Antonio Pasolini

Antonio Pasolini
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.

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6 months 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Latin America ​is a continent with massive levels of poverty​, where m​illions of people liv​e without​ basic services such as sanitation and clean water. One of the organizations that works in th​at​ part of the world to help people in need is Techo.

But Techo itself also needs help to run its operations and​, ​in this video, it tells the story of a software donation from ​that ​enabled the NGO to manage its ​accounts​​​​​ in the...

6 months 3 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Scientist James Lovelock, proponent of the Gaia hypothesis, always says that in order to spare the planet of the worst effects of climate change, we need more technology, not less. He is probably right. With eagerness to solve the world's most pressing problems, scientists sometimes get evangelical about the solutions they envision, until they come into the difficulties that inevitable rear their annoying faces when their systems are applied to real-life scenarios.

This has been the case with several cleantech...

7 months 2 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - In 2016 National Park Service celebrated 100 years of existence. To mark the date, the organization carried out several actions to encourage more public use of parks across the U.S. The main goal was to groom the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates.

One of the actions was the successful co​​llaboration with the National Park Foundation​,​ Find Your Park / Encuentra Tu Parque. More than one in three millennials became familiar with the Find Your Park campaign through intensive publicity in print and web media, PAs, PR and social media campaigns and live...

7 months 4 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - HP found in the Global Citizen Festival in India the perfect platform to launch its HP World on Wheels (WoW) initiative, ​an ambitious project to promote digital literacy, education programming, entrepreneurship training, and other community services in rural India. In total, HP will build and deploy 48​ fully ​​labs ​decked out with digital tools ​as part of its global initiative to help people in economically excluded areas to make their dreams...

7 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Consumers Energy,​ a Michigan public utility,​ has reached ​in 2016 ​another milestone in energy savings for non-profit​s with ​free upgrades to 541 nonprofits and houses of worship in 41 counties across Michigan.

Called Nonprofit and House of Worship Initiative, it was launched four years ago to help food pantries, The Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanity, churches, senior centers and others. These ​organizations ​got free energy efficiency upgrades and incentives for projects that amounted to more than $975,000 in...

7 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Offshore windpower is now a reality in the U.S. as the much-awaited Block Island Wind Farm has completed its commissioning and testing phases and begun commercial operations. It is now delivering electricity into the New England region’s grid on a regular basis. The energy produced from the Block Island Wind Farm is linked to the New England grid by the multinational utility National Grid’s new sea2shore submarine transmission cable system.

National Grid has become the first U.S. utility to deliver wind electricity from an offshore source...

7 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Gender equality. A buzz term ​still evading women, who still ​lag behind in terms of wages and representativeness in the workplace, politics and just about every sector of society. However, ​entrepreneurialship has seen a spike in recent times, as a new study by the Kaufman Foundation shows​. But much more needs to be done to redress the gender balance.

The latest...

7 months 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - For several decades, practicality trumped health when it came to food choices, with disastrous consequences on human health, ​including soaring ​rates of obesity, heart problems and diabetes​, besides the risks associated with environmentally-unfriendly pesticides.​ Since most people spend a great deal of their days at work, improving access to proper food in the workplace is essential.

Fortunately, a paradigm shift is brewing.​​

“A workplace...

7 months 3 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The folks at Bacardi ​must be in high spirits right now​. The iconic ​beverage​ company has succeeded in reducing its greenhouse gas emissions worldwide in half, beating its self-imposed December 2017 deadline by more than a year. The reduction achieved equals to taking 15,000 cars off the road each year. reducing oil use by 165,000 barrels annually or installing 18 wind turbines.

​​Bacardi says it ​managed to score this sustainability goal​ by systematically pursuing the objectives and actions laid out in Good Spirited: Building a...

7 months 3 weeks ago

There is a new way to put ​online shopping packaging to good use. An initiative known as Give Back Box allows shoppers to donate used goods using the same box that carried their newly-bought goods. It's a double-whammy: you recycle and donate stuff you no longer need, and reuse the cardboard paper of the packaging, which otherwise would end up on a landfill site.

For this holiday season, Goodwill, the NGO behind the iniatiative, is partnering with leading retailers to make it easy for online shoppers to reuse, repurpose and recycle textiles and clothing. Launched one year ​ago to...