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.

Posts by This Writer

11 months 2 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - We should not underestimate the power of consumer advocacy and the role identity politics plays in today's world. ​​ One of the communities that best understands this logic is the LGBTQ community. It supports companies that advances its causes and takes a stand against homophobia, denouncing companies that engage in discriminatory behavior.

Recent research shows that consumers increasingly want companies to address issues that are active in the news, and LGBTQ rights was cited by two thirds of respondents as a top...

11 months 3 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The sweet taste of chocolate sometimes contains an ingredient that most people would find very bitter if it was listed on the label. Cocoa plantations, the source of chocolate’s main raw material, have been found, in some cases, to encroach on rainforest areas, both in West Africa and South America. According to the World Resource Institute, cocoa crops are putting further pressure on the Amazon, which is already seriously threatened by...

11 months 5 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - In the US more than half of the forests the country harbors are "working" forests, the term used for forests that are explored as sources of timber and raw material for paper production. Despite their environmental and industrial services, these forests are also under pressure and experts warns that over 45 million acres of them are at risk of being converted for commercial and residential use.

That is one of the reasons that a US supplier is stepping in to help protect forestland in Success Pond in the northeast of New Hampshire in the US...

11 months 6 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) -The Business Environmental Performance Initiative (BEPI), a business-driven initiative that works to improve supply chain environmental performance across the globe, has announced a partnership with myclimate Foundation, a Swiss organization focused ​ ​on climate protection. The partnership aims at providing supporting to participating companies so they can measure and reduce carbon emissions in their supply chain more effectively.

This partnership will see the two organizations working together on several areas. One of them is the...

11 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Some ​great ​sustainability news has been brewing at Carlsberg. Now it has been unleashed to the rest of the world​. Carlsberg has released its new sustainability program outlining its plans to go zero emissions and halve water usage at its breweries by 2030. The program is called Together Towards ZERO and is also includes an intermediate step of switching to renewable electricity by 2022.

The program is an integral part of the Carlsberg Group’s SAIL’22 strategy and consists of four major plans: ZERO carbon footprint, ZERO water waste, ZERO irresponsible drinking and a ZERO accidents culture, with their...

11 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Some lucky Londoners who happen to stand at a trio of central London bus stops will see the air around them change - for better. This is thanks to an initiative to install at ​said​ stops an air cleaning technology that removes harmful pollutants from the air, including nitrogen dioxide and particulate matter.

Called Airlabs, the system will be place​d​ at three high profile and highly polluted central London locations. The project is a collaboration between The Body Shop​ with its media agency Maxus​ and...

11 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - A few weeks ago the world switched off the lights f​​or Earth Hour. Now, an industry-led campaign is inviting organizations around the wor​l​d to 'turn it off' this coming Friday, a few days before the summer solstice (June 21). Different day, different organizers but the goal is the same: start a conversation about sustainabillity.

Daylight Hour is an annual social media campaign organized by the Building Energy Exchange to raise awareness about swapping...

11 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Private equity firm Pegasus Capital Advisor has ann​​ounced ​it has hired former United States EPA Chief​,​ Gina McCarthy​,​ who will serve as an Operating Advisor to the company.​ ​McCarthy has a long track record of public service in the environmental and public health arenas that goes back 30 years and has helped advance clean energy, p​​ublic transportation and public health goals in the United States.

During her stint at EPA between 2013 and 2017, ​McCarthy​​ finalized the Clean...

11 months 1 week ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Chemistry is at the core of innovation and sustainability, and there are many bright minds out there that need support to put their ideas into practice. In order to make that happen, AkzoNobel Speciality Chemicals, a global painting and coatings company, launched the Imagine Chemistry challenge to promote sustainable chemistry. Considering the number of applications, there is plenty of evidence that interest in making chemistry greener runs high.

The company has just announced the three overall winners of the...

11 months 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Israel is at the forefront of several technological innovations, ​most famously ​desalination​ techniques​. But in recent years, the country has become known for its strong vegan trend and innovation in ​lab​ meat, the so-called​ ​'clean meat'.

Recently, the country played host to the clean meat conference, which featured several leading lights of this cutting edge (no pun intended) industry, including Dr. Yaron Bogin, CEO of the Modern Agriculture Foundation, who ​says​ Israel​ is ​​at the center of what he calls 'global food...