it launched the​ first ​Tetra Pakpackage labelled with the FSC​ seal​. S​ince then​,​ the number of certified cartons has reached a staggering total of 280 billion...