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World Bank Highlights $1.6 Trillion Clean-Tech Market Opportunity for SMEs

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are a major driver of economic development and job creation, particularly in the developing countries. In comparison to other business sectors, jobs in the clean technology sector are relatively safer, better paid and involve higher skills. Governments as well as private business organizations must turn a strategic focus on the clean-tech sector to realize its full growth potential.

Star TV’s SMJ Live With Amir Khan Is Very Much Part of India’s Social Change

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Indian actress Deepika Padukone is not the first Bollywood star to clash with the media recently protesting on how the media treats women. The brutal gang rape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student on a bus in Delhi in December 2012 was a game-changer in a society where women are often treated as second-class citizens and have long been exploited.

Ebola Could Become The Biggest Humanitarian Disaster In A Generation

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Door-to-door searches during a three-day curfew in Sierra identified more than 350 suspected new cases of Ebola, according to a U.S. diplomat, as the American public health institute the Centres for Disease Control (CDC) has been heavily involved in the emergency response.

Coke, Pepsi, Dr Pepper Pledge to Cut Calories to Fight Obesity

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than a third of American adults are obese. The annual medical cost of obesity in the United States in 2008 U.S. dollars was $147 billion. On average, the medical costs for an obese person are $1,429 higher than those for a person with normal weight. Obesity can lead to life-threatening conditions such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer.

Mars, Statoil, Unilever, Southwestern Energy to Announce Green Actions at Climate Summit

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – At the UN Climate Summit this week in New York City, which will include the U.S. President Barack Obama and over a hundred other world leaders, much of the focus is likely to be on the role of global companies in meeting the climate change challenges. Policymakers around the world are keen to hear the voice of business and see clear commitment and actions on the reduction of their carbon footprint.

New Study Says Schizophrenia Associated With Smoking Tobacco

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - We have been aware for some-time that smoking is bad for our health.

Working Towards a TB-Free India

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - India is home to the highest number of tuberculosis (TB) sufferers globally, with two million cases every year. It is estimated that about 40 percent of the Indian population is infected with this bacteria, the vast majority of whom have latent rather than active TB.

Domestic Violence Tops The American News Agenda

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The recent Miss America pageant has put domestic violence high on the American news agenda, when pageant judge Kathy Ireland asked Miss Florida asked about the video of NFL star Ray Rice abusing his future wife in an elevator, and her decision to stay with him.

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